Six Things Your Dad’s Medicine Cabinet Must Have

You spend a lot of time getting your dad's house organized. Have you stopped to look at the supplies he has in his medicine cabinet? There are six things that every household should have. Check this list and make sure his cabinet has these vital supplies. #1 – Antibiotic Ointment A bottle of Neosporin or a generic version is a must for any cabinet. When your dad gets a scratch or cut, he should apply the ointment and follow it with a bandage. ... Read more

s It Alzheimer’s Disease or Just Forgetfulness?

Elderly Care in Ashland OH As a caregiver for your elderly parent it is easy to react strongly when your loved one shows symptoms of what could be a serious condition. One situation when this is very common is if your parent forgets a name or has difficulty remembering something such as what they did the day before or a bit of information that they just recently learned. Your first instinct will likely be to assume it is Alzheimer's disease. Before you ... Read more

Dealing With Obesity in the Elderly

Elderly Care in Ashland OH There are a number of health problems that elderly people face, and one of them is obesity. As people age, some of them gain weight more easily. A sedentary lifestyle that comes about because of the aging process may make it more difficult to lose weight. This is also true of medications, many of which can cause weight gain. With that in mind, there is more that can be done to help elderly people who are overweight ... Read more