How Does Osteoarthritis Impact Your Senior at Home?

People with osteoarthritis usually get this type of arthritis in joints that were injured previously. The cartilage tends to break down and make moving much more difficult and painful. There can also be swelling in and around those joints, which complicates everything even more. Using Utensils and Tools May Be Difficult Many people with osteoarthritis … Continue reading

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Know the Warning Signs and Actions to Take During National Stroke Awareness Month

National Stroke Awareness Month is here. You’d think people would know the signs of a stroke, but the truth is that only one out of every three younger adults know the signs. It’s essential to go over them with any grandchildren, younger cousins, or younger siblings. When a stroke occurs, the chances of survival are … Continue reading

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What Can You Do to Help Your Senior with Medication Adherence?

Medication adherence can be a real problem for some aging adults, and for valid reasons. Your elderly family member may forget medications, she may feel uncomfortable or bad when she takes some of her medications, or she may not be able to physically handle making sure that she’s taking all of her medications properly. Finding … Continue reading

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