Category Archives: Senior Health

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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Dental Care and Seniors

As we age, any number of unexpected conditions can lead to serious consequences. For example, a fall at home could lead to a hip fracture. A hastily planned discharge from the hospital can lead to infection, confusion, or readmission to … Continue reading

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Being a Smart and Safe Patient

As a senior, you may feel like you are heading to doctor appointments more often than you did when you were in your 30s or 40s. It’s true – seniors do tend to visit medical professionals more often, though for … Continue reading

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Keys to a Healthy Heart

It’s no wonder why February is designated American Heart Month. You just need to look around your local grocery store to catch glimpses of all things pink, red, glitter, and Cupid. Hearts are an important part of our culture, our … Continue reading

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Senior Summer Safety: Heat and Hydration

August is here which means among the back-to-school television advertisements and final farmer market stands of the season, the thermometer continues to rise and the sun feels sweltering. The dog days of summer can be difficult on all of us, … Continue reading

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