Establishing a Skincare Routine for Seniors

Compared to their younger counterparts, aging adults are more sensitive and susceptible to skin diseases due to them being prone to skin dryness. Aging skin hardly ever produces natural oils; therefore, seniors may end up with a variety of problems with their skin, like dermatitis and eczema, without a proper skincare routine. Having a skincare … Continue reading

About Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Breathing is a natural and essential part of life. The ability to breathe in oxygen and breathe out carbon dioxide is vital to every human. Our lungs are in charge of this necessary function. However, like any part of our bodies, the lungs are not immune to diseases. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is … Continue reading

Personal and Dental Care for Seniors

When we think about health, we often think about the physical health and mental health of a person. Most of the time, we put oral health out of the picture. Taking care of your dental health should be part of your personal care regimen. Mouth and oral health are only attended to when you’re already … Continue reading

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Preventing Slips and Falls in Your Home

Slips and falls are some of the most frequently reported accidents in the United States and cause nearly one-third of all nonfatal injuries according to the National Safety Council. This can be particularly dangerous if you have the elderly, people with chronic illnesses, or someone recovering from surgery at home. As a provider of home … Continue reading

Staying Physically Active in Your Senior Years

Staying physically active is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy in your senior years. The CDC recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity weekly. That’s around 30 minutes per day, five (5) days a week. As a provider of home care services in St. Louis, Missouri, we try to … Continue reading

Why Do Seniors Need to Have Proper Oral Care?

Many seniors neglect their dental health due to mobility problems or forgetfulness. But this shouldn’t be an excuse not to maintain good oral health. More so for seniors who are prone to having dental problems and other diseases. According to recent research, dental problems are linked to pneumonia in aging adults. It’s also linked to … Continue reading