7 Caregiver Tips for Assessing and Managing Pain in Older Adults

Assessing pain is one of the more challenging jobs a caregiver will have to tackle when caring for an older adult who cannot or will not communicate. Not only is unrelieved pain uncomfortable, it has ...

Battling Malnutrition One Healthy Meal at a Time

In the past we have touched on topics such as the importance of reducing salt and increasing nutrient rich foods in your elderly loved ones diet. This week we plan to cover tips on how to reduce malnu...

Wiser Home Care’s Tips to Ease the Stress of Moving

Taking care of an elderly loved one can easily and quickly become very stressful, especially if the loved one suffers from a debilitating disease such as Alzheimer’s. Often there comes a point when it...

Salt: The Silent Killer

Did you know that adults are supposed to eat no more than 2300 milligrams (about 1 tsp) of salt a day? In fact, people with high blood pressure, diabetes or over 50 should limit it to 1500 milligrams....