Durable Medical Equipment That Makes Life at Home Safer and Easier

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Durable Medical Equipment That Makes Life at Home Safer and Easier

Durable medical equipment can make everyday life around the house simpler and more comfortable for seniors. There are a plethora of assistive items for in-home care on the market nowadays to choose from, and it can be difficult to decide which is best for your situation. At Live Well at Home by Eskaton, we want… Read more »

Companionship and Social Activities for the Elderly Show Scientific Benefits

It appears intuitive to some that socializing with others promotes wellbeing by maintaining connections to other people’s experiences, beliefs, struggles, humor, points of view, and a number of other human occurrences. Now, scientific studies are revealing that socializing with other people actually may enhance the health of your brain and your body; and thus, encouraging… Read more »

Music Therapy for Dementia…in the Palm of Your Hand!

Nowadays, music is more accessible than ever before. For individuals who carry smartphones or tablets along with them every place they go, hundreds of thousands – if not tens of millions of songs – are just a couple of touches or finger swipes away. If you provide care for an elderly individual, your smartphone may… Read more »

Home Care Tips for Dealing with Parkinson’s Disease in Older Age

Many seniors with Parkinson’s disease receive the bulk of their care at home from loved ones and friends, particularly in the beginning stages of the disease. As a professional in-home care company serving Sacramento and surrounding areas, we understand firsthand the unique obstacles experienced by family members providing care for someone dealing with Parkinson’s disease… Read more »

Parkinson’s in the Elderly: What You Need to Know

Most common in men, and more widespread than muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined, Parkinson’s disease strikes upwards of 7 – 10 million people globally, with another 600,000 Americans diagnosed each year. And while each person’s encounter with the disease may differ in severity, there are five stages of advancement that are… Read more »

Multiple Sclerosis Home Care 101: Living Comfortably with MS at Home

As the famous author Jane Austen said, “There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.” And for someone with a chronic condition, like multiple sclerosis, comfort is imperative, as is safety. If your loved one has been diagnosed with the illness, the first step in providing excellent multiple sclerosis home care should be… Read more »

The Keys Things To Know About Multiple Sclerosis in Adults

Although there is no cure for multiple sclerosis (MS), hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. are living with it – approximately 400,000 people to be exact, and of that, 86 percent list fatigue as the number one symptom of their disease. The cause of MS is unknown; it is not contagious or known… Read more »

Helping Loved Ones Get Active in Senior Fitness Programs

Stepping into a routine exercise program is daunting at any age. Exercising is tiring. We don’t want to spend the time. We’re feeling sore from yesterday’s workout. We have all made excuses like these for not exercising; but frailty and advanced age make it even harder to stick to an exercise regimen. Live Well at… Read more »

Exercise for Seniors Is More Important than Ever!

The advantages of exercise don’t lessen as we age, and it’s extremely crucial for older adults to keep as active a lifestyle as possible. Even those that are bedridden or wheelchair-bound have a full range of options available to strengthen, improve resistance and flexibility. The initial step is always to consult with the physician to… Read more »

How to Safely Assist with Bathing an Elderly Person and Other Personal Care Tasks

How could something that’s so comforting and soothing, like a nice, warm bath, become one of the greatest dangers to older adults? The truth is, the combination of smooth surfaces, slippery soap and hot water create the perfect storm for a fall risk – making bathing an elderly person one of the most serious risks… Read more »

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