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

Importance of Proper Nourishment in Senior Age

Micronutrient deficiency is rampant among the elderly. It is because of the lack of nutritional value in the food they eat. When we have no time to cook at home, we always turn to fast food for our meal fixes, but we know most of them are unhealthy. Nutrition for elders must be a focus … Continue reading

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Lowering Hypertension Risk Through Physical Activity

Hypertension is one of the most common ailments among older adults in the US. It’s also the biggest risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. As scary as it sounds, it’s not impossible to lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk of getting hypertension. All you have to do is move. In managing your blood pressure, … Continue reading

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Dealing with Loved Ones with Dementia

It’s not an easy task to care for our loved ones with Dementia. Slowly, impairments will manifest in them. Dementia will also cause them to become more prone to dangers and injuries. Given this, it is best that every family member knows how to deal with its symptoms. Here are some things that you have … Continue reading

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