Month: October 2018

As the muscles in your body get older, they may lose tone and become rigid. Lost muscle mass can make your body weaker. Joints can also break down causing inflammation and stiffness. These symptoms are common among elderly and can lead to immobility. There’s nothing worse than feeling chronic pain during simple daily tasks like… Read More »

Deciding when you should start hospice care is not easy. It’s necessary to start hospice care for many reasons, but most often upon the recommendation of your doctor or after a terminal diagnosis.

A debilitating fall can lead to an extended hospital stay and can even cause negative long-term effects on you and your loved one’s quality of life. While preventing falls isn’t guaranteed, there are some home exercises that your loved one can do to help increase strength and balance.

If you have Medicare, you can use your home health benefit to pay for a variety of services including skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, home health aides, and more. Here’s what you need to know about Medicare-funded home health care.