By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on April 5, 2016
Many groan at the thought of losing an hour’s sleep over daylight savings time. In addition to being annoying, however, studies indicate that the event may also be a health hazard to some people, particularly seniors. Specifically, researchers in Finland learned that disrupting the sleep cycle might increase the risk…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on March 29, 2016
Most of us lose several hair strands each day and that is normal. However, losing huge chunks of hair is embarrassing and may even indicate an underlying health condition. Reasons why people lose hair include but are not limited to genetic factors, lack of certain nutrients, aging and medications. Fortunately…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on March 22, 2016
Pet therapy is a rapidly growing field of study that refers to any form of animal-based therapy used to help people feel better, be it physically, mentally, or emotionally. Pet therapy can be very beneficial for people in all stages of life, but live-in caregivers in Ft. Lauderdale understand that…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on March 15, 2016
As spring approaches, seniors will be faced with the onset of seasonal allergies. Some of the unpleasant side effects of allergies include coughing, sneezing, itchy throat, and dry or watery eyes. The cause of allergies is typically high levels of pollen, ragweed, trees and grass. Fortunately for Ft. Lauderdale home…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on March 8, 2016
Clinical depression in seniors is very common and affects up to 10 percent of seniors living in nursing homes. While seniors face numerous physical challenges post-stroke, they may also experience some emotional drawbacks that caregivers in Ft. Lauderdale need to prepare for. Recent studies show that strokes may actually cause…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on February 23, 2016
Many seniors automatically assume that new technology is confusing or time-consuming. However, most new innovations are specifically designed to be user-friendly and several have applications that are particularly useful for seniors. Providers of in-home care in Ft. Lauderdale recommend the following technological devices to help seniors maintain their independence and…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on February 16, 2016
Garlic has been prized among many different cultures for thousands of years because of it’s ability to enhance food flavor and boost overall health. At the time of Ancient Greece, Olympic hopefuls were encouraged to consume garlic, which was believed to boost athletic performance. Today, Ft. Lauderdale hourly care providers…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on February 9, 2016
The Alzheimer’s Association is a great place to start for those who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or are currently taking care of someone who requires Alzheimer’s care Ft. Lauderdale families can trust. This group not only extends help to individuals, but also helps further Alzheimer’s research in the hope…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on February 2, 2016
Many people choose to retire once they reach the age of 65. However, some seniors are not interested or just don’t want to retire. While finances may play a role, Ft. Lauderdale live-in home care providers believe there are other reasons seniors delay retirement. Read on to learn more. Insufficient…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 5:38 pm on January 26, 2016
One of the most common and serious upper respiratory conditions seniors face is pneumonia. Knowing the facts about pneumonia is an important part of caregiving that providers of at-home care in Ft. Lauderdale want to share with family caregivers. Read on to learn about the dangers pneumonia pose for seniors. What…