Using Oxygen Safely

Using Oxygen Safely

Oxygen, when misused, can be dangerous, even explosive. Used properly though it is a life saving tool. This article points out some of the safety precautions for you to consider.

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Signs of a Stroke

5 warning signs of a stroke

I found my mother laying on the couch with a friend of hers sitting close by. She described to me some strange symptoms. She evidently experienced a sudden onset of extreme vertigo, while in a seated position. She also complained about headaches.

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Pill Identification

Pill Identifier

Sometimes too many pills can be confusing. Even ones we take on a regular basis can be hard to identify if they’re out of place, like setting on a table or dropped on the floor. Learn about a pill identifier in this article.

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Covid-19 Care

Covid-19 Care

If you are at home caring for someone who has Covid-19, then you probably have all kinds of questions. What about all your daily living situations and preventing contagion? This article can help.

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Alzheimer’s Awareness

Alzheimer's Awareness

Alzheimer’s Awareness month, and there is no better time to give some thought to your brain. Yes, your brain. Some helpful tips to maintain and improve your brain’s health.

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Caregiving During COVID-19

Covid-19 caregiving

This brief blog is to summarize a few basics that caregivers should know about caregiving during COVID-19 to be safe and prepared at home.

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Moving and Medicare Coverage

Moving and Medicare

It is wonderful to have family members in another area or state who will share caregiving for an elderly patient. However, if the patient moves to live in a different state, the patient’s Medicare coverage could change.

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Managing Meals for Dysphagia

managing meals for dysphagia

Managing Meals for Dysphagia Patients with dysphagia need help with nutrition. When managing meals for dysphagia changes are made in the texture, size and portions of the foods to protect against aspiration.   If the pureed food and thickened liquid presented to the patient makes the….

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Hospital Types

Hospital Types

There are different hospitals for different medical needs. This article describes describes those different types and provides tools to help you choose.

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Medical Forms

Medical Forms

Emergency Information Record  with Medical Forms Helps You Prepare A trip to the hospital emergency room is not usually a pleasant or a planned experience. You and your loved one may be stressed and upset and not thinking clearly. The person who is experiencing a….

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