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Dianna Malkowski

The Pros and Cons of Tranquility Incontinence Products

There are many different lines of incontinence products that anyone with this problem can choose from. Finding the right type of incontinence supplies to use to...

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Charlotte Bishop

Five Tips for Preventing Bedsores in Older Adults

Health care providers call them decubitus ulcers, but most people know these pressure wounds on the skin as bedsores. It is generally estimated that about two...

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Charlotte Bishop

Of the roughly 35 million Americans who are 65 years of age or older, almost one in every five is depressed. No one argues that bereavement or loss, isolation, medical ailments or incapacity may

By: Charlotte Bishop l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 07, 2012
Charlotte Bishop

More than 40 million adults in the United States are providing some sort of ongoing help with activities of daily living to an older adult. This figure jumps to more than 60 million adults who at

By: Charlotte Bishop l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 07, 2012
Charlotte Bishop

More than 26 percent of Americans over age 50 suffer from measureable hearing impairment, and this figure rises to almost 50% of the population 74 years of age and older. But only about one in seven

By: Charlotte Bishop l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 07, 2012
Chris A. Harmen

Enjoying a great quality of life is within your grasp if you put your mind to it. By thinking, eating, and exercising right, you can enjoy a healthy retirement. Read on to find out more.

By: Chris A. Harmen l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 06, 2012
Chris A. Harmen

Baby Boomers reshaped society in their youth and are doing it again in retirement by selecting alternative retirement communities for their next adventure. If you are looking at alternative

By: Chris A. Harmen l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 06, 2012
Sylvia Behnish

In several countries, the U.S., Canada and the U.K. being among them, people over one hundred years are the fastest growing segment in the population. Why are there now more people living to one

By: Sylvia Behnish l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 06, 2012
Stuart Withers

When our loved ones get to the age of retirement we need to decide whether they can continue living independently. Often, our elders need a bit of help and support to maintain a happy fulfilling

By: Stuart Withers l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 06, 2012

Making the decision to place a member of your family in an assisted living facility is a difficult one. How do you know what to look for when you are looking for nursing homes for your loved one?

By: Aloysius Aucoin l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 05, 2012

By the time people start to grow old, their competence and productivity in doing a particular job is trimming down. In this case, they need proper support in terms of finances, health promotion, and

By: Barbara B Vallejo l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 05, 2012

By the time people start to grow old, their competence and productivity in doing a particular job is trimming down. In this case, they need proper support in terms of finances, health promotion, and

By: Barbara B Vallejo l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 05, 2012
Kyle Q. Murphy

Abuse can be a difficult issue to tackle but it is absolutely necessary that we find ways of recognizing abuse of the elderly. The occurrences of elderly abuse in the United States has taken a toll

By: Kyle Q. Murphy l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jun 25, 2012

The health and well-being of our families should be our top consideration. So choosing the best senior care has to offer is obviously an important decision. The tough part is determining what exactly

By: Tocab Jackson l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 26, 2012
Dianna Malkowski

One of the most difficult things that come with experiencing incontinence is the feeling of a loss of control. Many people feel that their dignity and self esteem is threatened when they have to

By: Dianna Malkowski l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 26, 2012
Dianna Malkowski

Many people are completely undone at the thought of using adult diapers to manage their incontinence. They often feel that it will be humiliating and that they have no choice but for the world to see

By: Dianna Malkowski l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 26, 2012
Peter Mangiola

Many seniors who are frail, disabled, and infirmed prefer to stay in their own homes rather than in the hospital. Good thing there is in home nursing care to provide seniors all types of healthcare

By: Peter Mangiola l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 24, 2012
Peter Mangiola

As the new way of aging becomes more and more popular, some people are wondering just what is home care. The term home care refers to health and social services provided by trained caregivers at the

By: Peter Mangiola l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 24, 2012
Peter Mangiola

To many seniors the saying that there's no place like home is very true. In fact, recent studies confirm that almost 90% of seniors want to stay in their homes for as long as possible. With at home

By: Peter Mangiola l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 24, 2012

Putting loved ones into nursing homes is sometimes inevitable when the person becomes too infirm to live at home. While this is a solution to one set of problems, it can sometimes give rise to an

By: Davies Grainger l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 23, 2012

People who have elderly or unwell family members eventually have to think of selecting good nursing homes to put these loved ones in so that they get the best possible care. However, this is not an

