Everyone experiences an occasional restless night. But for those who toss and turn regularly, the inability to sleep can be a source of intense frustration and may even have serious consequences. Sleep is just as essential as air, water or food.
Home care and home health are distinct types of care which are both provided in a home setting, but most people aren’t aware of the differences and use these terms interchangeably.
A nursing home staff member will assist a family through the admittance process, but it helps to be prepared. If your loved one is currently in the hospital, the first five items on this nursing home checklist will be taken care of by hospital staff.
A simple fall can change your life. Just ask any of the thousands of older men and women who fall each year and break a bone (sometimes called fracture). Getting older can bring lots of changes. Sight, hearing, muscle strength, coordination and reflexes aren’t what they once were.