Category Archives: Senior Health

Home Care After Skilled Nursing: Why Home Care Services Are Important to Your Recovery

Skilled nursing care is a crucial part of a successful recovery after an extended hospital stay, elective surgery, or medical procedure. During your time in a skilled nursing facility, you will have support as you recover, including pain management and … Continue reading

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What Seniors Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Last month, we all recognized that we have lived through a full year of uncertainty thanks to the COVID-19 global pandemic. It has been months of masking up, social distancing, washing our hands, and carefully following safety recommendations in order … Continue reading

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Common Nutrition Problems That Come with Age

When it comes to our health, positive or negative outcomes can often start at the dinner table. It’s no wonder the saying, “you are what you eat” is so common; it’s because it is true! Healthy nutrition can help any … Continue reading

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Living at Home as a Senior with Low Vision

As we get older, we are more likely to encounter chronic medical conditions or health challenges. Beyond wrinkles and decreased metabolism, conditions like arthritis, cognitive decline, and high blood pressure are more likely to occur as we advance in years. … Continue reading

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Home Care in Maryland: Is It Right for Me?

If you have ever wondered if investing in home care in Maryland is a wise decision for either you or your aging loved one, you aren’t alone. It can feel overwhelming and even confusing as you begin to navigate the … Continue reading

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Steps for a Successful Hospital Discharge in D.C.

Older adults leaving the hospital after a brief or extended stay always need to be careful in order to make returning home as safe as possible. The coronavirus pandemic has only made hospital discharges in the D.C. area even more … Continue reading

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Surprising Ways D. C. Home Care Keeps You Healthy

Seniors who live at home alone in the D.C. area can benefit from a bit of extra assistance around the house. However, when clients begin partnering with our team at CaringGivers, they are often surprised at how consistent visits from … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Combat Senior Loneliness

Now that the twinkle and tradition of the holiday season are over, it is common for seniors living at home alone to begin feeling extra lonely. When you add in the winter weather, keeping many older adults indoors for longer … Continue reading

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Get the Extra Help You Need This Season

‘Tis the season for twinkling lights, candles, and sugar cookies. It’s also the season of stress, travel, and feeling stretched too thin. If you are celebrating this holiday season while caring for a senior loved one, you are even more … Continue reading

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Urinary Tract Infections and Seniors

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are painful and downright annoying. However, seniors who get UTIs can suffer more serious consequences of the infection, including acute confusion. Urinary tract infections are one of the most commonly diagnosed infections in older adults, … Continue reading

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