How to Deal With Stubborn Aging Parents?

How to Deal With Stubborn Aging Parents?
Updated on August 28, 2018

A study conducted by Penn State University, the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, and Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine revealed that 77% of grown-up children indicated that their aging parents were not cooperative when it came to taking advice or getting assistance with the challenges they faced. This led to caregivers feeling like … Read moreHow to Deal With Stubborn Aging Parents?

Diarrhea in Elderly People

Diarrhea in Elderly People
Updated on August 28, 2018

According to Oxford Academic, 10-30% of the elderly patients with diarrhea also tested positive for Microscopic Colitis (MC). MC is an inflammation of the colon and has commonly been linked to diarrhea among seniors. Besides MC, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), a chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal, is the next common cause of loose stools among … Read moreDiarrhea in Elderly People

Caregiver Stress Management and Burnout Prevention

Caregiver Stress Management and Burnout Prevention
Updated on August 27, 2018

Taking care of the elderly can sometimes be demanding. It gets worse when a caregiver encounters situations that are beyond his/her capacity to handle. Not just that, sometimes the thought of having to compromise work and time to take care of elderly parents can be draining. According to caregiver burnout statistics, two-thirds of family caregivers … Read moreCaregiver Stress Management and Burnout Prevention

Home Care for the Elderly in their Own Homes

Home Care for Elderly in their Own Homes
Updated on August 13, 2018

A report published by the US Census Bureau estimates that the American elderly population (aged 65 years and above) will have risen to above 80 million by the year 2030 representing a significant 15% of the population. This age comes with its fair share of challenges like cognitive disability, physical impairment, poor health, and some … Read moreHome Care for the Elderly in their Own Homes

Safety Checklist for the Elderly (Home, Car, Outdoors, and Beyond)

Safety Checklist for the Elderly
Updated on August 13, 2018

Today, America alone has someone celebrating their 65th birthday every 8 seconds. Sadly, with this golden age comes higher risks if not more specialized care. According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 out of every 4 adults falls each year placing this at a staggering 25% and 40% of hospital and … Read moreSafety Checklist for the Elderly (Home, Car, Outdoors, and Beyond)