Personal Care

How to deal with information overload and consistent bad news

Dealing with information overload and consistent bad news in a crisis. In 2020, turning on your television can be traumatic. COVID-19. Misinformation about the pandemic. Justice issues. Protests. The deaths of public figures we love in addition to close loved ones. And who remembers the murder hornets? It might seem we are living through a [...]

By |2020-09-25T18:09:48+00:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Family Caregiver, Home Care 101, Personal Care|

When is constipation an emergency?

When is constipation an emergency? Constipation happens when you have difficulty passing stool or when you haven't had a bowel movement in three days. Everyone has been constipated at one point. Usually the problem is short-lived. The causes for constipation include: A change in diet A diet that contains little or no fiber Dehydration A [...]

By |2020-07-10T17:29:14+00:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Personal Care|

Eczema: Here is what you should know

Eczema is a common and yet misunderstood disease. In today's post, I will explain what eczema is and what you should know if you have a loved one with eczema. What is eczema? Eczema, which is also called atopic dermatitis, is a chronic skin care condition. Although, it usually begins when a person is a [...]

By |2019-05-28T19:26:22+00:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Personal Care|

10 Summer Skincare Tips For Older Adults

Summer is around the corner and some of us are already dreaming of the warm weather, cool drinks and long days. But it is important to not forget about skincare as you go about enjoying your summer. In today's post, we are talking about 10 summer skincare tips for older adults. Let's dive right in. [...]

By |2019-03-25T19:07:52+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Care|

Cure for dry skin for the elderly

Summer is right around the corner. While we're all looking forward to bright and sunny days-not to mention the warmth-skin care is still important. For a lot of seniors, summertime means days of dehydration and dry skin. As we age, our skin cells lose the firmness they once had. This means that older people lose [...]

By |2019-03-18T16:47:47+00:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Personal Care|

5 tips for international travel with seniors

A wedding is happening in the family and photos are just not going to cut it. Your senior loved one wants to be there. The only problem? It's a destination wedding, so, you and your elderly loved one are going to have travel out of the country. Don't worry. International travel with seniors doesn't have [...]

By |2018-11-02T04:55:32+00:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Personal Care|