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Archive for February 2019

Look to Serving Seniors to help with Low Vision Strategies and Visual Rehabilitation

Home Care Liverpool NY: Look to Serving Seniors to help with Low Vision Strategies and Visual Rehabilitation

Are you or your loved one living with noncorrectable reduced vision? Approximately 6.5 million people in the United States over the age of 65 have a severe visual impairment. This could be diagnosed as macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, or as an acquired (traumatic) brain injury. People often hear “Low Vision” and…

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HEART FAILURE: WHERE DOES SERVING SENIORS COME IN?

Home Care Liverpool NY: Heart Failure

Heart failure is a condition resulting from the heart’s inability to pump enough blood throughout the body. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is one type of heart failure which occurs when fluid builds up in the extremities, lungs, liver, gastrointestinal tract and other organs, causing the blood to become “congested”. It is only natural for someone…

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FEBRUARY IS AMERICAN HEART MONTH!

Home Care Liverpool NY: American Heart Month

How can American Heart Month make a difference? Both at home and in the community, we can use February as a time when we raise awareness about heart disease. One way to do this is to encourage families and loved ones to make small lifestyle changes. For example, you can educate them on how to…

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FASCINATING BIRTHDAY FACTS ABOUT FEBRUARY!

Home Care Liverpool NY: Fascinating Birthday Facts About February

Happy Birthday to all of those celebrating a birthday this month! People with February birthdays are likely to share some interesting characteristics. For instance, babies born in the winter month of February were significantly longer at birth. They also were taller, heavier and had a larger head circumference at age 7. Those with February birthdays…

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What is the SPECAL Method Used in Alzheimer’s Care?

Elderly Care Clay NY: What is the SPECAL Method Used in Alzheimer's Care?

If you care for a parent with Alzheimer’s and haven’t come across the book Contented Dementia, it’s a worthwhile read. The book focuses on the SPECAL method for communicating with people with dementia. Family caregivers will find this method can make a huge difference in communication. What Does SPECAL Stand For? SPECAL is a trademark…

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