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Author Archives: Louise Savoie

Respite Caregivers: Tips to Family Caregivers

Caregiving can be a very rewarding job, especially if you are doing it for your senior loved one. But sometimes, the duties and responsibilities of a caregiver can be overwhelming. That is why it is very important to take some time off from caregiving at least once in a while. At CareMinders Home Care, a … Continue reading

Tips to Manage Chronic Pain in Seniors

Common age-related conditions, such as arthritis and diabetes, cause chronic pain to seniors. From aching joints to nagging pain, you don’t want your elderly loved ones to suffer from chronic pain daily. How can you help the seniors alleviate and manage their pain? Learn more below. Understand their signs of pain. Your loved ones may … Continue reading

The Benefits of Eating Spicy Foods for Seniors

Spicy food and seniors seem like a bad idea and, even if it wasn’t, most would advise against the combination. But did you know that your elderly loved ones can benefit from incorporating spicy foods in their meals? You read that, right! At our non medical home care in Arizona at CareMinders Home Care, we … Continue reading

Promoting Lung Care Among the Elderly

Respiratory health isn’t usually discussed along with the other health issues common among the elderly such as dementia and heart disease. But it is crucial in aging well and is just as important as making sure your elderly loved one’s cardiovascular and cognitive function are kept in top form. As your trusted non medical home … Continue reading

Spotting Symptoms of Depression Among Seniors

Lack of energy, irritability, and aches and pains are common among seniors. Unfortunately, it is not always because of the reason we think it is—it is not due to the natural effects of aging or illness but instead may be a sign of depression. Because depression among the elderly manifests in ways that are not … Continue reading

Prepare Ahead: Knowing the Symptoms of COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD refers to a group of progressive lung diseases that affects about 30 million Americans. Those with the condition have a higher risk of developing lung cancer and heart disease. Despite the prevalence of this disease, about half of individuals who have this is unaware they have the condition. Slow … Continue reading

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