Since diabetes is very important especially in the elderly, we will investigate this disease further in this post. Reading this article, you can learn more about the types of diabetes, ways to control and manage it, etc.
Chronic diabetes is common among the elderly, and its symptoms can range from mild to severe, affecting approximately 33% of people over 65 years of age. Early diagnosis of diabetes can help prevent serious complications of this disease.
A caregiver is someone who helps a person who needs care due to special physical or mental conditions. In this post we will learn why and when we might need caregiver support and how getting help from healthcare providers can benefit us.
There are numerous reports which note that physician fees in Canada are the third largest source of health care costs after hospitals and pharmaceuticals. Read this article to find out more about insurance costs in Canada and if telehealth appointments are covered by insurance.
Reactive care is often done when an accident or a problem occurs for the elderly. But proactive care means preventing accidents, for example, you prevent your elderly parents from using tobacco or alcohol, or you measure their blood pressure and sugar regularly. In this post, we'll help you transform elder care from a reactive process to a proactive one.
How to care for elderly parents is a major concern for many families who live far away or have to travel frequently. How to ensure good health care, finding trusted and professional health care providers, having access to the health service in accurate time are complex family’s issues.
Burnout of health care providers is a state of physical, emotional and mental burnout. Health care providers who are under stress may experience fatigue, anxiety, and depression. Some ways to prevent burnout in this job are to join caregiver support groups and use their care services.
Home and community care services mean that people can receive care at home, not in hospitals or other long-term care centers. Home care helps eligible people to live independently in the community. TangelaCare provides online health and care services to help you easily manage the care of your elderly loved ones.
Many of the elderly need to take several drugs a day to maintain their health, each of which must be taken at a certain time of the day and in a certain amount, and managing to take all these different drugs every day can be difficult and exhausting. In this post, we will explore some of ways to plan and manage geriatric medications.
If elderly feel that their respect and value as a human being is not respected, this can prevent them from enjoying life and feeling safe during the care period. The issue of dignity for the elderly, who have left most of their independence to someone else, such as health care providers, is a very important issue that should not be easily overlooked.
With the onset of Corona disease and the spread of the Covid-19 virus around the world, most professions and businesses have moved to the virtual world to provide their services remotely to individuals. Therapies and medicine and nursing have not been excepted and emerged around the world with telehealth and have achieved remarkable success.
In recent decades, studies on television and health have found that excessive television viewing is detrimental to human physical and mental health. This is especially important for children and the elderly because These two groups of people can suffer the most from watching too much TV.
Governments in all countries advise the elderly to avoid attending medical centers for periodic check-ups or treatment of unnecessary illnesses as much as possible because care in hospitals and clinics can put them at risk. So, what is the solution for periodic check-ups of the elderly or receiving outpatient medical services?
Home care agencies are new, licensed businesses that evaluate and hire caregivers and send them to care for your elderly loved ones. These agencies can provide both medical and non-medical care services. In this post we further intestigate the services such agencies provide.
Sepsis is a severe reaction of the body to an infection. Infections that lead to sepsis often start in the lungs, urinary tract, skin or gastrointestinal tract. Without timely treatment, sepsis can quickly lead to tissue damage, etc.
Suicide, while largely preventable, is one of the top three causes of death among people. Suicide occurs not only in developed countries, but in all parts of the world. Many suicides occur suddenly in critical moments, with the loss of the ability to cope with life's stresses, such as financial problems, disconnection with loved ones, or chronic pain and illness.
Lung cancer is a type of cancer that affects the lung cells and occurs when the lung cells mutate and grow abnormally. Cells grow uncontrollably and contract together to form tumors. Cancer cells grow out of order and destroy the healthy lung tissue around them.
Hepatitis is a viral disease that can affect people in three types: A, B and C. The only way to diagnose this disease is a blood test and liver enzymes. Type C is transmitted through contact with infected blood, such as the injection drugs use, receiving blood or blood products infected with the virus, etc.
In the present age, the role of the family and especially the parents are of special importance because their role in upbringing and parenting is very important and effective and they have the main responsibility of raising and supporting children. In order to raise happy and healthy children it is needed to healthy parents and a family with a positive emotional atmosphere.
Nurses are a group of medical staff who have very important and difficult responsibilities. The main role of a nurse is to support and care for people against illness. Nurses can be classified into three groups in terms of the ...
Asthma is less commonly diagnosed in the elderly and often goes untreated because it is often mistaken for the symptoms of other common diseases in old age. Recognizing and treating asthma in the elderly is much more difficult because ...
Based on research on mental health, a group of elderly researchers have concluded that there is a direct relationship between the extent of social interaction between the elderly and their mental health, and they will be more satisfied with their life.
Coaching is an important way to encourage people to grow. Coaching is a support, encouragement and affirmation of human abilities. Its essence is to develop the skills to achieve the goals that one desires to reach.
April 7 is World Health Day. This day is a reason to have an overview of the aging process and the state of health and various prevalent diseases in the old age With the onset of aging, the health of the body will face many challenges.
Autism is a disorder that is more known for affecting children. But the same little research shows that adults with autism are at greater risk for physical and mental health conditions, including diabetes, depression and heart disease.
March 24 is World Tuberculosis Day. Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but they can also damage other parts of the body.
The Role and Responsibilities of Caregivers and their Importance in the Quality of Life of the Elderly
This article examines the various roles of people caring for the elderly and the effects of this role on their health. The duties of a caregiver are constant care over time, increasing the scope of care responsibilities over time, and making decisions in specific situations.
After 10 years of experiencing difficulties of taking care of senior citizens for their families and feeling a remarkable lack in this domain, I decided to tackle this problem by establishing a new company which provides some of those missed services for elder citizens.
As people get older, they become more concerned about their physical health than their mental health, while mental health is just as important as physical health and should be given special attention.
Although aging in itself is not a reason to consider caring for the elderly, it is usually the various illnesses and physical limitations associated with aging that lead to the discussion of caring for them.