Telehealth: How It Works and Why It’s So Beneficial

This article was originally posted on Seniors Guide For patients who are homebound, telehealth may be the next best thing to an in-person doctor visit. Telehealth is a broad term defined as any part of the healthcare system practiced remotely, using digital information and communication technologies. If you monitor your health on a mobile health… Continue reading Telehealth: How It Works and Why It’s So Beneficial

How to Help a Senior Safely Manage Allergy Season

This article was shared on AgingCare.com Unfortunately, some of the nicest weather and foliage during the year are accompanied by an onslaught of allergens. As pollen fills the air, people afflicted by seasonal allergies begin to groan. The 2018 National Health Interview Survey found that 19.2 million Americans over age 18 had been diagnosed with… Continue reading How to Help a Senior Safely Manage Allergy Season

Top 6 Reasons Why You Should Be Journaling

This article was posted on Seniors Guide Online. Journaling means keeping a record of your thoughts and activities. However, while journal keepers may focus on the present and record daily events, journaling moves beyond just a list of activities, like you might record in a diary or calendar. Journaling calls for more self-expression and reflection.… Continue reading Top 6 Reasons Why You Should Be Journaling

Tips for Managing Medications at Home

This article was originally shared on Aging Care. When patients, caregivers, doctors and pharmacists work as a cohesive care team, medication-related problems can be avoided, resulting in better health outcomes and improved daily functioning. The following tips will help seniors and their caregivers manage prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications responsibly. Learn About Each Medication Learn… Continue reading Tips for Managing Medications at Home