Finding a suitable rehabilitation facility is a must when recovering from a traumatic injury. It can be the difference between successfully regaining total health once more or continuing to struggle with healing. That said, picking a rehab facility can be a little more complicated than one might imagine. Each rehabilitation facility can offer vastly differing […]
The idea of putting our loved ones in a nursing home can be a difficult decision and is something that most of us don’t even consider at first. However, there will come a time when we can no longer provide full-time attention and care to our loved ones that we need to seek help from […]
Stroke affects a part of the brain. With rehabilitation, it can help you regain independence and improve the quality of your life. However, recovery depends on the severity of the stroke complications and a person’s ability to recuperate. Stroke Rehabilitation: What’s Involved in the Process? Stroke rehabilitation involves different approaches. As mentioned, it can vary […]
Out of all the illnesses that may occur in an aging person, Alzheimer’s and dementia would have to be some of the most debilitating of them all. Other diseases would target the heart, lungs, or colon, but this one targets a central part of the body—a central part of your personality, in fact—and it’s none […]
Living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is difficult to manage, especially if you have to do it alone. It requires recurring laboratory tests for monitoring, occasional assistance for walking, pain mitigation, and medication management. Most of the time, most patients request their loved one’s help daily, but they have their own busy schedules to manage, […]
One of the side effects of diabetes is raising the likelihood of sores and ulcers. Ulcers are essentially open sores which are sometimes called wounds on the skin which don’t heal properly. Ulcers usually manifest on the legs and feet of a person; other areas include folds of skin on a stomach and in one’s […]
When an individual grows old, they often worry about who will take care of them or see to their needs when they can no longer care for themselves. This is where respite care can come in. Respite care can allow seniors to live a stress-free life at the end of their days. Here are some […]
We have a lot to thank doctors and nurses for—because of their efforts, many can live beyond their supposed time limit, and others can have a better quality of life despite their conditions. While medical professionals are partly responsible for what society has become, none can disregard the contributions of caregivers to healthcare.
Hospice care involves the management of a patient’s quality of life once medical interventions and treatment are no longer as effective. It provides comfort and support for people through the final stages of their advanced, life-limiting illnesses.
Daily mental stimulation is incredibly important for every person, especially for elderly individuals. Seniors need routine activities that will help maintain their physical and mental health. Still, given their limited mobility and other health conditions, it can be difficult to think of what they can do.