Top Communication Tips for Those with Senior Hearing Loss

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Top Communication Tips for Those with Senior Hearing Loss

“Pardon me?” “Would you say that again, dear?” “I apologize – what did you say?” If this sounds like a regular reply in your conversations with a beloved older adult, you’re not alone. The National Institute on Aging reports a solid relationship between aging and hearing loss, with as many as half of all individuals… Read more »

Pressure Sore Management Advice from Private In-Home Caregivers

Impacting approximately one out of every ten older adults, and even more widespread in those who smoke, in those with chronic diseases such as diabetes, or whose skin is more fragile, pressure sores (also known as bed sores or pressure injuries) are not just very painful – they can quickly advance to infections that can… Read more »

Ways to Prevent Dry Skin in Elderly Adults

As we age, our skin gets more dry and more delicate. As reported by Medscape, up to 75% of older adults endure dry, flaky skin, which is not only easily damaged (cut, scratched, or bruised), but also frequently results in uncomfortable itchiness. The most prevalent places for dry skin in elderly adults are the elbows,… Read more »

Navigating the Alternate Realities Created by Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease alters a senior’s mind so that recollections surrounding more recent incidents are lost or mixed up while those from the more distant past often remain intact. This can possibly cause the past to make more sense to an older adult with Alzheimer’s disease than the present. The senior’s alternate reality can be his… Read more »

What Payment Options Are Available to You for Elderly Home Health Equipment?

Could your older loved one benefit from more stability in the shower or tub? Does he or she require a walker or rollator to move around? Then it’s probable that you’ll soon be in the market for home health equipment. It’s also possible that you’re wondering how to cover the cost for these assistive devices,… Read more »

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 »

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What is in home care?

In home care provides assistance to allow the client to stay in their homes, instead of staying in a hospital, nursing home, or a rehabilitation facility. In home care is available to people of all ages; from senior citizens to children, veterans, people with chronic illnesses, or someone recovering from medical procedures. Home caregiving companies… Read more »

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