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Protecting Your Patient from Diabetic Coma

A diabetic coma occurs is a life-threatening complication that causes unconsciousness to patients with dangerously high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) and dangerously low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Caring for a senior with diabetes can be...

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How Physical Therapy Helps Manage Fatigue

We all know how tiredness feels like - we feel it now and then. Our go-to response when we feel tired is to rest or go to sleep in the hopes that after some time, we may feel refreshed and ready to work again. But this may not happen all the...

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Ensuring That Seniors Eat Healthy

Our bodies utilize nutrients and minerals from food for everyday functions. Even as we get older, it remains imperative to eat healthy, nutritious meals, especially for seniors who are prone to malnutrition. Undernourishment among the elderly...

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How Does Hearing Loss Affect the Elderly?

Hearing loss is a common problem among seniors and its effects to the elderly is not as simple as losing the ability to hear. It goes way beyond that. Not being able to hear is ever becoming a severe social and health problem especially to those...

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The Critical Role of Nurses in Home Health and Hospice

As the aging population continues to rise, the demand for home health & hospice in Kansas and across the nation is expected to grow significantly. To help meet the rising demands, most home care providers employ nurses who play a vital role in...

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An Occupational Therapist’s Role in Home Health Care

While we’ve all heard of physical therapy and sort of understand what services it provides, many of us are quite unfamiliar with occupational therapy. Occupational therapy is one of the many programs that providers of home health &...

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