Stroke and Your Aging Parent February 2018 by Valerie Shaw Nearly three-quarters of all strokes occur in people over the age of 65. In addition, it’s noted that the risk for stroke doubles for each decade between the ages of 55 and 85. Though the statistics can be daunting, the good news is that there are some lifestyle changes that…
What You Need to Know About the 2017/2018 Influenza (Flu) Season January 1, 2018 by Valerie Shaw Assisting Hands Home Care – Phoenix-Scottsdale-Chandler The 2017/2018 Arizona flu season is set to be on the worst in years. As of the end of December 2017 the number of reported cases is up 758%. The CDC reports the flu is at “widespread…
Senior Care in Phoenix AZ: As you continue in your caregiving journey with your elderly loved one, your relationship with her medical team expands and grows. How you nurture that relationship can make a tremendous difference for you and your loved one.
Elderly Care in Phoenix AZ: Decreased sense of vision is a very common issue for elderly adults. Changes in structure caused by the natural process of aging, exposure to potentially harmful environmental factors, and eye diseases can all contribute to less powerful vision.
Home Care in Buckeye AZ: Reorganizing your loved one’s home without talking to her first is likely to cause quite a bit more trouble than you expect. Here’s how you can start talking to your loved one about making her home friendlier for her.
Caregivers in Phoenix AZ: Caring for an elderly loved one who is difficult isn’t an easy thing to do. But if you’re not taking care of yourself properly, you’re going to run into problems.
Elderly Care in Peoria AZ: May is National High Blood Pressure Awareness Month. If you are a family caregiver for an elderly parent, it is important to understand this condition and the risks that your aging parent faces in relation to this condition.