Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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Senior Health Watch: Signs of Malnutrition

One of the most common misconceptions among seniors is that it’s too late for them to pursue healthy living. Some of them have been so accustomed to unhealthy habits that they find it extremely challenging to alter these. Even worse, they...

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How to Prepare Your Abode for Home Health Care

Home health care is one of the biggest trends in the healthcare industry. It provides an opportunity for patients to receive their needed skilled care services without leaving their homes. With home health care, a trained home health aide will...

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Signs that Your Seniors Need Physical Therapy

Most people believe that physical therapy in Ohio is only done to recover from a fall or injury, but this is not the case. Pain management, musculoskeletal problems, and particular ailments such as lower back pain, persistent headaches, carpal...

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Encourage Your Seniors to Cook and Eat Together

Would you rather have someone cook and dine with you? You certainly would! Eating with others is more enjoyable than eating alone. And that is exactly how your elders would feel if they had someone to make and enjoy meals with. A lack of...

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How Can Diabetes Progress into Ketoacidosis?

Your job as a home health aide includes understanding the risks posed by your patient’s condition. For people with diabetes, the most significant threat they face is diabetic ketoacidosis. Diabetic ketoacidosis is a life-threatening situation...

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What Can Cause Loss of Speech?

Man has evolved to be the only being in the world to use articulate speech to communicate. Speech is an integral part of our lives, that it becomes a disability if we lose that ability to talk. It’s unthinkable, but it can happen due to...

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