Monthly Archives: June 2017

Building Self Esteem in Elderly Nursing Home Patients

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Building self esteem in elderly nursing home patients can benefit all that are involved with the aged person, from the Nursing Staff to the Kitchen Staff to even the cleaning Staff. Then there are also the Elderly family, if the aged person is happy with the Nursing Home then the Patient will show signs of being satisfied. Then the family will be reassured by their loved one’s voice that they have chosen the best place for their […]

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How to Lead Meditation Groups for Seniors: A Resource For People Who Work With Seniors

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This easy to read book, along with access to five recorded meditation lessons, will prepare you to lead meditation groups for seniors, even if you have never meditated before. Meditation groups for seniors offer mental, physical, and emotional wellness. Help to manage pain, Reduce loneliness, anxiety and stress, Increase engagement in everyday activities, Improve respiratory function, Strengthen immune response, Enhance peace and joy More seniors should have access to meditation through senior communities, home health agencies, senior […]

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Encyclopedia of Elder Care, 2nd Edition

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The Encyclopedia of Elder Care is a state-of-the-art resource featuring nearly 300 articles. Topics include acute and chronic disease, home care including family-based care provisions, nursing home care, rehabilitation, health promotion, disease prevention, education, case management, social services, assisted living, advance directives, palliative care, and much more! New features include: ” Extensive use of on-line resources for further information on topics ” Current research in geriatrics reflecting evidence-based practice ” New topics, including Assisted Living, Nursing Home […]

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Silver Mother – Smart Care For Our Loved Ones

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Silver Mother is a comprehensive life monitoring solution to let seniors live a safe and independent life. Silver Mother’s sensors seamlessly blend into the everyday activities of seniors. They continuously monitor their safety and health. Family members and caregivers can remotely make sure that their loved ones are enjoying a secure and healthy life and receive immediate alerts when a cause for concern is detected. Silver Mother is a set of carefully designed monitoring programs to adapt […]

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Elderly in Home Care Doesn’t Mean a Lack of Socialization

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While the vast majority of seniors prefer to age in one place, many seek assistance from home health companies and assistant living services because of an increased need for personal assistance or in home care. Numerous studies have been conducted that show that seniors having social connections through family members, friends, social organizations, even companion animals is directly linked with their overall good health, prolonged survival from serious illness, and longevity in general. As seniors age, the […]

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Mindfulness for Carers: How to Manage the Demands of Caregiving While Finding a Place for Yourself

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Carers are particularly vulnerable to feeling stressed, worried and worn down by the vast demands that often come with caregiving, be they physical, psychological or emotional. Mindfulness can be enormously beneficial to carers, whether professional or voluntary, as a means of developing greater inner stability, resilience and gaining more control over their thoughts, feelings and emotions. Mindfulness is an evidence-based approach that is proven to help protect against stress, anxiety, depression and burnout. Dr Cheryl Rezek provides […]

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The Not-So-Golden Years: Caregiving, the Frail Elderly, and the Long-Term Care Establishment

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Since the 1990s, the politics and policies of aging and elder care have emerged as one of the more important issues both nationally and worldwide. Because of population aging and the lengthening of the life span itself, the prevalence of chronic disabling diseases is increasing considerably, rendering more people dependent on others to meet their daily needs. The Not So Golden Years: Caregiving, the Frail Elderly and the Long-Term Care Establishment explores the forces shaping long-term care […]

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