Tag Archives: Home Care in Rhode Island

6 Personal Care Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

For a person with Alzheimer’s disease, mundane tasks like bathing and dressing can be difficult. They may require help in additional areas of personal care as well. Not only is good hygiene important for health reasons, but it also helps … Continue reading

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Heart Healthy February

Appropriately enough, February is American Heart Month. While we focus on sending heart shaped Valentine’s to those we admire, we should also focus on keeping our heart in shape. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men … Continue reading

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Starting the Long-Term Care Conversation

The majority of us will need long-term care as we enter our senior years. Bringing up the topic of our health care wishes can be uncomfortable and something we don’t want to think about until we need it. That is … Continue reading

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October is Health Literacy Month!

October is health literacy month. Health literacy is the ability to read, understand, and the ability to do basic math skills to navigate the medical world. Approximately 46 percent of American adults have been deemed health illiterate. They have difficulty … Continue reading

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