After a lifetime spent in collecting and sewing clothes for antique dolls, Millie knew she had to downsize. At 77, Millie planned to spend the rest of her days enjoying her comfortable ranch house, which she had outfitted with a walk-in tub, ramps next to all the stairs, and a wire-trigger security system she had [...]
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Having the right support system gives you a leg up in taking care of your senior while also taking care of yourself. You’re going to need to start out by examining what’s happening now and what you want to happen. Assess Everyone’s Needs Elder Care Harris, TX: Support Network for Your Senior The difficulty with being [...]
It is important that you do everything you can to help your elderly loved one have a great quality of life. If their eyesight isn’t the greatest, but they don’t have an eye disorder or disease, there might be some things you can do to help. There are many tips to help senior citizens have [...]
Unfortunately, there are many senior citizens who lose their appetite. While sometimes this isn’t a reason to worry, there are other times when it can cause issues for your elderly loved one. Depending on how severe their loss of appetite is, it could cause malnutrition and other health problems. The good news is that there [...]
Have you ever heard about sundowner’s syndrome? This is something that is linked to dementia. It happens as the sun is going down. The person with this syndrome would likely experience increased anxiety, confusion, and frustration during the evening through nighttime hours. They might act out in anger, as well. You might notice that your [...]
Almost anyone, at any age, can do some type of physical activity, even if they have health conditions such as heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, or any other ailments that may make exercising more difficult. In fact, regular physical activity may help. Studies have found that physical activity extends beyond weight management and can benefit overall health [...]
July 2020 News from VIV Health Care Services - Providing Home Care in Houston 4 Ways Elder Care Can Help After A Heart Attack in Houston Texas Video: 4 Ways Elder Care Can Help After a Heart Attack Did you know that you can request Home Health Care for the below services and [...]
By the time you reach 65, your odds of developing arthritis are almost 50 percent. According to the CDC, 46.9 percent of men and women in the 65+ age range have doctor-diagnosed arthritis. For some, the pain is irritating but manageable. For others, arthritis pain makes daily living challenging and impacts safety. It doesn't have [...]
Mental health covers a lot of range. People with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are suffering from mental illness. Anxiety and depression are also types of mental illness. Taking a mental health day is a good way to relax and recharge. When you take breaks and de-stress, it can help your creativity and productivity. You'll get back to [...]
The Mission of Viv Healthcare Services is to enable patients under our care to live independently and retain a sense of freedom of choice as they age. Our specialist will work closely with each patient, their physician, and family to improve care coordination and communication using a team-based approach. As a fully insured and licensed [...]