After intensive surgery, it’s vital to take post-operative care seriously. Nutrition is one of the most critical aspects of ensuring that the body has everything that it needs to heal. The American Cancer Society highly recommends a proper nutrition-filled diet to rebuild tissue and ultimately regain your strength. However, there is a lot of food…

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    By now, you’ve probably heard a whole lot about probiotics. Hailed as the “good bacteria”, probiotics populate the gut and help keep your body healthy and strong. Though they’re not visible to the naked eye, these naturally-occurring, microscopic wonders do a lot behind the scenes, including keeping the digestive tract happy and silently…

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    Managing medications can be difficult to do, especially if you’re a senior caregiver. Helping someone else remember to take medications can seem like a daunting task. Thankfully, we’ve got a list of tips and tricks to help make things flow more smoothly. Make Sure Providers are aware of Vitamins and Supplements Medical providers…

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If you’ve ever wondered exactly what a home health aide does, or what qualifies as home care in the first place, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we answer seven of the most frequently asked questions about being a home health aide, from who employs you to how home care differs from hospice care.…

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  Did you know that sleep problems can be contagious? Not the way that colds are, of course the inability to sleep is not a virus. However, if you are living with your loved one or client and he or she isn’t sleeping well, you will likely not sleep well either. While, science is only…

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For seniors and family members, planning for health care typically revolves around planning for Medicare coverage. But for the many seniors who will need long-term care, Medicare offers little peace of mind in terms of paying for expenses. So, if you are making health care plans for you or an older loved one, using the…

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