By: Davies Grainger l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 23, 2012
Donna Sundblad

Providing elder care for a loved one can feel like an all-consuming project. For those living in the Los Angeles Area there are a multitude of choices and it can all seem a bit daunting, but it

By: Donna Sundblad l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 22, 2012
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Dianna Malkowski

Many people are completely undone at the thought of using adult diapers to manage their incontinence. They often feel that it will be humiliating and that they have no choice but for the world to see

By: Dianna Malkowski l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 26, 2012 lViews: 121 lComments: 0
Charlotte Bishop

More than 40 million adults in the United States are providing some sort of ongoing help with activities of daily living to an older adult. This figure jumps to more than 60 million adults who at

By: Charlotte Bishop l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 07, 2012 lViews: 80 lComments: 0

Anyone suffering from the inability to sit down comfortably on a toilet seat due to a disability, injury or aging problems will benefit from a toilet seat riser or a handicap toilet seat. There are

By: Matt R Evans l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 70 lComments: 0

It's perhaps that time in your life where you need assistance in caring for an elderly parent. Choosing a companion care aide is never easy as there are so many factors to consider. This short

By: Jack Restinson l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 29, 2012 lViews: 68 lComments: 0
Charlotte Bishop

More than 26 percent of Americans over age 50 suffer from measureable hearing impairment, and this figure rises to almost 50% of the population 74 years of age and older. But only about one in seven

By: Charlotte Bishop l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 07, 2012 lViews: 68 lComments: 0
Charlotte Bishop

Of the roughly 35 million Americans who are 65 years of age or older, almost one in every five is depressed. No one argues that bereavement or loss, isolation, medical ailments or incapacity may

By: Charlotte Bishop l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 07, 2012 lViews: 67 lComments: 0

Senior home care services are a rising trend for today's elders who are known as the 'baby boomer' generation. The increase in demand results from today's demographic, economic, and technological

By: Jack Restinson l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 29, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0
Dianna Malkowski

There are many different lines of incontinence products that anyone with this problem can choose from. Finding the right type of incontinence supplies to use to help manage your incontinence takes

By: Dianna Malkowski l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

Making the decision to place a member of your family in an assisted living facility is a difficult one. How do you know what to look for when you are looking for nursing homes for your loved one?

By: Aloysius Aucoin l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 05, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Dianna Malkowski

One of the most difficult things that come with experiencing incontinence is the feeling of a loss of control. Many people feel that their dignity and self esteem is threatened when they have to

By: Dianna Malkowski l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 26, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Peter Mangiola

As the new way of aging becomes more and more popular, some people are wondering just what is home care. The term home care refers to health and social services provided by trained caregivers at the

By: Peter Mangiola l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Chris A. Harmen

Baby Boomers reshaped society in their youth and are doing it again in retirement by selecting alternative retirement communities for their next adventure. If you are looking at alternative

By: Chris A. Harmen l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 06, 2012 lViews: 58 lComments: 0
Chris A. Harmen

Enjoying a great quality of life is within your grasp if you put your mind to it. By thinking, eating, and exercising right, you can enjoy a healthy retirement. Read on to find out more.

By: Chris A. Harmen l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 06, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0

Financial abuse of our seniors is just one type of abuse that seniors are subjected to in nursing homes. The more common types are verbal and physical abuse. If you suspect that your loved ones are

By: Dave Artman l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0

People who have elderly or unwell family members eventually have to think of selecting good nursing homes to put these loved ones in so that they get the best possible care. However, this is not an

By: Davies Grainger l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 23, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Peter Mangiola

Many seniors who are frail, disabled, and infirmed prefer to stay in their own homes rather than in the hospital. Good thing there is in home nursing care to provide seniors all types of healthcare

By: Peter Mangiola l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Kevin Bluhm

Dementia is the term used to refer to memory loss caused by the brain's physical changes. Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia and changes caused by memory loss lead to differed

By: Kevin Bluhm l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Dianna Malkowski

When many people are first diagnosed with incontinence they feel embarrassed, overwhelmed, and often feel that they will have to become totally reliant on others in order to manage their

By: Dianna Malkowski l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Donna Sundblad

Providing elder care for a loved one can feel like an all-consuming project. For those living in the Los Angeles Area there are a multitude of choices and it can all seem a bit daunting, but it

By: Donna Sundblad l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 22, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0

Putting loved ones into nursing homes is sometimes inevitable when the person becomes too infirm to live at home. While this is a solution to one set of problems, it can sometimes give rise to an

By: Davies Grainger l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 23, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
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Spending time with a senior citizen may turn out to be more rewarding for you than for the elderly man or woman you visit. Volunteer at an assisted living center to find out.

