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  1. Your Incontinence Questions Answered by the Scottsdale Home Care Experts at Nightingale Homecare

    Urinary incontinence refers to the accidental or uncontrolled leaking of urine from the bladder. It is something an estimated two thirds of all elder Americans struggle with, and it not only affects the individual medically, but also has social, emotional and psychological consequences. Many people with incontinence are afraid to be too far from the[…] Read More…

  2. Remove the Taboo: How to Care for Incontinence

    The topic of senior incontinence is one most of us would prefer to avoid; yet when it impacts a loved one, it’s important to bring the issue to the surface in a way that affords the older adult the utmost dignity and respect, while ensuring they receive the help they need. The professional Phoenix caregivers[…] Read More…

  3. Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

    Chances are, your elderly parent or grandparent has experienced a urinary tract infection, or “UTI,” at some point during his or her life. In a healthy adult, a UTI can be an annoyance, but is generally pretty straightforward in symptoms and in treatment. The hallmark signs of a UTI are burning pain with urination, frequency[…] Read More…

  4. Causes and Calming Techniques for Alzheimer’s Aggression

    Among the many challenging behaviors the caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients may experience, those of aggression and agitation may be the most upsetting and scary. Although it can be difficult to cope with, it is often helpful for caregivers to understand that the person with Alzheimer’s is not behaving this way on purpose, and that there[…] Read More…

  5. Signs and Symptoms of Infection

    Infectious diseases are disorders caused by organisms — such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Many organisms live in and on our bodies. They’re normally harmless or even helpful, but under certain conditions, some organisms may cause disease. Some infectious diseases can be passed from person to person. Some are transmitted by bites from insects[…] Read More…