Personal Care

Man helping other man brush teeth.

How to Assist a Loved One with Oral Hygiene

Posted by Chad Birt on Mon May 22 2023

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia presents unique challenges. One of those challenges is helping your loved one maintain their oral hygiene. Read More

Making Friends After 65: Social Groups for Older Adults

Posted by Chad Birt on Mon May 22 2023

Nearly a quarter of adults 65 and older have few social connections. Unfortunately, this absence of a support network can lead to loneliness and isolation, increasing the risk of depression and other mental health issues. Read More

Bandages lined up.

How To Clean and Bandage Diabetic Foot Wounds at Home

Posted by Chad Birt on Fri May 19 2023

Foot wounds are one of the most common side effects of diabetes, affecting between 15-25% of patients. Taking your medications, eating a healthy diet, and regularly exercising can help keep your diabetes in check. Still, it won’t necessarily prevent the formation of ulcers or other slow-healing wounds.Read More

Woman washing feet.

The Best Products for At-Home Foot Care

Posted by Chad Birt on Thu May 18 2023

Everyone experiences foot pain occasionally, but the problem is especially common for older adults. According to Health In Aging, one-third of people 65 and older have painful, stiff, or aching feet.Read More