HappyElderCare: Blog HappyElderCare: Blog https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/ Copyright by HappyElderCare en HappyElderCare Fri, 03 Feb 2023 21:38:01 -0500 Is Home Care The Best After-Surgery Option For Seniors? Older people often take longer to recover from surgery than young people. After surgery, seniors need time to recover. So, resorting to a home care plan can significantly help. Older people generally require emotional and physical support from their family members or caregivers. They even need more attention while they recuperate from]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/is-home-care-the-best-after-surgery-option-for-seniors/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/is-home-care-the-best-after-surgery-option-for-seniors/ Editor Wed, 01 Feb 2023 02:44:40 -0500 CPAP Management Tips for Older Adults with Sleep Apnea Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/cpap-management-tips-for-older-adults-with-sleep-apnea/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/cpap-management-tips-for-older-adults-with-sleep-apnea/ Editor Mon, 30 Jan 2023 01:16:28 -0500 Leadership in Nurse Practice: Strategies for Success Nursing is a dynamic and ever-evolving field, and nurses are increasingly being called upon to take on leadership roles within the healthcare system. Whether working as a charge nurse, a clinical manager, or a nurse educator, nurses are in a unique position to shape the quality of patient care and the overall functioning of healthcare]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/leadership-in-nurse-practice-strategies-for-success/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/leadership-in-nurse-practice-strategies-for-success/ Editor Fri, 20 Jan 2023 03:06:50 -0500 Tips to Improve Daily Life for a Loved One with Alzheimer's There is no one-size-fits-all answer to how to improve daily life for a loved one with Alzheimer's. Every person with Alzheimer's experiences the disease differently and will require different types of support and care. However, some general tips can help make life easier for both the sufferer and their caregivers. Limit Excess Sound]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/tips-to-improve-daily-life-for-a-loved-one-with-alzheimers/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/tips-to-improve-daily-life-for-a-loved-one-with-alzheimers/ Editor Thu, 12 Jan 2023 03:49:54 -0500 5 Steps to Take After a Loved One Has a Fall Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/5-steps-to-take-after-a-loved-one-has-a-fall/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/5-steps-to-take-after-a-loved-one-has-a-fall/ Editor Wed, 11 Jan 2023 03:53:16 -0500 How to Find the Best Camp Lejeune Lawsuit Attorney for Your Elder Parents Camp Lejeune is a Marine Corps base in North Carolina that's notorious for being polluted with toxic chemicals. After decades of exposure, many people who lived or worked at Camp Lejeune have filed lawsuits against the federal government.  According to ATSDR, around one million military and civilian staff and their families might]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-find-the-best-camp-lejeune-lawsuit-attorney-for-your-elder-parents/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-find-the-best-camp-lejeune-lawsuit-attorney-for-your-elder-parents/ Editor Tue, 10 Jan 2023 10:07:31 -0500 Couples Counselling For Seniors: 5 Things To Know No relationship is perfect, and even the ones that look the most ideal can crumble for various reasons. Many think couples who have endured decades of staying together are not susceptible to marital problems, but that's not exactly true. Even couples in their senior years and have been married for a long time can experience problems.]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/couples-counselling-for-seniors-5-things-to-know/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/couples-counselling-for-seniors-5-things-to-know/ Editor Wed, 04 Jan 2023 01:29:49 -0500 What is Assisted Living and What are its Benefits for Seniors? Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/what-is-assisted-living-and-what-are-its-benefits-for-seniors/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/what-is-assisted-living-and-what-are-its-benefits-for-seniors/ Editor Tue, 03 Jan 2023 09:21:33 -0500 Lab Equipment Essential for an Elderly Nursing Home According to Zippia, 4% of American seniors live in nursing homes, and it is estimated that by 2050, 27-30 million Americans will require long-term care services. If you run an elderly nursing home, you know how important it is to have the right equipment in your facility. This includes everything from wheelchairs to blood pressure]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/lab-equipment-essential-for-an-elderly-nursing-home/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/lab-equipment-essential-for-an-elderly-nursing-home/ Editor Thu, 29 Dec 2022 02:27:31 -0500 How Acupuncture May Benefit Seniors Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-acupuncture-may-benefit-seniors/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-acupuncture-may-benefit-seniors/ Editor Fri, 23 Dec 2022 22:45:18 -0500 What Is Causing Orgasm Problems in Women? If you look at the