Are you worried about having your hearing tested? Would you like to know what all the technical language and scientific tests mean? Here is some information so that you will know what will happen when you get your hearing tested. The … [Read more...] about Understanding your hearing test
No matter what age you are, you should be getting the recommended 7-9 hours of uninterrupted sleep. However, this is not always possible due to hormonal changes or other factors that could be causing sleep problems. As we age, we become more … [Read more...] about Are you getting enough sleep?
Understanding the causes and potential treatment of dizziness is important, particularly for elderly people, as dizziness can increase their chances of having an accident or a fall. Dizziness describes a number of sensations people can experience … [Read more...] about Do you feel dizzy sometimes?
Have you noticed your loved is having difficulties performing everyday activities around their home? This may be a sign that your loved one can no longer cope with living alone and needs some form of assisted living. The level of care your … [Read more...] about Assisted living signs
Happy New Year! It’s that time again when many caregivers develop New Year’s resolutions to help make the New Year even better then the last. Often caregivers are so focused on caring for their loved one they forget to take care of themselves. … [Read more...] about New Year’s resolutions for caregivers
If your loved one needs to be rushed to the hospital it’s important to have the right information ready to tell the hospital staff. Knowing your loved one’s medical history or private health insurance provider can help the hospital staff to give … [Read more...] about Important information in case of an emergency
Being a grandparent can be a wonderful experience as you watch a new member of your family grow and develop. Grandparents also have the opportunity to build a great relationship with their grandkids, provide guidance and pass on their family … [Read more...] about Building relationships with grandkids
Christmas can be a very lonely time for some elderly people who live alone or are unable to spend the day with their families. Visiting a loved one or even an elderly friend can make a huge difference to their day and to their wellbeing. Here … [Read more...] about Visiting your loved ones over Christmas
It’s the beginning of summer and that means there are many more sunny days and extreme heat conditions ahead. Staying cool in summer is important to prevent health conditions such as dehydration or heat stress, which can be caused by overheating … [Read more...] about Staying cool this summer
Cooking can be quite difficult and time consuming for your loved one, especially if they suffer from limited mobility or loss of vision. If your loved one is not eating regular meals or maintaining a healthy diet there are some things you can do … [Read more...] about Great meal ideas