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Heat stroke and seniors

Heat stroke killed over 200 people in 2011 and over 150 in 2012.  In 2011 almost forty related deaths occurred in Pennsylvania alone. The elderly are especially at risk for a variety of reasons. There are many medicines that interfere with the bodies... (more...)

Dangers of Mosquitoes & Prevention for Seniors

 Mosquitoes What are mosquitoes? Taken from Wikipedia mosquitoes are a family of small, midge-like flies. Midges are a group of many kinds of small flies. They are in almost every area of land from deserts to frigid zones. Most mosquitoes are just an... (more...)

What to do when a loved ones refuses home care

One of the biggest issues that arise when a family realizes that a loved one needs in home care is the loved ones refusal to accept help. Sometimes its a refusal to admit that they need a home care agency. Other times its that they don’t really... (more...)

10 Reasons Seniors are at Risk for Dehydration

Dehydration and Seniors What is dehydration? According to Medical News Today dehydration is when more water is exited than is entering the body. The human body is made up of 75 %  water. Water is lost on a constant basis from our bodies. Dehydration... (more...)

Health Risks with Grilling

Let’s be safe about grilling Ahh, warm weather is upon us and a great steak or piece of chicken off the grill sounds great doesn’t it? But beware seniors and all others that love the old BBQ! Many researchers have worried for years about... (more...)

Forgetfulness, Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease

From time to time you may misplace your keys. Where did I park my car? What is the name of that gentleman I met last week? Unfortunately, with age forgetfulness can happen to anyone. When forgetfulness becomes serious enough to interfere with daily life... (more...)

15 Warning Signs that your loved one needs home care

  Mom has always been very particular in the way she presents herself, why is she no longer concerned about her appearance? This and other questions like it are common among children of aging parents. Seniors can be hesitant to share any issues they... (more...)

5 Ways Home Care Helps to Avoid Hospital Stays

Is your elderly parent or family member having  frequent re-admissions to the hospital? Are the stays becoming longer each time? As our family members increase in age, and have more health concerns, these occurrence’s  happen more and more. Sometimes... (more...)