Menu     

Blog

Senior Care Tips when Recovering at Home

Are you or a loved one soon to undergo surgery? Maybe you’ve already been discharged from the hospital? The road to recovery is just as crucial as your surgical treatment. Many things can happen during the recovery process, so proper care and monitoring should be administered. When the individual recovering is a senior, the level … Continue reading

Posted in Home Care

National Senior Health and Fitness Day

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, is National Senior Health & Fitness Day. The common goal for this day is to help older Americans maintain their health and fitness. Always set on the last Wednesday in May, National Senior Health & Fitness Day is the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for older adults. The hope is … Continue reading

Posted in Senior Care

Helpful Tips to Remember When Using a Urinary Catheter

Catheter care requires daily attention. The procedure involves not just cleaning the device itself, but also changing and washing the drainage bags (which are used to hold urine). To help you out, Passionate Private Duty has prepared a couple of tips for you: Cleaning the catheter You can clean your catheter at the same time … Continue reading

Questions About Antibiotics, Answered!

People take antibiotics for a variety of illnesses. But the question is: are we taking them the way we should? To help clear up any confusion about antibiotics, Passionate Private Duty has prepared some information for you: What is an antibiotic? Antibiotics, also known as antibacterial or antimicrobial drugs, are drugs prescribed by a doctor … Continue reading

Posted in Antibiotics

Reading Aloud to Elderly Loved Ones

One challenge we have heard from family caregivers is keeping our aging loved ones entertained and engaged throughout the day. Reading is one of the best activities for exercising the mind. Unfortunately, elderly people are often unable to read for themselves. They may not be strong enough to hold a book or may have trouble … Continue reading

Posted in Reading Aloud

Gardening for Seniors

Gardening is a hobby everyone, even seniors, can enjoy. As the weather turns more favorable, planting a garden and watching it grow is rewarding and has many benefits as we age. Gardening gets us in the fresh air and helps us connect with nature. There are also health benefits as we watch our flowers or … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening