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5 Safety guidelines for outside caregivers during COVID-19

5 Safety guidelines for outside caregivers during COVID-19. If you have caregivers coming into your home on a daily basis, then it's important to adhere to safety guidelines; especially now. The COVID-19 pandemic, needless to say, has rocked our world. But life has continue and perhaps you still have outside caregivers coming into you or [...]

By |August 14th, 2020|Categories: Aging In Place, Home Care 101|

How masks prevent COVID-19

How masks prevent COVID-19. In light of the pandemic, in April 2020, the US Centers for Disease Control recommended that people wear masks and facial coverings when they are in public. Many states have adopted the rule. As you may have already seen on the news, this has been a point of contention for many. [...]

By |August 4th, 2020|Categories: Family Caregiver|

Living with cirrhosis: risk factors, life expectancy and tips for caregivers

Living with cirrhosis: risk factors, life expectancy and tips for caregivers. Cirrhosis is a serious chronic progressive disease that affects the liver. The on-going disease destroys the liver cells called hepatocytes. As the disease progresses, the liver becomes scarred. And this scarring ultimately leads to liver dysfunction. Although cirrhosis can be managed and slowed down, [...]

By |July 27th, 2020|Categories: Family Caregiver|

Nosebleeds in the elderly

Your elderly loved one is bleeding from the nose and you are worried. What could be the issue? Why are they experiencing nosebleeds so much? Nosebleeds in the elderly can happen for the following reasons. Dry weather that dries up the nostrils Sinus infection Aspirin use (if your loved one takes aspirin as part of [...]

By |July 17th, 2020|Categories: Family Caregiver|