Growing older sometimes results in physical and mental changes. One of the most common is memory loss. According to the National Institute of Health, about 40 percent of people over the age of 65 experience some level of forgetfulness. For a while, drawing a blank about recent conversations, people’s names, and situations isn’t overly worrisome. […]
According to data from the Special Olympics, around 6.5 million people in the United States have an intellectual disability — somewhere between 1 and 3% of our population. It is one of the most common developmental disabilities. In this article, we’ll explore intellectual disabilities further. What is an Intellectual Disability? Intellectual disability describes a condition […]
Wintertime brings with it several hazards that everyone should pay attention to, but for seniors, the risks are amplified due to the restrictions that aging brings. Lower temperatures bring with them a higher risk of hypothermia, frostbite, and slipping or falling on ice. All of these are real risks for the elderly, so here at […]
Spring is the light at the end of a tunnel of winter gloominess that seemed like it would never end! Well, now it has, but what to do in this delightful yet brief season? Here are 12 great springtime ideas specifically suited to senior living.
At Prestige Home Care, we believe that getting the best pediatric care should take place in the comfort of your own home. The last thing you want after childbirth is to be stuck in the hospital any longer than you need to be!