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By AH Reston, 6:23 am on September 30, 2021

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, just over 15 percent of all hospital readmissions are completely preventable. By avoiding recurrent hospital visits, seniors can limit their exposure to dangerous germs and reduce the risk of medical errors. Here’s a quick look at five of the most common reasons for …

By AH Reston, 6:26 am on September 16, 2021

Although the most common symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are hand tremors, stiff muscles, and slowed movement, many seniors with Parkinson’s also experience hallucinations. Here is a basic guide to hallucinations and delusions to help caregivers gain a better understanding of both.  Hallucinations Up to 40 percent of seniors with Parkinson’s disease experience hallucinations. In most cases, these …

By AH Reston, 6:35 am on July 29, 2021

It seems like every day there’s a new study on what’s good for a senior’s health and what isn’t. And often, seniors adopt habits they think are good for them that turn out to contribute to other health problems. Here are a few “good” habits that could have a negative effect on senior health and …

By AH Reston, 6:37 am on July 15, 2021

When an aging parent can no longer perform daily activities without help, you’re faced with the difficult decision of how to ensure his or her safety at home. While you may be able to offer a helping hand here and there, the demands of caring for a senior are often too time-consuming for one person …

Family Caregivers May Need a Home Care Provider June 27, 2019 Blog, Caregivers in Reston VA There are times when a Family Caregiver can’t imagine moving their aging parent out of their home, even when it becomes more difficult for them to live independently. Many seniors struggle to do things for themselves, from dressing to cooking …