The thought of your loved one having a heart attack or a stroke is scary, and both issues have their own dangers. While heart attacks are more common than strokes (they’re the leading cause of death in the U.S. while strokes are the fifth leading cause), either one can occur in both men and women. There are several differences between the two issues and here, our adult day care company shares the things you should know about both.
Did you know that 80% of seniors take a least one medication per day, and many take three or more? While it may not be hard to remember to take them, having several prescriptions could potentially cause drug interactions, mix-ups, or side effects. That’s why it’s important to have a strict schedule and know exactly what you’re taking.
At New Generations, one of our most successful programs is our Gary’s Gang special needs program. Here, we offer a fun, loving environment for individuals with a variety of conditions, including cerebral palsy. As a special needs care company, we receive many questions regarding cerebral palsy, so we’ve collected 10 of the most frequently asked.
The older a person gets, the higher the risk they have of falling; each year, one in every three adults who is 65 or older falls. Sometimes these falls are cause by simply slipping or losing your balance (like any regular fall), but sometimes they’re caused by other factors.