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.
AmeriDerm PeriShield Skin Protectant Ointment Caregiver–Aid offers customers a skin protectant cream for use by incontinence patients. The purpose of AmeriDerm PeriShield ointment is to treat rash and skin irritations caused by skin contacting adult diapers, briefs or pads, and by urine or stool. Perishield….
Measuring your BP with a digital monitor is fairly easy to accomplish. But there are a few basic rules you need to follow in order to be as accurate as possible. Here are some easy steps that will help you and your doctor determine what,….
Aging in Place Seniors are those who choose to spend their time at home rather than going to a senior facility. In doing so, they need some improvements around the house to help their quality of life. A hospital bed may help. Here are some….
Cats make great companions for Seniors. Cats are interesting, and just imagine the stories that a senior could tell about the things that the cat did today! Find out more about cats as companions.
Have you had your hearing checked lately? Consider how a hearing loss cuts you off from interaction with the larger world, and how that isolation affects you emotionally and mentally.
Elderly immobile patients are most at risk for the development of bedsores because they are unable to change positions in a bed or a chair. Often, bedsores can cause a patient to have cellulitis or a skin or bone infection.
When it’s time to clear-out old medicines, we should determine how and where to safely dispose of it. Some meds can just be trashed while others cannot. Well take a look a ways to help do it right.
Do you have swollen, tired and aching legs after a day of standing? Elevating your legs can help. These tips will tell seniors and caregivers how to properly elevate your legs to get some relief.
The fingertip pulse oximeter is very useful in determining the oxygen levels in the blood. But they can’t tell you everything about your blood. Read here to find out what then can and cannot do, how to use them and how they work.