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Unfortunately, wisdom isn’t the only thing that aging brings. It also brings changes that can make staying in a cherished home difficult, if not impossible. As an elder’s care needs change over time, so will their housing options. When deciding a senior’s future housing plan, understanding the differences between independent living, assisted living and nursing … Read more

Best Shoes for Swollen Feet and Ankles

One of the things that comes with age is health problems. It’s normal, and the body can manifest these things in some unusual ways.  One symptom can be the swelling of the feet. It may sound small and unimportant, but swollen feet can be agonizing and really dampen the enjoyment of life.  To help your … Read more

Best Pulse Oximeters – Comparison and Reviews

Best Fingertip Pulse Oximeters

Best Pulse Oximeters – Comparison and Reviews Keeping track of your body’s oxygen levels and your heartbeat is critical for those with respiratory or cardiovascular conditions. Also, athletes often benefit from recording their vitals and oxygen levels, as it can help illuminate areas of weakness. Portable fingertip pulse oximeters are affordable, accessible, and easy to … Read more

The Best Glucometers for 2020 – Manage your Blood Sugar/Glucose Levels

Glucometers are essential to anyone needing to keep track of their glucose levels. While this often primarily refers to individuals with diabetes, glucometers can also be vital to people practicing the keto diet, pregnant women with gestational diabetes, and pet owners with diabetic animals. Let’s investigate more into how glucose meters work and find the … Read more

Family Caregiver Food Safety Tips from Detective Foodsafe™

September is National Food Safety Education Month. We have an expert who will share how to keep family caregivers and your loved ones safe from food poisoning (and everyone who wants to avoid becoming the victim of food borne illness). Detective Foodsafe™ explores the mysteries of food contamination and food handling mishaps that can happen … Read more

Choosing Urgent Care Or Emergency Room — Tips For Caregivers

Medical emergencies are not uncommon for our senior loved ones who are aging in place. Family caregivers are always at the ready to help their older adults navigate the options for emergency care and get the help they need quickly. Our guest contributor is Traci Blake a senior digital marketing consultant for MultiCare Retail Health … Read more