available research you will find that about 25% of women have trouble obtaining orgasm or have never experienced it, and even among those who are orgasmic, the frequency is only 50-70% of the time. One study discovered that almost all women do not achieve orgasm during sexual intercourse on a regular basis (and others]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/what-is-causing-orgasm-problems-in-women/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/what-is-causing-orgasm-problems-in-women/ Editor Wed, 21 Dec 2022 07:55:31 -0500 9 Ways to Keep Seniors Comfortable Keeping seniors comfortable as they age can greatly improve their quality of life and allow them to enjoy their days. However, it can be tough to know what to do if you don’t have a lot of experience with elderly people. Here are nine ways to keep seniors comfortable, from giving them adaptive clothing to hiring outside help: ]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/9-ways-to-keep-seniors-comfortable/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/9-ways-to-keep-seniors-comfortable/ Editor Wed, 21 Dec 2022 07:44:11 -0500 7 Points to Keep In Mind While Nursing the Elderly The elderly population is growing rapidly, and it's important to know how to care for them. As per census data, there are nearly 55 million adults aged 65 years and above living in the United States right now. They account for more than 16% of the population. That means a career in nursing, specializing in adult-gerontology or the care]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/7-points-to-keep-in-mind-while-nursing-the-elderly/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/7-points-to-keep-in-mind-while-nursing-the-elderly/ Editor Tue, 20 Dec 2022 09:22:35 -0500 How are Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioners Better Suited to Take Care of Your Elderly Parents Than General Nurses? You have a lot of options when it comes to caring for your aging parents. You could hire a private home nurse or put them in an assisted living facility. Then there's the option of hiring an adult gerontology nurse practitioner (AGNP). As their name suggests, AGNPs specialize in treating and caring for elderly patients. They're trained]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-are-adult-gerontology-nurse-practitioners-better-suited-to-take-care-of-your-elderly-parents-than-general-nurses/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-are-adult-gerontology-nurse-practitioners-better-suited-to-take-care-of-your-elderly-parents-than-general-nurses/ Editor Tue, 20 Dec 2022 09:18:28 -0500 Estate Planning Basics for Seniors Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/estate-planning-basics-for-seniors/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/estate-planning-basics-for-seniors/ Editor Tue, 20 Dec 2022 08:26:40 -0500 Ways to Assist Seniors With Poor Vision Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/ways-to-assist-seniors-with-poor-vision/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/ways-to-assist-seniors-with-poor-vision/ Editor Sat, 17 Dec 2022 09:32:52 -0500 How to Assist Your Aging Parents in Coping With Social Isolation? As we grow older, we inevitably become more isolated from society. We no longer have large social circles to keep us connected.  Our health and finances limit our ability to travel physically. This can lead to depression, loneliness, and boredom in old age. Fortunately for you and your aging parents, there are ways to combat this]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-assist-your-aging-parents-in-coping-with-social-isolation/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-assist-your-aging-parents-in-coping-with-social-isolation/ Editor Wed, 14 Dec 2022 10:58:38 -0500 Fixing The Front Teeth Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/fixing-the-front-teeth/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/fixing-the-front-teeth/ Editor Wed, 14 Dec 2022 10:54:06 -0500 What Is Gerontology, and How Does It Help Meet the Needs of an Aging Population? Gerontology refers to the studying of the societal, social, physical and mental implications of aging. Gerontology differs from geriatrics, and it can be very rewarding. Professionals in this industry can use various skills to help improve the quality of life of older adults. Gerontologists can apply psychological and biological]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/what-is-gerontology-and-how-does-it-help-meet-the-needs-of-an-aging-population/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/what-is-gerontology-and-how-does-it-help-meet-the-needs-of-an-aging-population/ Editor Sat, 10 Dec 2022 23:00:19 -0500 5 Crucial Dental Care Tips for Seniors Taking excellent care of your teeth and gums is essential, especially as you get older and your immune system weakens. Older adults are particularly prone to dental issues that younger people can easily avoid, such as gum disease and tooth decay. For this reason, you need to pay extra attention and care to maintain good dental care as]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/5-crucial-dental-care-tips-for-seniors/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/5-crucial-dental-care-tips-for-seniors/ Editor Wed, 07 Dec 2022 10:00:02 -0500