Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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Self-Care for Caregivers: Know How to Prevent Stress

During this unprecedented time, caregivers are on the front lines providing home health services and comfort for elderly patients. As first responders, they often experience stress due to fatigue, heavy workload, and res...

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How to Care for People with Dementia During COVID-19

Caring for a senior loved one with dementia poses many challenges, but throw in a global pandemic, and even the most experienced health services in Illinois will find it challenging. If you are caring for someone with de...

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What is Addison’s Disease?

Addison’s disease, also referred to as “adrenal insufficiency,” is an unusual disorder that happens when the body doesn’t produce enough of a certain hormone to continue functioning normally. In the case of Addis...

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Causes and Risk Factors of GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) happens when stomach acid frequently flows back into the tube that connects your mouth to your stomach (esophagus). When we swallow, a circular band located around the bottom of the...

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Convenient and Nutritious Foods for Seniors

With the current worldwide pandemic, making sure that your elderly is getting all the right vitamins and minerals in their meals has become all the more important. This can be hard if you are someone who has a busy work ...

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Investing in Your Loved One’s Care at Home

Few people find the idea of cleaning their homes as a fun thing to do. This can be especially true for seniors who have physical limitations. But having a messy house is bad for your overall well-being. So, what can you ...

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