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7 Senior Summer Safety Tips

These senior summer safety tips will help make life a little less stressful this summer. While most of us love and enjoy the summer season; we have to remember that there are times when summer can become unsafe, especially for seniors. Senior Summer Safety Tips for Those with Dementia We have to remember that when

Diagnosed and Living with Scleroderma

Are you living with scleroderma? If you or someone you know has recently been diagnosed and living with scleroderma, it’s time to learn how have quality of life despite the symptoms. Hopefully you’ve read our informative article on “What Is Scleroderma” to find out some facts. Living With Scleroderma – quality of life It is

Cataracts – Know The Facts

June is National Cataracts Awareness Month and while most of us have heard of cataracts, we don’t necessarily have a true understanding of what it is and how it can be treated. Cataracts is the clouding of the lens of your eye and is only treatable with surgery. Symptoms of Cataracts Blurred Vision Sensitivity to

FRAIL – A Medical Assessment of Health

What is frail? Frail is not just look! We’ve found it’s much more, including the fight & the determination you have for life. Johns Hopkins University has created a test using the Acronym F.R.A.I.L. to determine how frail or strong a patient is for surgery & aftercare. This test could also become very helpful to

Chronic Loneliness

You may have never heard the term chronic loneliness but it’s a very real problem for those who live alone, especially the elderly. Recent studies have determined that there is a correlation between chronic loneliness and health issues, including premature death. What is Chronic Loneliness? Chronic loneliness, while somewhat self explanatory, isn’t simply the fact

When Your Spouse Is Diagnosed With A Life Changing Disease

As a spouse, we often are put into the position of full time caregiver and advocate for our loved one when they are diagnosed with a life changing disease. While this can feel like an overwhelming time in your life, you need to understand that there are options available to help you make the adjustments

Tips on Senior Safety At Home

  Often, those who are disabled, aged, or simply alone fear being unsafe in their own home. Home is the place you should feel the safest. Crime Statistics Because our office deals with caregiving in Baltimore, MD and surrounding areas we provided statistics specific to the area we serve. You need to be informed in

Why Are Flu Shots So Important?

Flu season is upon us and it is extremely important that seniors and those with certain health issues get vaccinated as soon as possible. FAQ’s About Flu Shots When Can I Get The Flu Shot? Get your flu shot now – Flu shots can be given generally from September through the entire winter. The sooner

Eye Injuries At Home

October is Home Eye Safety Month and Caring Connection wants to bring awareness to the problem of eye injuries occurring at home. While many would assume that most eye injuries occur at the work place (especially industrial), the reality is that about half of all eye injuries occur at home. 4 Common Causes of Eye

Common Reasons Why Your Elderly Loved One Resists Home Care

If you have an elderly family member or friend who is resisting any type of in-home care, you are not alone. Most senior citizens prefer to stay living at home, but this can be a challenge for those who may have cognitive or physical issues.  You may recognize that your loved one needs assistance at