Author Archives: Louise Savoie

What can You Do with Appetite Loss in Seniors?

If you have been caring for your aging loved one for some time now, you know that nutrition is one of their major concerns. They get these nutrients through the food they eat every day. Yet, there can be times that our loved ones don’t want to eat at all. Is this experience familiar to … Continue reading

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Nutrition Reminders for Patients with Cancer

Are you taking care of a loved one who is diagnosed with cancer? When they are undergoing chemotherapy, they may lose their appetite along the way. Chemotherapy treatments can result in changes in a person’s sense of taste and smell. Because of this, your loved one’s nutritional needs are affected. As a provider of Healthcare … Continue reading

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Tips on Aging Well

Aging well helps us enjoy our lives as we navigate into our golden years while aging poorly will have us merely existing and incapable of living our lives to the fullest. Because we know what can happen if we don’t take care of ourselves, we take the necessary steps into making sure we don’t experience … Continue reading

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The Best Ways to Recover from a Hospital Admission

One of the reasons patients get readmitted to hospitals is the lack of care and support after getting discharged. When a person is sent home after a long stay at the hospital, it may take some of them to adjust to home living. Proper transition to home life may require you to partner with a … Continue reading

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Fecal Incontinence: Tips in Caring for Your Loved One

Understanding Fecal Incontinence (FI) Fecal incontinence is the person’s inability to hold their bowel movements. As a result, their stools may come out or leak in unexpected situations. This often happens when the person passes gas, but in worse cases, the stool just comes out of control. Causes of Fecal Incontinence Aside from age-related conditions, … Continue reading

Essentials in Communicating with Senior Loved Ones

Many seniors face communication challenges for a lot of reasons. Yet, they need to be able to express themselves in a meaningful way, so they will receive the right care they need. As a provider of healthcare in Georgia, let us help you address these communication challenges with the following reminders: Face-to-Face Interaction When talking … Continue reading

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