Infection Prevention Tips for Seniors

With aging, the immune system naturally weakens, putting seniors at increased risk of illness and infection. In addition, many seniors also have other health conditions that can make them more susceptible. Whether in the hospital, an assisted living facility, out in the community, or at home, there are steps that older adults can take to … Continue reading Infection Prevention Tips for Seniors

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5 Common Infections in Older Adults

According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, “Infectious diseases account for one-third of all deaths in people 65 years and older.” That is why infection prevention and early detection are key to reducing risk and keeping seniors as healthy as possible. Some of the most common infections that affect seniors include: Bacterial Pneumonia Pneumonia … Continue reading 5 Common Infections in Older Adults

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New Year’s Resolutions for Clients and Caregivers

As a new year begins, it is a time for clients and caregivers alike to reflect on the past year and set themselves up for greater success in the months ahead. One major task is re-evaluating healthcare needs and ensuring that the right services and supports are in place. Here are a few tips to … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for Clients and Caregivers

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Private Equity Backing Becoming ‘Qualifying Criteria’ for Home Care Franchise Companies

The past few years have seen private equity players plant a flag in the home care space, particularly in the franchising world. In 2021, this trend has only increased with the heightened demand for home care services. Roughly $66 billion in PE investment went out to various health care sectors in 2020, a 21% increase … Continue reading Private Equity Backing Becoming ‘Qualifying Criteria’ for Home Care Franchise Companies

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Understanding the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

Watching a loved one struggle with Alzheimer’s disease can be challenging. There is no way to predict how quickly or slowly the disease will progress or exactly how it will affect someone’s cognitive abilities. There is no way to prevent Alzheimer’s, and there is currently no cure, so one of the best things you can … Continue reading Understanding the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

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