5 Common Infections In Older Adults

5 Common Infections In Older Adults

With the aging, the immune system naturally weakens and it becomes harder to fight off infections. Combine this with underlying medical conditions, and the fight becomes even more difficult. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, “Infectious diseases account for one-third of all deaths in people 65 years and older.” That is why infection … Continue reading 5 Common Infections In Older Adults

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New Year’s Resolutions For Clients And Caregivers

New Year’s Resolutions For Clients And Caregivers

As a new year begins, it is a time for clients and caregivers alike to reflect on the past year and set themselves up for greater success in the months ahead. One major task is re-evaluating healthcare needs and ensuring that the right services and supports are in place. Here are a few tips to … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions For Clients And Caregivers

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Best Technology Gifts For Seniors

Best Technology Gifts For Seniors

Shopping for aging parents can be tough because they often have everything they really need. Throughout their lives, they have accumulated a lot of belongings, and many are working on consolidating and cleaning to minimize clutter and prepare for if they want to eventually downsize their living space. Certain technology can be a good option … Continue reading Best Technology Gifts For Seniors

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Fire-Proof The Home Care Environment With Always Best Care In Madison, WI

Fire-Proof the Home Care Environment with Always Best Care in Madison, WI

60% of home structure fire victims are over the age of 65, according to a 2019 study by the National Fire Protection Association, but most fires in the home care environment are preventable. Reviewing key takeaways from the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) fire and fall prevention program for seniors, today’s post explains how we … Continue reading Fire-Proof The Home Care Environment With Always Best Care In Madison, WI

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4 Ways Senior Care Enhances Patient-Physician Communications In Madison, WI

4 Ways Senior Care Enhances Patient-Physician Communications in Madison, WI

Today’s post reviews the top-4 ways senior care teams can improve patient-physician communications during doctor’s appointments, pharmacy consultation, and bedside examinations. Read on to learn how to make the most of your loved one’s next checkup, or call (608)-315-2378 to speak directly with a senior care coordinator in Madison, WI. 1.   Prioritize Concerns And Make … Continue reading 4 Ways Senior Care Enhances Patient-Physician Communications In Madison, WI

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Understanding The Progression Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Understanding The Progression Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Watching a loved one struggle with Alzheimer’s disease can be challenging. There is no way to predict how quickly or slowly the disease will progress or exactly how it will affect someone’s cognitive abilities. There is no way to prevent Alzheimer’s, and there is currently no cure, so one of the best things you can … Continue reading Understanding The Progression Of Alzheimer’s Disease

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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 - Madison

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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Maintain Your Healthy Lifestyle With Covid-19 Elderly Care Services

Maintain Your Healthy Lifestyle With Covid-19 Elderly Care Services

As the pandemic drags on, COVID-19 elderly care services have become an integral part of the healthy aging strategies of seniors in Madison, Wisconsin. Without question, COVID-19 has disrupted social events, school graduations, supply chains, and business around the world, but it doesn’t have to disrupt your loved one’s healthy lifestyle! Today’s post highlights 3 … Continue reading Maintain Your Healthy Lifestyle With Covid-19 Elderly Care Services

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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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