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.
Common in-home safety hazards can lead to falls, slips, fires and many other life-threatening accidents. Seniors are especially prone to getting hurt from these common hazards at home. Here are a few tips on how to identify and fix common home safety hazards.
The care needs for seniors may become more complex with age, while their families juggle jobs, commitments and care for their own children. The families may decide on hiring a live-in caregiver for respite. However, hiring a live-in caregiver can be challenging. Here are a few tips on what to do.