The Most Common Signs of Dehydration in the Elderly

Some symptoms of health issues come on suddenly: severe pain, shortness of breath, and fainting, to name a few. Others are slow and sneaky, creating serious health complications before you can even recognize the problem. The biggest culprit? Dehydration. Dehydration is the most common electrolyte and fluid concern among seniors thanks to its often-undetected symptoms. […]

Most Common Injuries and Illnesses for People Aging with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a challenging disorder that can wreak havoc on a person’s mind and life. But in addition to the disease itself, there are many injuries and illnesses that may be related to or caused by Alzheimer’s symptoms. If you’re caring for a loved one who is struggling with this debilitating disease, you should […]

Men Stepping Up as Family Caregivers

In today’s world, family caregivers come from all sorts of backgrounds. In decades past, the family caregiver role was almost entirely filled by middle-aged women. But now, more and more young people are choosing to take care of elderly or sick loved ones at home, rather than sending them to long term care facilities. And […]