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Category Archives: Senior Care

The Top Main Advantages of Respite Care For Seniors

If you have loved ones recovering from an illness, needing companionship, or aging in place, respite care is a sensible choice to ensure their health and safety. With respite care, seniors can stay in the comfort of their homes while getting high-quality care from professionals. Learn more below. Immediate assistance with basic needs From cleaning … Continue reading

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Combatting Cognitive Deterioration in Old Age

Being a senior citizen can result in a variety of physical and behavioral limitations. Dementia and other memory-related disorders are among the most common. There is no particular treatment for these disorders. However, there are activities that can improve the cognitive function of the aged, postponing the progression of symptoms. Engaging in Sudoku, puzzles, and … Continue reading

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In-Home Care or Nursing Home: How to Choose Senior Care

There are both advantages and disadvantages in choosing either a skilled nursing home or home healthcare services in Fort Washington Maryland. Generally, a nursing home is a facility for intensive but expensive care while in-home care is affordable, personal care delivered at home. Senior Health Condition If staying in a health facility is more preferable … Continue reading

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation and Care for Seniors

About 800,000 people suffer a stroke each year in the United States. Two-thirds of these individuals require rehabilitation and care after surviving a stroke. The goals of rehabilitation are to optimize the survivor’s bodily functions and his or her level of independence and to achieve the best possible quality of life. Our physical therapy and … Continue reading

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Signs and Symptoms of the Flu in Seniors

Influenza (or the flu) is a common seasonal virus. People who get the flu suffer mild to severe symptoms, seniors being the most vulnerable to the latter. Given the high risk of complications in older adults, Breakthrough Healthcare Services wants to shed light on the early signs of the flu in your seniors so you … Continue reading

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Calcium Plays an Important Role in Seniors

Everybody needs calcium for stronger bones and teeth, especially senior adults. According to healthcare studies, many aging residents develop bone concerns such as osteoporosis due to a lack of calcium. There is also a high risk that their bones can easily be fractured or broken if they experience a fall or collision. Doctors usually recommend … Continue reading

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