Elderly Patients

October 11, 2018

7 THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER SAY TO YOUR AGING PARENTS

When helping aging parents, we may accidentally say things that make them upset or disrespected. To make conversations more positive while still achieving the goal of helping them, Caring.com shares 7 things not to say and what to […]
July 30, 2018

One Daughter’s Story: Caring for a Parent in my Home

Caregiving can begin with a moment’s notice, as Beth discovered. Her elderly mother, widowed and living independently in the Midwest, had suffered a disabling stroke. Beth, the youngest of six children, willingly responded since she lived […]
July 13, 2018

Anemia in Seniors: Caregivers to Look for and How to Treat It

A number of things can cause anemia in seniors, such as chronic disease, iron deficiency, vitamin B12 deficiency and bleeding.
July 11, 2018
Healthy foods

8 Tips for a Healthy Diet For Caregivers After Age 50

Caregivers turning 50 is a milestone for many people. The half-century mark comes with new rules for medical tests and often brings a couple of health-related signals, concerning diet indicating that it’s for some dietary changes. […]
May 15, 2018

Who Takes Care of the Caregiver?

Caregivers provide care in a wide variety of situations. Caregiving can be a very difficult task to accomplish, especially when it involves caring for an elderly parent. This is definitely a role reversal, which many individuals […]
March 29, 2018

A Caregiver’s Guide to Caring for a Narcissist

BY ANNE-MARIE BOTEK Narcissists—you can’t leave them, it’s nearly impossible to love them, and you feel like you want to pull your hair out whenever you’re around them.
January 2, 2016

Antibiotic Therapy in Elderly Patients with Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis

Antibiotic Treatment in Elderly Patients with AECB Elderly patients have alterations in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics as a result of drug interactions, and decreases in renal and metabolic clearances of drugs are seen with many drugs used […]

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