Alzheimer’s is a Disease for the Elderly, Right?

What do you really know about Alzheimer's disease? Many people associate it as a disease the elderly face. While the elderly are more likely to develop Alzheimer's, it can happen at any age. The average age of onset is 75. Does that mean everyone is 75 or older when they learn they have Alzheimer's? No. There are many younger people being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's. What is Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease? Early-onset Alzheimer's is diagnosed as Alzheimer's that starts before the age of 65. ... Read more

What Can You Do to Keep Your Senior’s Food Safer at Home?

When you think about food safety, the first thing you think about might be whether the food is thoroughly cooked. What can be more important is how the food is stored before and after it's cooked. If you haven't paid much attention to how your elderly family member is storing her food, it might be time to take a closer look. Check Whether the Food Requires Refrigeration Some foods require refrigeration, but that may not have been how your family stored them ... Read more

Elderly Care: When Your Client Has Atrial Fibrillation

Crestline, OH - Elderly Care: When Your Client Has Atrial Fibrillation Many people suffer from heart problems as they get older. Sometimes their heart may beat abnormally. It’s common for the heart to beat faster after exercise or when a person is nervous, but when the person is at rest, there should be a constant interval between beats. When the heart constantly beats irregularly and rapidly, this is often because of atrial fibrillation. This is the most common cause of irregular heartbeat, ... Read more