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Dozens of Alzheimer’s Drugs Enter Final Stages of Testing

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Sep 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Dozens of Alzheimer’s Drugs Enter Final Stages of Testing
Home Care in Novato CA: Alzheimer's Medication Research

Home Care in Novato CA: There are a lot of Alzheimer’s drugs entering the final stages of testing. Some of the medications being tested as a potential Alzheimer’s medication include S-Equol, Oxaloacetate, LY3002813, and NPT088. That’s just a handful of the current Alzheimer’s trials.

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Caring for a Senior Suffering from Pressure Ulcers

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Aug 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Caring for a Senior Suffering from Pressure Ulcers
Senior Care in Santa Rosa CA: Caring for a Senior with Pressure Ulcers

Senior Care in Santa Rosa CA: Being a family caregiver for an elderly adult who is dealing with mobility issues, health problems, or other difficulties that lead to immobility brings with it special challenges. One of these is the risk for pressure ulcers.

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Why It’s Never Too Late to Start Exercising

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Aug 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Why It’s Never Too Late to Start Exercising
Elder Care in Healdsburg CA: It's Never Too Late to Start Exercising

Elder Care in Healdsburg CA: It’s not uncommon for people to think they are too old to start exercising. They may believe they have nothing to gain from getting active at a late age. But, the truth is, no matter how old a person is, it’s never too late to begin exercising.

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Do You Have a Caregiver Notebook?

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Aug 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Do You Have a Caregiver Notebook?
Caregiver in Petaluma CA: Keeping a Caregiver Notebook

Caregiver in Petaluma CA: As a caregiver, you probably have paperwork and notes all over the place. You’re most likely dealing with a stack of sticky notes somewhere right now. Those notes get disorganized, lost, and completely forgotten. Establishing a notebook for yourself can solve those problems quickly.

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FAQs on Caring for Seniors with New Dentures

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Aug 7, 2018 | Comments Off on FAQs on Caring for Seniors with New Dentures
Elderly Care in Oakmont CA: Caring for New Dentures

Elderly Care in Oakmont CA: It’s quite common for elderly adults to get full or partial dentures, when their dentist feels it is time. However, dentures do take a lot of getting used to, from eating and speaking to caring for them.

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Tips for Helping Your Senior Deal with the Emotional Impact of Psoriasis

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Jul 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Tips for Helping Your Senior Deal with the Emotional Impact of Psoriasis
Home Care in Sonoma CA: The Emotional Impact of Psoriasis

Home Care in Sonoma CA: Psoriasis is a relatively common skin disorder. Simply because it impacts over 7 million people throughout the United States, and is considered the most common autoimmune disorder in the country, it does not mean this condition does not have a serious effect over those suffering with it.

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Four Tips to Keep Diabetes from Blinding Your Senior

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Jul 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Four Tips to Keep Diabetes from Blinding Your Senior
Senior Care in Rohnert Park CA: Diabetes and Eye Health

Senior Care in Rohnert Park CA: One of the scarier results of diabetes can be blindness. Here are some ideas for reducing the risk of vision problems for your senior.

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Are You Taking Care of You While You’re Being a Caregiver?

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Jul 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Are You Taking Care of You While You’re Being a Caregiver?
Elder Care in Windsor CA: Taking Care of Yourself

Elder Care in Windsor CA: Taking care of yourself is crucial when you’re a caregiver.

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Why Are You Avoiding a Self-Care Plan?

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Jul 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Why Are You Avoiding a Self-Care Plan?
Caregiver in Cotati CA: Why Are You Avoiding a Self-Care Plan?

Caregiver in Cotati CA: Many caregivers avoid even thinking about a self-care plan. Are you?

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How Do You Start Talking about Tough Stuff with Your Senior?

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Jul 3, 2018 | Comments Off on How Do You Start Talking about Tough Stuff with Your Senior?
Elderly Care in Healdsburg CA: Starting Tough Conversations

Elderly Care in Healdsburg CA: Tough conversations with your senior are complicated both by the topics and by the emotions they bring up.

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