By: Anna Woodward l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 20, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Chris A. Harmen

Enjoying a great quality of life is within your grasp if you put your mind to it. By thinking, eating, and exercising right, you can enjoy a healthy retirement. Read on to find out more.

By: Chris A. Harmen l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 06, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0
Chris A. Harmen

Baby Boomers reshaped society in their youth and are doing it again in retirement by selecting alternative retirement communities for their next adventure. If you are looking at alternative

By: Chris A. Harmen l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 06, 2012 lViews: 58 lComments: 0

Making the decision to place a member of your family in an assisted living facility is a difficult one. How do you know what to look for when you are looking for nursing homes for your loved one?

By: Aloysius Aucoin l Home & Family > Elder Care l Jul 05, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0

The health and well-being of our families should be our top consideration. So choosing the best senior care has to offer is obviously an important decision. The tough part is determining what exactly

By: Tocab Jackson l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 26, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0

Financial abuse of our seniors is just one type of abuse that seniors are subjected to in nursing homes. The more common types are verbal and physical abuse. If you suspect that your loved ones are

By: Dave Artman l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Kevin Bluhm

Dementia is the term used to refer to memory loss caused by the brain's physical changes. Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia and changes caused by memory loss lead to differed

By: Kevin Bluhm l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0

Though Alzheimer's is a challenge to live with and care for, enrolling the help of a live-in care aide can significantly reduce the levels of stress and responsibilities for you. In addition, hiring

By: Jack Restinson l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 29, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0

It's perhaps that time in your life where you need assistance in caring for an elderly parent. Choosing a companion care aide is never easy as there are so many factors to consider. This short

By: Jack Restinson l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 29, 2012 lViews: 68 lComments: 0

Senior home care services are a rising trend for today's elders who are known as the 'baby boomer' generation. The increase in demand results from today's demographic, economic, and technological

By: Jack Restinson l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 29, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0

At some point in our lives, we need to face the need for senior home care, either for our loved ones or for ourselves. How we approach the task can make the difference between a contented old age and

By: Jack Restinson l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 29, 2012 lViews: 42 lComments: 0

As a child, your parents gave their all to you. They were there for you financially, emotionally and involved in every way to support the apple of their eyes. Now the tables have turned, life changes

By: Jack Restinson l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 29, 2012 lViews: 43 lComments: 0

If you've ever heard the expression "once a man, twice a child," this is very true. Many elderly parents over the age of 65 have a hard time keeping up due to illness or weakness. And speaking of

By: Jack Restinson l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 29, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0

An assisted living facility will benefit the senior and the senior's family. Those individuals who have reached retirement years often enjoy a lot of independence, but they may also begin to have

By: Sarah Dowling l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 24, 2012 lViews: 40 lComments: 0

Home health Aid is very important for people who are injures or recovering from an accident or simply elders who want to be taken care of at their home and without being sent to a nursing house.

By: Harold Spencer l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 43 lComments: 0

Anyone suffering from the inability to sit down comfortably on a toilet seat due to a disability, injury or aging problems will benefit from a toilet seat riser or a handicap toilet seat. There are

By: Matt R Evans l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 70 lComments: 0
Marie Marley

This article discusses several ways to entertain people with Alzheimer's disease in the early and middle stages of the disease. The focus is on choosing interesting activities you can do together.

By: Marie Marley l Home & Family > Elder Care l Feb 03, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
C J Mackey

For many aging seniors who are starting to need extra help, moving in with your children is not a viable or desired option. Unfortunately, sometimes parents and children do not want to think about

By: C J Mackey l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 12, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0

Putting loved ones into nursing homes is sometimes inevitable when the person becomes too infirm to live at home. While this is a solution to one set of problems, it can sometimes give rise to an

By: Davies Grainger l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 23, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

People who have elderly or unwell family members eventually have to think of selecting good nursing homes to put these loved ones in so that they get the best possible care. However, this is not an

By: Davies Grainger l Home & Family > Elder Care l Apr 23, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
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