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What is Assisted Living and What are its Benefits for Seniors?

If you have just started looking at senior living facilities and you are wondering what assisted living is, it is a special type of senior accommodation where the residents receive a higher level of care and assistance. It can be a good option for people who are suffering from debilitating issues, but other people can benefit from... ❯❯❯

Lab Equipment Essential for an Elderly Nursing Home

Lab Equipment Essential for an Elderly Nursing HomeAccording 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... ❯❯❯

How Acupuncture May Benefit Seniors

As you get older, you may be looking to explore new ways of living a healthier and more engaged lifestyle. How about adding some ancient Chinese healing practices to the mix?  Acupuncture is gaining popularity as an alternative treatment for many ailments, especially in older adults.  In this blog post, we'll look at the potential... ❯❯❯

What Is Causing Orgasm Problems in Women?

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... ❯❯❯

9 Ways to Keep Seniors Comfortable

9 Ways to Keep Seniors ComfortableKeeping 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: Source:... ❯❯❯

7 Points to Keep In Mind While Nursing the Elderly

7 Points to Keep In Mind While Nursing the ElderlyThe 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... ❯❯❯

How are Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioners Better Suited to Take Care of Your Elderly Parents Than General Nurses?

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... ❯❯❯

Estate Planning Basics for Seniors

The orderly disposition upon death of money and other assets acquired over a lifetime can be easily accomplished by hiring an experienced estate planning attorney to create a will, trust and other documents, yet a recent Gallup poll shows that only about 46% of adults have a will.  Death is inevitable, but an estate plan gives you the... ❯❯❯

Ways to Assist Seniors With Poor Vision

Source: As individuals grow older, they begin to lose their ability to see clearly. Irrespective of the cause of poor eyesight in seniors, the result is always the same; frustration due to reduced independence. Follow these tips to make sure that your elderly navigate... ❯❯❯

How to Assist Your Aging Parents in Coping With Social Isolation?

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... ❯❯❯

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