22Jun, 2018

Learn About Chronic Kidney Disease and How to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy

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Chronic Kidney disease or CKD, is a condition that damages your kidneys. Once in that state, your kidneys can no longer filter blood as well as before. This condition can last for 3 months or longer, depending on how harsh the effects has on your kidney. According to CDC.Gov” Excess fluid and waste from the blood remain in the body and may cause other health problems.” Risk Factors What many underestimates is how many people are affected by this every day. In United Sates alone this condition effects 30 million […]
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17May, 2018

Learn About the Role of An ActiveCare Certified Senior Care Manager

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When hiring a home care agency and employing a caregiver to be by your one’s side around the clock isn’t always enough. At ActiveCare we make sure that all our clients are receiving the best care, which is why we assign every client with one of our Certified Senior Care Managers. What many find the best parts of having a care manager is assisting the family with caregiver support and navigating the health care system Caregiver Support Our Certified Senior Care managers is someone who will be your first point […]
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19Apr, 2018

Explore Services for Rehabilitation and Post-Hospital Recovery

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As our loved one’s age, it is inevitable that sooner or later a hospital visit will be to come to occur. This could be to many contributing reasons, such as a fall, infections or on going medical treatments. The older we get our bodies are less likely to jump right back into the rhythm of things especially when you have been undergoing major surgeries or recovering at a rehabilitation center with minimum physical activity. Consider the services for your loved ones if they have recently left a rehabilitation center or […]
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5Apr, 2018

Learn How to Combat Insomnia As You Age

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There are many misconceptions around the idea of sleep. The most popular being the older you get the less sleep is needed. This myth seems to reign true to many Americans, because studies show that more than 30% of the population of America suffers from insomnia. According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults 65 and older need to get at least 7-8 hours of sleep every night. Decreases in the amount of sleep you get per night as you age can affect your memory formation, concentration, not allowing your body […]
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18Jan, 2018

The Benefits of a Caregiver by Your Side

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You may have noticed a change or a decline in your loved one’s health and well being. You think hiring a caregiver would be the best option to assist for the times you are not there. The only problem is and what we as a home care agency have seen are a lot are the seniors not agreeing to the help. This can be a difficult hurdle to jump past for many families, but what many people fail to see are the positives to hiring a caregiver through an agency. […]
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24May, 2017

Understanding How to Prevent And Diagnose UTI Infections in Seniors

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As we age, it becomes increasingly important to take care of our bodies. If you are close to an elderly person, you need to understand how to take care of them. With increasing age, our bodies may not be and reliable as they once were, and one example is going to the bathroom. As people grow older, their pelvic muscles can weaken, which causes them to become less able to control their urges to go to the bathroom. This can lead to problems like a UTI or even something more serious. So it’s vital to […]
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26Apr, 2017

5 Memory Improving Techniques for Seniors

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  As people age, one common complaint is memory loss. This isn’t only true of seniors who suffer from illnesses such as dementia. Many seniors find that their memories deteriorate over time. There are certain ways to prevent, minimize, or even reverse this problem. Learn about 5 memory improving techniques that can be used for seniors and improve their well-being! 1. Challenge the Brain In some ways, the brain is like a muscle; the more it’s used, the stronger it gets. One problem that many older adults face is that they […]
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16Mar, 2017

Find Out the Importance of Personal Hygiene for Aging Seniors

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There are a great many tasks that may become challenging as those you love age. Included in these tasks are the very basic and very important set of tasks involved in maintaining personal hygiene.  Unfortunately, losing the ability to keep up with one’s own grooming can lead to a variety of problems. Obviously, body odor can become an issue, and while your loved one may not even notice, it can present uncomfortable situations for family and friends. Those older adults who do understand the consequences of their inabilities may experience embarrassment […]
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