Many aging seniors struggle with undiagnosed depression and anxiety due to financial constraints and lack of proper reimbursement from Medicare for psychiatric services.
Sundowner's syndrome is a condition that affects individuals with dementia or Alzheimer's, causing increased confusion, agitation, and restlessness as the day progresses.
As a caregiver of a senior citizen, it's essential to stay informed about medical recalls that can affect their health and well-being. From hip replacements to prescription medications, understanding the potential risks and side effects can be challenging.
Aging and living with chronic illness can bring about new challenges and changes. In this post, we discuss the importance of planning for your future health care needs and offer tips for seniors and their caregivers.
Hip replacement surgery can be especially challenging for those with dementia, who may not be able to communicate their pain. As a caregiver, it's important to know the signs and symptoms of discomfort, and to use techniques like RIME (rest, ice, medicate, elevate) to manage pain.
Antibiotic resistant bacteria superbugs, like CRE, are a growing threat that infect over 2 million people in the US annually and kill at least 25,000.
In this blog post, Anna shares her experiences caring for her mother with Alzheimer's dementia and the challenges of managing hoarding behavior. Read on to learn more about the genetic component of hoarding and tips for finding balance as a caregiver.