More than 40% of seniors report experiencing loneliness, a staggering statistic that makes caretakers want to take action to prevent their loved ones from feeling lonely. If you are a caregiver to an elderly loved one, you may be willing to try anything to keep your parents or relatives from feeling depressed. One question caretakers […]
Caring for Edema in the Elderly
When caring for senior loved ones, it is important to familiarize yourself with common ailments to know whether or not you should be concerned. For instance, it is not uncommon for adults to experience minor weight gain or swelling from time to time. However, for older adults, especially those with chronic health conditions, swelling in […]
The Importance of Seniors Living Independently
The idea of seniors living independently is an important one for people in older age, as well as everyone who loves and cares for them. After all, seniors don’t want something like age or medical issues to keep them from continuing to live in their homes by themselves as they always have. At Senior Health […]
Here Are the Best Hamstring Stretches for Seniors
As a network of physical rehabilitation and personal care facilities for the elderly, Senior Health Care Solutions is aware of the importance of staying flexible as you age. Elderly people overall have less mobility due to their tendons and muscles losing elasticity over time. As a result, it’s easier for older people to suffer hamstring […]
The Benefits of Staying Active in Old Age
Everyone’s health can benefit from adding in more exercise, but physical activity can especially help the elderly. The benefits of staying active in old age cannot be overstated, and we take the need for exercise seriously with our patients and residents here at Senior Health Care Solutions. Staying active in old age has been linked […]
What Are the Complications of Broken Bones in the Elderly?
Doctors and other medical professionals know that medical problems are not the same across all people. What could be a major issue for one patient could be a quick fix for another. That’s why medical personnel in senior-care facilities are so acutely aware of the complications of broken bones in the elderly. The unfortunate reality […]
Why is Finding Great Elderly Care Important?
The importance of elderly care can not be understated. If you or an older person you know needs care that they can not receive consistently at home, it might be time to seek new and better options. Senior Health Care Solutions is a source you can trust for such inquiries, and we have a few […]
How to Help Someone Living in a Nursing Home Feel Safe
When anyone moves to a new place where they only have a small amount of familiarity, the transition period can be very challenging. One of the issues we hear about with older people needing nursing home care is that they feel unsafe in their new surroundings. This is not necessarily a reflection of the environment […]
What Is Mixed Dementia?
Mixed dementia is not a widely-known concept outside of the medical or memory care communities. The basic gist of this condition is that two forms of dementia can work in tandem to hinder a person’s memory. In most cases, only one form of dementia will be identified as the dominant form. However, mixed dementia adds […]
6 Signs of Old Age Depression
Depression in old age is something that many elderly people deal with and have trouble escaping. The pressures of being an older person in a rapidly changing world are incredible, and the reasons for depression are completely understandable. The signs of old age depression are plenty and can hopefully be picked up on by the […]