Flu Complications Hit Seniors Hard; House Calls can Help

While every season presents health challenges to seniors, this winter is proving especially difficult. Flu, fever, sinus infections, pneumonia and related complications are hitting hard, fast and often. Compounding the problem is confusion about what symptoms mean. For example, according to mayoclinic.com, sub-normal temperature as well as fever can accompany pneumonia: “Lower than normal body temperature […]

A House Call for Seniors with Flu Symptoms

For a young and healthy person, symptoms of the flu might mean no more than calling out sick from work and spending a few days in bed. For seniors though, the flu is serious business. It may lead to dangerous complications, and possibly even death. So when symptoms appear, it’s a good idea to take […]

The Spread of the Flu in Senior Communities

It’s a widely known fact that adults over the age of 65 are at a much higher risk for serious complications related to the flu. If just one person in a senior community gets sick, the flu can rapidly spread through the whole group, causing untold illnesses and even deaths. There are way s to […]