Can You Protect Your Parent From Shingles?

As a family caregiver, it is your responsibility not just to help your parents and manage the health challenges and complications that they are already dealing with, but also to take the proper steps to prevent further challenges as they age in place. This is particularly true when it comes to those illnesses that are a special risk for aging adults, and that can carry severe complications and consequences that can linger with them throughout the rest of their life, such ... Read more

Know the Facts About Arthritis in Elderly Adults

Elderly Care in Buffalo Grove IL Arthritis is a common health problem for elderly adults. The achy joints that this condition causes can make it very difficult for the elder to take care of themselves. Even brushing their hair and teeth can prove to be a challenging task. An elderly care provider may be needed to help your loved one accomplish household and personal tasks in order to continue living an independent life, while getting the help needed. The intensity of the pain ... Read more

Is Your Elderly Loved One’s Home Ready for Winter?

Elderly Care in Buffalo Grove IL With December here, there won’t be many snow-free days left to get the house prepared for winter.  If you have an elderly loved one, it is especially important that they have taken the steps to ensure a safe home this winter.  The elderly are at an increased risk of hypothermia and many are physically unable to perform certain winter tasks such as shoveling snow.  If your elderly loved ones are living on their own or with ... Read more