What Is COPD And How Can You Manage Symptoms?

What Is COPD And How Can You Manage Symptoms?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is an umbrella term that encompasses several progressive lung diseases such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. In 2018, nearly 15.7 million Americans were living with COPD, but there are millions more who have gone undiagnosed. It commonly affects individuals aged 65 and older and can negatively impact quality of … Continue reading What Is COPD And How Can You Manage Symptoms?

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Infection Prevention Tips For Seniors

Infection Prevention Tips For Seniors - Norfolk

With aging, the immune system naturally weakens, putting seniors at increased risk of illness and infection. In addition, many seniors also have other health conditions that can make them more susceptible. Whether in the hospital, an assisted living facility, out in the community, or at home, there are steps that older adults can take to … Continue reading Infection Prevention Tips For Seniors

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Breast Cancer And Seniors: What You Need To Know

Breast Cancer And Seniors: What You Need To Know

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while a lot of attention is given to the importance of early detection and women getting mammograms beginning at age 40, there is less emphasis on older adults. In reality, this population is at increased risk and should continue to be vigilant about breast health. According to the … Continue reading Breast Cancer And Seniors: What You Need To Know

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Independence Among Seniors

Independence Among Seniors

Nothing beats the comforts of home, so it is not surprising that an AARP survey revealed that approximately 90% of American seniors wish to stay in their own home for as long as possible. Aging in place offers a wealth of benefits, such as: Familiarity: Seniors are intimately familiar with the layout and organization of … Continue reading Independence Among Seniors

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Elderly Care And Covid-19

Elderly Care and Covid-19

Elderly care helps seniors in Virginia manage their everyday lives but it’s also a solution for acute problems, like Covid-19 post-hospitalization issues. Elderly Care Helps Seniors Take Care Of Their Norfolk-Area Homes. Before a senior experiences significant difficulty in taking care of themselves, they are typically troubled by the rigors of housekeeping. Scrubbing stubborn bathroom … Continue reading Elderly Care And Covid-19

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What You Need To Know About Caregivers In Norfolk, VA

What You Need to Know About Caregivers in Norfolk, VA

A caregiver is somebody who cares for others as a career. They care for the elderly and those with disabilities. Who are the caregivers of Norfolk, VA? Who Are The Caregivers Of Norfolk, Virginia? Caregivers are not quite like doctors and registered nurses in that they are not technically medical professionals. Doctors do everything from … Continue reading What You Need To Know About Caregivers In Norfolk, VA

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When Should You Get Senior Care? If You Can’t Manage Your Home? If You’ve Just Had Covid-19?

When Should You Get Senior Care? If You Can't Manage Your Home? If You've Just Had Covid-19?

Senior care has improved a lot of lives in Virginia. Can senior care help you or your elderly loved one? This article will explain how senior care works and who it can help. Get Senior Care If You Need Senior Care. Many seniors choose to receive senior care, but for other senior care is an … Continue reading When Should You Get Senior Care? If You Can’t Manage Your Home? If You’ve Just Had Covid-19?

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Always Best Care Of Norfolk Provides Home Care To Different Seniors For Different Reasons

Always Best Care of Norfolk Provides Home Care to Different Seniors for Different Reasons

Home care is a great benefit to many elderly people and younger people living with disabilities in the Commonwealth of Virginia. But home care isn’t just one type of care. Always Best Care of Norfolk offers different types of home care. Home Care There are multiple great assisted living communities in the Norfolk area of … Continue reading Always Best Care Of Norfolk Provides Home Care To Different Seniors For Different Reasons

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What Caregivers Do And What Qualifies Them To Do It

What Caregivers Do and What Qualifies Them to Do It

A caregiver is somebody who provides care. Many elderly people in the Commonwealth of Virginia rely on caregivers, as do people living with disabilities. But who are these caregivers and what are their qualifications? Caregivers Provide The Care That Doctors And Nurses Don’t. Doctors and registered nurses are key players when it comes to our … Continue reading What Caregivers Do And What Qualifies Them To Do It

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Managing Pain With Aging

Managing Pain With Aging

Experiencing occasional aches and pains is a normal part of aging, but discomfort usually resolves relatively quickly. You may be sore for a day or two but then get back to your regular activities. When pain lingers for three months or more, it may be considered chronic pain. Chronic pain can disrupt seniors’ lives and … Continue reading Managing Pain With Aging

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