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Tag Archives: Personal Assistance

Reasons to Consider Living in a Care Facility

Assisted living homes provide individuals, mostly seniors, a residence where professionals help them with everyday tasks and other activities. In this facility, they get to live as comfortably as possible and interact with other senior residents. However, this is just one of the options available for senior care. Rising Star Personal Care Home is a … Continue reading

Building a Strong Sense of Community Among Seniors

Going through their golden years can be tough for seniors. It gets even harder when they have certain illnesses or conditions that require them to have extra care. It’s difficult for them and their families, too. When a senior needs 24/7 care because of their illness or the limitations to their physical and mental functions, … Continue reading

Ways to Improve an Elderly’s Physical and Mental Health

As we age, we become more susceptible to mental and physical illnesses. In a new study, researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine analyzed how distinctive factors, such as wisdom, loneliness, income and sleep quality, impact the physical and mental functioning of older persons. In fact, they’ve found out that physical … Continue reading

Improving Nutrition in Older Adults

A 2016 systematic review of adults ages 65 and older concluded that up to 83% are at risk for malnutrition. Malnutrition in older adults diminishes their quality of life and can lead to a number of health problems, including unintentional weight loss, fatigue, muscle weakness- which can cause falls and consequently lead to broken bones … Continue reading

Preparing a Geriatric Care Plan

A care plan helps you assess the full extent of the preparations which caring for your relative will require. It provides a clear direction about a patient’s treatment, and gives a clear definition of the caregiver’s role. Start by understanding the various medical conditions your elderly family member has. Chronic conditions, such as cardiovascular diseases, … Continue reading

Benefits of Social Interaction in Older Adults

Seniors have a much lower energy level relative to when they were younger, and this oftentimes limits them from going out and socializing. Several studies indicate that social interaction is strongly correlated to health and well-being in older adults. Social isolation constitutes a major risk factor for high blood pressure, depression, and cognitive decline. Here’s … Continue reading