The term elder care involves services such as assisted living, nursing homes, adult daycare, long term care, home care and hospice care.
Naturally, the body gets prone to medical condition once it starts ageing, which cannot be prevented; but what we can do is that we can educate ourselves on how one can deal with arising conditions for better health of our dear ones.
Most usual health concerns that elderly faces involve dementia, memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease among others.
Here are some of the tips on elderly care so that the family members don't feel very burdened:
•It is recommended that if the family doesn’t have enough time due to work commitment, they can also scout for a professional elder care service.
•It is always a good idea to accompany the elderly people for their morning or evening walks.
•Paying attention to their diet by feeding them a nutritious and a healthy meal is equally important.
•It is very important to keep a track of the updated details of their medical history, current medication and it’s dosage.
•It is recommended by specialists to make your house elder proof by using some tools like grab bars, fire alarms, medication management kits, etc.