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Caring for Seniors with Cataracts

If you have an elderly loved one, it’s not unlikely for him or her to develop cataracts due to advanced age. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States. It affects about 50% of individuals aged 75 and older. This is a natural condition that develops over time, and some of … Continue reading

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

Providing the Best Care to Your Loved One

We all want to ensure that our elderly loved ones are receiving the best care possible. Sometimes this can be difficult to provide on our own. However, there are many great options available to help ensure your loved ones are able to receive the support and care they need in the comfort of home: In-Home … Continue reading

Top Holiday Gifts for Elderly Friends and Family

Sometimes it’s hard to choose the right gift for an aging parent, grandparent or loved one. Here are some great holiday gift suggestions for seniors to help you this season. Blankets and Throws: While this may sound obvious, you can’t go wrong with a cozy blanket or throw — and there are so many custom … Continue reading

Making Daily Tasks Easier for Your Senior Family Members

At their advanced age, senior family members will already require a level of assistance to help complete everyday tasks. Daily activities and chores may be too cumbersome for your aging loved ones. Many take advantage of personal home care and nursing care services in Illinois so that a professional care provider can help. But care … Continue reading

Because Home Truly Is Where the Heart Is

There really is no place like home. No matter how our abodes appear to other people, it is where we are most comfortable, where we get to be ourselves, and where we get to freely do the things we love to do. That is why when we pitch in the idea of moving our elderly … Continue reading