It can be challenging to deal with your elderly parent if you are their caretaker, but even more so when they begin to wander as a result of dementia. Wandering out of the house can be a major source of stress for you and your family, especially if you don't think there's anything you can do. However, there are things you can do to make things better. Use the tips below to help you cope with your parent's wandering.
30 March 2015
Eating healthy is about more than just losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight. Eating the right foods is about keeping your body in good shape so that it can fight infections, illnesses and diseases. There are certain foods that you can include your daily diet that actually have the ability to heal. Here are five powerful, healthy foods that will help you alter your life and lead a healthier lifestyle:
11 March 2015
Do you have mobility issues due to accident or illness? Are you looking for information about rehabilitation services? You may have run across a lot of misinformation in your research. Here is the truth behind some of the myths that you may have encountered: Physical therapy can fix problems in just a couple sessions. Before going in for rehabilitation services, it's important to know what to expect. While minor impairments may see some improvement in just a session or two, this isn't always the case.
2 March 2015
Adult day care is an alternative elderly care service that keeps your parents active and engaged mentally and physically during the day and lets them return to your home in the early afternoon. However, many elderly people will resist any kind of care activities for a variety of reasons. That's why it's important to ease these stubborn resisters into adult day care activities. Talk to Your Loved One First of all, sit down with your parents and discuss why adult day care would be a good option for them.
19 February 2015
Asbestos is not one type of mineral but a set of multiple fibrous minerals that occur naturally. Because they occur naturally, people were under the misconception that they were safe to use several decades ago. Additionally, it is resistant to fire and very durable, which is the reason builders used it in the first place. Asbestos, which includes crocidolite, anthophyllite, actinolite, chrysotile, amosite, and tremolite, is now known to be extremely dangerous.
10 February 2015