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Tips on Looking After Your Mental Health

To get the best out of life, you need to look after your health. This includes physical and mental wellness. As a trusted provider of Home Care in Pingree Grove, Illinois, we’ve provided the following tips for your mental health: Don’t suppress your emotions Many people are quick to move on from feelings of disappointment, doubt, … Continue reading

Promoting Elders’ Positive Mood While Sheltered at Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant change to our daily lives. Activities and social gatherings have been cancelled or moved to a virtual platform. Travel and even local visits with extended family have been minimized. This is particularly challenging for seniors, since 1. they are vulnerable to the illness and are being extra cautious, and … Continue reading

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