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Amazing Home Activities for Stroke Survivors in Sydney, NSW
Amazing Home Activities for Stroke Survivors in Sydney, NSW
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on September 18, 2019

Once stroke survivors return home, they’re usually ready to begin engaging in activities that help them feel better and rebuild their skills. However, your senior loved one may need to find some new things to do that are more aligned with his or her current abilities. These five activities are ideal for helping your loved one find new interests that…

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By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on September 4, 2019

If you have an ageing loved one who was recently diagnosed with dementia, you probably have quite a few questions going through your head. Dementia is very misunderstood, and many families don’t know what they can do to help a loved one who has this progressive disorder. Here are a few tips you can use to help your loved one…

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Main Communication Apps to Help with Stroke Recovery in Sydney, NSW
Main Communication Apps to Help with Stroke Recovery in Sydney, NSW
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on August 21, 2019

According to the Stroke Foundation in Australia, a third of stroke survivors experience communication disabilities. They may have difficulty talking, reading, or understanding language. The muscles needed for speech may have weakened. The regions of the brain damaged by the stroke may have difficulty sending messages to the anatomical structures that enable speech. In any case, there are a variety…

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Tips to Persuade an Elderly Loved One Who Has Alzheimer’s to Eat in Sydney, NSW
Tips to Persuade an Elderly Loved One Who Has Alzheimer’s to Eat in Sydney, NSW
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on August 7, 2019

Eating healthy, filling meals can be challenging for seniors with Alzheimer’s, which is one of the reasons this progressive disorder often results in malnutrition. Here’s a quick look at six simple tips you can use to enhance your ageing parent’s eating habits. 1. Start the Day Off with a Smoothie Smoothies are very easy to make, and a single glass…

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Tips to Increase Stroke Recovery Chances in Sydney, NSW
Tips to Increase Stroke Recovery Chances in Sydney, NSW
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on July 17, 2019

For stroke survivors, the duration of rehabilitation typically depends on the severity of the stroke. However, there are steps seniors and their carers can take to speed up the recovery process. Once complete, ageing adults can regain their independence and maintain a better quality of life. Learn how you can help your ageing loved one recover from a stroke quickly….

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Tips to Care for an Elderly Parent with Parkinson’s in Sydney, NSW
Tips to Care for an Elderly Parent with Parkinson’s in Sydney, NSW
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on July 3, 2019

Parkinson’s is a progressive disease that may eventually require receiving help. If you’re taking on the role as your senior loved one’s carer, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed. Being a carer can have many challenges and rewards. Use these tips to help you as you care for your loved one. 1. Get Organised Most seniors with Parkinson’s disease visit several…

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By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on June 23, 2019

Creating a bucket list is a great way for seniors to set goals and work to achieve them. While providing home care, Sydney East, NSW, caregivers should encourage their loved ones to prepare such a list and recommend these 10 simple and healthy activities. 1. Be a Tourist in the City Regardless of where they live, there may be many…

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Causes of Caregiver Burnout in 2019
Causes of Caregiver Burnout in 2019
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on June 21, 2019

Caregivers may experience burnout throughout their time caring for an elderly family member. Caregiver burnout is mental, physical, and emotional exhaustion that may also come with a change in attitude. Burnout often occurs when caregivers overwork themselves or don’t receive proper help when caring for a senior loved one. Here are 5 of the top causes of caregiver burnout. 1….

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Respite Care Services in Sydney, NSW
Respite Care Services in Sydney, NSW
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on June 19, 2019

Family carers should never take on the role without getting assistance, even if the help comes from people other than their family members and close friends. Respite care is a safe option that provides relief to carers. Here’s what you need to know about respite care and the benefits it offers to families who are caring for an ageing loved…

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Liver Disease Signs and Symptoms 2019
Liver Disease Signs and Symptoms 2019
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on June 18, 2019

There are dozens of known liver diseases that often have similar effects on the body. Some of the most common conditions that affect the liver include hepatitis and cirrhosis. Nevertheless, only a comprehensive liver function test can precisely reveal any problems with this vital organ. Here are a few common symptoms Sydney East, NSW, live-in caregivers need to look for….

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