Have you considered how advancing age and reduced physical abilities can alter your loved one’s ability to drive? Did you realize that a short trip to the grocery store is actually a physical activity?
Senior adults are respected for the wisdom of their years and judiciousness with their resources. Many seniors experienced the reality of frugal living during the economic struggles of the Depression era. During this time, conserving resources and recycling were a … Continue reading
Senior adults aged 65 and older typically take more medications than other age groups. The use of multiple medications, also called polypharmacy, can be attributed to changes in mental status and other symptoms of illness. Individuals and family members may overlook … Continue reading
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Urinary incontinence and overactive bladder issues are very common and also very treatable. Because incontinence is misunderstood, individuals experiencing this problem often suffer in silence to avoid being embarrassed. Women experience incontinence much more than men, but both genders can … Continue reading
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According to the National Institute of Health’s Senior Health website, early identification of a hearing loss offers the best opportunity for treatment. These options may include medicine, surgery, training programs and hearing aids. If a hearing loss is ignored or … Continue reading
When we are young, we look forward to birthdays and the increased opportunities that maturity brings—driving, dating, marriage and children. But, just as our maturity brings the rewards of family and children, we may also recognize changes in our parents’ … Continue reading
Planning ahead can prevent dangerous winter travel problems for senior adults. Following the routine maintenance recommendations for your vehicle is also important. And—always keep your fuel tank near full to help avoid ice in the tank and fuel lines!
When adult children become aware of issues or problems with their aging parents, it is important to share these concerns and develop a workable plan of care. Siblings must focus on healthy, effective communication for mutual understanding and a solution … Continue reading
Everyone loves a good deal and at Home Health Medical we strive to bring you the best home health products at competitive prices. That’s why we’ve started our Wednesday Deal! If you head on over to Facebook and “Like” our page, or … Continue reading
This week we’ve got some great items for you and your family for the holiday season! We’ve got a pulse oximeter on sale and we’re offering discounts on our ankle and wrist support braces. Our final deal of this week’s … Continue reading