Home Health Care Manhattan NY-If your parent has been injured or you are helping them to deal with recovery after a medical procedure, it is important to care for their wounds properly to reduce the risk of infection. Use these tips to help you care for your senior’s wounds in a way that will help to prevent sepsis.

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Wound Care to Help Prevent Sepsis

Prevention of serious health complications and issues is one of the most important things that you can do for your aging family member during the course of your caregiver journey with them. This means recognizing the risks that they face and integrating effective prevention techniques into all of the care tasks that you perform for

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Caring for a Parent with Osteoporosis

According to an article in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, osteoporosis is frequently under-diagnosed and undertreated, despite its high occurrence in America and around the world. More than 10 million people in the U.S. have this disease with 70 percent of the cases occurring in those who are 65 years

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Could Your Parent Have PAD?

PAD stands for peripheral artery disease, a disease that affects circulation to the limbs—usually the legs. PAD occurs when arteries become narrow and the blood flow to the limbs decreases, causing symptoms like leg pain. Unfortunately, having PAD may mean that the person has other fatty deposits in arteries that could cut of the blood

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The Sneak Thief of Sight

Her vision was fine. In fact, she often bragged about the fact that she’d missed the late-forty reading eyeglass prescription so many of her peers endured. Nevertheless, her daughter kept pestering her about making an appointment with her eye doctor. But really, with all the other physical ailments she was concerned with—the arthritis creeping into

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Tips for Controlling Fluids in an Elderly Adult Suffering from Congestive Heart Failure

If you are a family caregiver for an elderly adult who is suffering from congestive heart failure, one of the recommendations that you have likely received from their doctor is to limit the amount of fluids that your aging parent consumes daily. Congestive heart failure can lead to fluid retention throughout the body, which can

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