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Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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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Senior Skincare: Preventing Dryness and Irritation

Our skin goes through changes as we age. What once was smooth and supple now becomes thinner and loses fat. Senior skin can be prone to dryness which then leads to itching and irritation when scratch. As a provider of non medical home care in Arizona, we consider senior skincare when caring for senior patients. … Continue reading

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Balanced Nutrition When Meal Prepping for Seniors

While proper and balanced nutrition is important to people of all ages, it is particularly important for adults in their senior years. Their body requirements differ from when they were younger as their bodies go through changes brought about by aging. They need more nutrients and less excess fat. This makes them prone to obesity … Continue reading

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Importance of Good Personal Hygiene in Seniors

  On a daily basis, we interact with different people, visit places, or touch various surfaces, making us vulnerable to infection and other forms of communicable diseases. One of the most effective ways of protecting ourselves and our loved ones from illnesses is by developing good personal hygiene. Good personal hygiene habits include bathing, washing … Continue reading

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3 Things You Should Not Let an Elder With Respiratory Problems Do

We all know how delicate an elder’s health can be. Unfortunately, they may have carried over some undesirable habits and lifestyles from when they were younger. Now, it’s a fact that these ways of life can actually threaten their lives in their older years, and one you should watch out for when you’re providing home … Continue reading

Challenges When Caring for a Senior With Anxiety

There are many reasons why seniors suffer from anxiety. In most cases, it can be caused by the changes that the senior are experiencing, such as changes in their quality of their life and degree of independence. Some might feel that they are a burden to their children, even if no one in the family … Continue reading