Handwashing for the Health of It!

Everyone has germs. We as caregivers especially need to wash our hands properly and thoroughly to reduce the likelihood of spreading germs to our vulnerable seniors. We are in the time of the year when families and friends gather – – actually, we are always in that time of year – – and with the … Read more

11 Tips to Prevent Norovirus (Stomach Flu) in Seniors – or Treat if Too Late

Stomach flu – really a nasty version officially called Norovirus – is seeing an upsurge in reported cases in many parts of the US. The CDC defines the Norovirus as a strain of virus which affects the gastrointestinal tract of humans. The most common symptoms include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and diarrhea — usually with … Read more