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      3 Ways to Support a Senior Following a Hospital Stay for Pneumonia

      By Perry C. Doc Alleva | April 27, 2018

      Pneumonia is serious business. Whether a person is a strong, healthy, younger adult, an infant, or a senior, it can be potentially fatal. The older a person is, the more dangerous it can certainly be. When a senior has been hospitalized due to pneumonia, when they are being discharged, that’s a good sign. It means…

      Home Care Agencies Offer Families a Vital Lifeline

      By Michael Drew | April 26, 2018

      What is a lifeline? The term initially referred to a flotation device tied to a rope that would be carried on ships. If somebody fell overboard, for whatever reason, the ship might take a long time to stop. The larger the ship, the longer the stopping distance. In some cases, it could take well over…

      Amazing Things Can Happen When an Aging Senior Actually Adheres to Doctor’s Advice, Exercises as Directed, and Relies on Experienced Home Care Support

      By Mary Lynne Heller | March 27, 2018

      When a person is in their 70s or 80s, possibly even older than that, and has been hospitalized, they often have a lot of questions and concerns. Some of those questions might involve what this recovery is going to look like, how long it will take, and what will be required of them. In order…

      The Pain Alzheimer’s Can Cause Affects More Than Just the Person Diagnosed with It

      By Michael Drew | March 26, 2018

      Alzheimer’s is a disease that affects the brain. There is no cure for it and the average life expectancy for somebody upon diagnosis is between eight and 10 years (Alzheimer’s Association). There are various treatment options, but most of these, including behavioral and medication, will mostly provide some relief from the various signs and symptoms…

      Not All Home Care Options Will Be Ideal for All Seniors

      By Perry C. Doc Alleva | February 26, 2018

      Home care is a great asset for disabled adults and seniors who need assistance. While most people assume that elderly men and women who rely on home care require physical support to get around, some hire aides for companionship or maybe transportation options every once in a while. It all depends on specific needs, but…

      How Might an Aging Veteran with Vision Loss Still Enjoy Some Basic Activities?

      By Perry C. Doc Alleva | January 15, 2018

      John was an aging veteran. In his 80s, he was widowed, living alone, and most of his friends had long since passed away or moved out of the area. When he was 84 he started developing macular degeneration. He had already dealt with cataracts and enjoyed the benefits of modern technology and surgery techniques to…

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