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Antibiotics Safety for Elderly

Antibiotics work by killing or preventing bacteria from spreading and reproducing. Oral, topical, and injectable antibiotics can be provided in various doses. Healthcare professionals providing nursing care services are licensed to administer these medications properly. But antibiotic use does include risks, especially for older adults. According to a 2013 article in US Pharmacy, common adverse effects to … Continue reading

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Ways to Stay Protected Against Coronavirus

If you are worried about COVID-19, also commonly called coronavirus, you are not alone. Many people, in fact, are alarmed by its quick spread across the globe. Since things can change rapidly and there is conflicting news, you may have a hard time knowing how to keep yourself and your loved ones safe from this … Continue reading

Staying Connected to Your Senior Loved Ones While Isolating

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in mandates for social distancing and state-wide stay-at-home orders. Quarantine is challenging for many, but particularly for the elderly. Many older adults have little way to get out and about and look forward to visits from friends and family members. In most cases, these in-person visits – which are important … Continue reading

Effectively Managing and Preventing Falls

Research shows that the risk of falls and its serious injury increases with age due to balance problems, chronic conditions, poor vision, and environmental factors such as snow, ice, or a cluttered home. Almost 25% of fall incidents could result in moderate to severe injuries, ranging from bruises, broken bones, and traumatic head injuries. Here … Continue reading

Encouraging Health and Wellness at Home

Does your loved one forget to take medications on time? Does he or she neglect to eat consistently or nutritiously? Does he or she struggle in managing activities of daily living like bathing and dressing? If you have these types of concerns, then a helping hand may be what your loved one could use. Chronic … Continue reading

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Hi-Tech Nursing Infusion

Registered nurses are among the skilled and compassionate professionals we have here at Passionate Private Duty. Our nurses work tirelessly to address the specific needs of each patient while delivering quality nursing care. Part of the home health care services we provide include hi-tech nursing infusion. Infusion therapy is the administration of medication intravenously or subcutaneously … Continue reading