Medication Safety Tips for Older People Getting older is a natural physiological process; after certain years of life, our organs, tissues, and the entire organism start to suffer and become less and less productive. Many internal and external factors affect aging process (as you can see on this link). They cause adverse changes
Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors Guest post courtesy of Holly Love at FirstCare.ie Dementia is a serious disease that really possesses a great challenge to the caregiver. Handling someone with a brain disorder can sometimes be so daunting. You will be required to master every detail that will really make the patient
Combatting Ageism: How to be part of the solution So here’s the story: Once upon a time we lived in a society where age was irrelevant; our elders were revered and respected . . . old age was admired, not feared. In this perfect, more civilized era where combatting ageism wasn't even
Current statistics show that each year in North America well over 1,000,000 people who are receiving care in hospitals, nursing homes or at home, develop pressure ulcers. It is estimated that the cost of treating a pressure ulcer can exceed $40,000 so in strictly financial terms it makes great sense to prevent the condition.