Caregiving to the Caregiver

Caregiving to the Caregiver

A caregiver is someone who helps another with daily basic tasks; someone who might be temporarily ill, disabled, or have long-term health problems. There are many forms of caregivers, professional and non-professional. Those who are paid, and those who go unpaid....
Preventing Falls & Reducing the Risk

Preventing Falls & Reducing the Risk

One of the most frightening things to witness is an older adult falling; it’s an experience that can leave your feeling helpless and squabbling to help and find the most immediate solution. There is guilt that whatever caused the fall could have been prevented, there...
Hot Weather Safety for Older Adults

Hot Weather Safety for Older Adults

We’re in the throws of summer, it’s what we wish for all year long…warm summer days filled with sunshine and a little bit more freedom and care-free living. Family gatherings, day trips, sight-seeing…all of the summer activities that we look forward to all...
Healthy Aging starts with Healthy Eating

Healthy Aging starts with Healthy Eating

Monitoring our diet as we age is especially important because malnutrition can be associated with a weakened immune system and the inability to quickly heal from an ailment or sickness. There are many different conflicting opinions about nutrient supplements, vitamin...
Spring and Summer Inspire Senior Travel

Spring and Summer Inspire Senior Travel

As the Earth warms and nature begins to bloom, our human need for sunshine and fresh air influences our daily actions and plans. We’re more active, we’re more likely to go ‘out,’ and we’re generally in more sociable moods.Spring and Summer are popular travel months;...
How to Get the Best Results from CPAP Machine Therapy

CPAP Cleaning

CPAP Cleaning… a necessary process in order to keep you healthy!If you own a CPAP machine (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure), manufacturers, suppliers, and physicians recommend regular cleaning of your machine to ensure optimum performance and reduce health...
 Independence vs. Dependence; Finding the Healthy Balance

 Independence vs. Dependence; Finding the Healthy Balance

We are constantly confronted with questions of independence vs. dependence. It’s a question that we, as adults, wrestle with on a daily basis; both in the little details of our lives, to the big, life-changing decisions we step into. Do we make our own coffee, or do...
Check in on the Elderly

Check in on the Elderly

Caring for elderly friends, family and neighbors during the cold winter months is a must. Preparing the home for winter and properly stocking cars and cabinets for emergencies can be overwhelming. Take a moment and think about those you know who may need a little...
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Tis the season and it is in full force. The hustle and bustle has begun, and we here at Burlington Health Care, are all right in the middle of it all. Christmas lights, fresh baked cookies, yummy candies and loads of parties, but isn’t that what it’s all...