HOW TO HELP SENIORS LIVING WITH SENSORY IMPAIRMENT

Sensory impairment is the common term used to describe the decline or loss of the five senses- sight, hearing, smell, touch, taste. Sensory impairment is a common occurrence in the seniors which poses significant challenges in carrying out their day-to-day...

WHAT IS HOSPICE CARE?

Hospice care is for people who are nearing the end of life. Hospice care is a type of health care that concentrates on the palliation of a terminally ill patient’s pain and symptoms and attending to their emotional and spiritual needs at the end of life. Hospice...

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HOSPICE CARE AND PALLIATIVE CARE

Considering the differences between hospice and palliative care, can really be confusing. You might have even heard them used interchangeably. But palliative care and hospice are not the same. Despite the fact that they have a lot in common, there are some important...

HOW TO CARE FOR SENIORS LIVING WITH SARCOPENIA

Sarcopenia is a degenerative disease of the muscle usually caused by the natural consequence of aging. Sarcopenia literally means “lack of flesh”. It is a common condition of muscle loss that affects adults who are over the age of 50 years old.  As a...