Secure Carpet Rugs: Double-sided tape can help secure rugs to the ground and prevent your loved ones from tripping and injuring themselves.
Location, Location: The decision to base JEVS at Home in Northeast Philadelphia came as a response to the more than 20,000 community members who were in need of its non-medical home care services.
What to Do if You are Experiencing Signs of a Heatstroke: Move to a cooler location. Lie down and loosen your clothing.
The sight of her mother’s declining health was enough to convince Charleitta Parker that she needed to be her mother’s full-time caregiver.
Drink more fluids during the day (non-alcoholic), regardless of your activity level. Stay indoors and in a cool place during hot days (home, the library, or community venue).
For some, their caregiving journey begins because an ailing loved one needs care. However, sometimes people choose to become caregivers because of their love of helping others.
June is Cataract Awareness Month. Today, cataracts affect more than 22 million Americans age 40 and older, and more than 30 million Americans are expected to have cataracts by the year 2020.
A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens, which blocks or changes the passage of light into the eye. The lens of the eye is located behind the pupil and the colored iris, which normally is transparent.
Start Slowly: Walk for ten minutes in the morning and the afternoon. Sign up for a beginner’s yoga class, or learn some in-home gentle stretches.