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Caring for the Elderly Blog

Visiting the doctor can be a difficult undertaking for seniors who do not have a consistent means of getting to their appointments or who have not been able to keep track of their health. We look at the role of live-in care in increasing senior health independence.
Constipation is common among older adults, who consume more processed and ready-to-eat foods that are often poor in fibre. Consistent instances of constipation should be checked up by a doctor to rule out more significant health issues. We outline key practices and tips to prevent bowel disruption.
Seniors may suffer vision issues and eye-related illnesses as they grow older. Families with loved ones who require additional assistance due to deteriorating vision have a variety of options. We examine a number of care choices that can help older folks preserve their vision and get the medical help they need.
As seniors age, they may require professional care. Many options are available for families for both facilities-based and in-home care, including live-in and live-out care for their loved ones. We explore the various care options available to families for the care of their loved ones.
Poor diet and lack of exercise, in addition to other factors such as genetics, can cause high cholesterol in seniors, which can lead to many chronic problems. In this article, we share a few tips on caring for seniors with high cholesterol.
Maintaining health in old age requires a focus on both physical and mental wellbeing through activities such as socialization, meditation, avoiding depression, exercising regularly, eating healthy, getting proper sleep and engaging regularly with the physicians. In this article, we explore strategies for healthy aging for seniors.
Caregivers must take care of themselves before they can provide good care to seniors. Caregivers face emotional and physical stresses regularly which can adversely affect their mood, cognition and health. We share the top recommendations from experts for caregivers to take better care of themselves.
Infections can be deadly for seniors, as they can get infected easily. Maintaining proper cleanliness, hygiene practices and infection control measures in the home will reduce the chances of seniors and caregivers falling sick. We share some universal infection control measures that need to be practiced by caregivers.
Vision loss is a part and parcel of aging and can be accentuated by disease. It can severely impact a senior's quality of life and increase falls and other risks. We share a few caregiving tips on how to care for seniors with poor vision.

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