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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

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

Managing Your Asthma as You Age

If you’re an older adult with asthma, make sure to keep track of your lung function and identify any breathing problems immediately. Checking with your doctor is important because some symptoms of asthma, such as shortness of breath, a cough, chest tightness, and fatigue, can be an indication of certain age-related health problems, like chronic … Continue reading

Treating Pressure Ulcers

A pressure sore (also known as pressure ulcer or bedsore) is a result of tissue getting compressed between bone and an external surface. These pressure ulcers are caused by an area of skin being pressed up against something hard, such as a bed, bone or chair. This causes damage to skin tissue over time. Pressure sores … Continue reading

National Home Care Month

Did you know that November is National Home Care Month? This is a time for the home care and hospice community to recognize the compassionate nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a difference for millions of patients and families. So many individuals and families (and even our health care system) rely … Continue reading

Signs That Your Aging Loved One Needs Home Care

Taking care of a parent or loved can become more demanding as they age. Eventually, many family caregivers seek professional home care services to ensure optimal care for their loved one. Senior home care in Pingree Grove, Illinois Professional home care aims to delay or prevent seniors from moving to a nursing home or assisted living center. Its … Continue reading