While most people dream of living an independent life, there are some situations where it is highly difficult to live a self-dependent life. For example, research shows that as people grow old, their dependence on others increases.
In addition to that, having certain conditions also reduces an individual’s self-dependence hence necessitating the services of a caregiver.
One such condition is cerebral palsy which is a physical disability that affects a … Continue reading
The mental and physical health of a person can be monitored and checked using local health clinics. Testing centers run the diagnostic tests, for example, if a patient needs blood work done.
One of the first mentions of a type of health clinic was in 18th century in England. Health clinics, medical clinics, test clinics and/or screening centers are ways to seek treatments or have tests performed at a … Continue reading
Old age is inevitable, and it is quite natural to stay more at home as you grow older. Seniors preparing for the future can help themselves choose whether to remain at home, using senior care, for the long run is the correct step for them.
Often choices to leave home are made unexpectedly after a sudden misfortune or medical emergency, crisis, making changes all the more painful and troublesome. … Continue reading
As we age, the body goes through various physical and emotional changes and organs begin to wear out. That is why seniors have several financial and physical limitations.
Thanks to government, NGOs, groups, and organization that have sacrificed their resources to provide various services to the seniors for free. If you happen to be off the grid, kindly check with your local office for the aging to learn more.… Continue reading
According to research, the average American is likely to leave at least ten years longer than the parents. The U.S Department of Health and Human Services estimates that by 2030, people aged 65 and above will comprise up to 20% of the total U.S population. This will be an increase of approximately 7% from 2010 when the seniors aged 65 and above comprised at least 13% of the population.… Continue reading
As the saying goes, prevention is better than cure; it is very crucial for anyone looking forward to a better life to have an early screening. It is evident that the population of the aged in highly increasing and in the older ages, many may not survive if they can’t prevent some common diseases that claim the life of the elderly right now.
When the time comes in our lives to confront the reality of aging, we like reassuring ourselves that the best we need to do is age well. And we focus on what must be done to counter poor vision, weight issues or diminishing virility. Discussing regular exercises, eating healthy and in moderation hardly qualify as hot topics.
As our loved ones grow older, it becomes increasingly challenging to monitor … Continue reading
One of the most important things for families is the safety and the well-being of their elderly members. We believe that the people who raised us deserve the best possible home care, especially when they truly need it. That is particularly important if they suffer from the different conditions or remain disabled.… Continue reading