STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE ON PREVENTING TOOTH DECAY

Tooth decay, often known as cavities, is a common dental problem that can cause discomfort, infection, and even tooth loss if left untreated. Fortunately, you may take numerous precautions to avoid tooth decay and maintain a healthy smile. In this guide, we will outline a step-by-step guide to preventing tooth decay.  Brush and floss regularly: …

Traveling with Dementia: Tips & Considerations

Traveling with Dementia: Tips & Considerations Taking a summer vacation is an annual tradition for many families, and that doesn’t have to change as family members age. However, it may require more careful planning, especially if travel plans include a loved one with dementia. Here are some tips to consider when traveling with dementia. What …

Blood Pressure Cuff Innovations and the Role of Nurses

Blood Pressure Cuff Innovations and the Role of Nurses

Blood pressure readings aid in our understanding of patients’ cardiovascular health. Accurate measurements are crucial for diagnosing and managing health conditions that may hemodynamically impact our patients.1,2 Traditionally, the stethoscope and blood pressure cuff have been our trusted tools for external blood pressure assessment.2 However, recent innovations have ushered in cuffless alternatives, marking a significant …

Emergency Preparedness for Seniors

Hurricanes. Tornadoes. Heat waves. Ice storms. How would you deal with any one of the many situations that require an emergency response? In addition to a cool head and quick thinking, you’ll benefit from an emergency preparedness plan that covers before, during and after an emergency or natural disaster. Mobility impairment, medical conditions, cognitive difficulties …

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What Is In-Home Care?

Home. It’s not a place – it’s a feeling. And that feeling grows stronger as we age. Three out of four adults over 50 say they want to live in their own homes as the years go on. But when daily life becomes more difficult, many find they need additional support to age in place …

5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW IF YOU HAVE DENTURES

Dentures are a popular alternative for restoring missing teeth, allowing millions to eat, talk, and smile with confidence. While some adjustment is required, particularly at first, recognizing a few essential points helps alleviate any concerns you may have in between dental visits. Here are 5 important things to know if you wear dentures: Night Denture …