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When Is Speech Therapy Right for a Senior?

The ability to communicate effectively is crucial to our feelings of independence and self-esteem, and for older adults, there are certain diagnoses that can inhibit the ability to speak clearly. Even the most social and outgoing senior can become reclusive and refrain from joining in conversations when speech difficulties are in place. To help seniors[…] Read More…

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…

The Top Challenges Faced After a Stroke – And How to Manage Them

  Experiencing a stroke in and of itself is traumatic, both for the stroke survivor and his or her loved ones. Yet for many, the real challenge starts after the stroke, as the recovery process begins, and a variety of obstacles remain to be overcome. The key to maximizing recovery is in developing effective strategies[…] Read More…

Dementia Care Tips from the Scottsdale Home Care Experts: Life Stories

When we are working with those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it is important to know their stories. What is their history? Where did they live? Who comprised their family? What are some of their most powerful memories? What did they do for a living? And what were their hobbies? If you’re not getting the picture, you[…] Read More…

What Can OT Do for Diabetes? Scottsdale Senior Home Care Experts Have the Answer!

Those with diabetes, and those who provide care for them, know the importance of proper management of the disease: routine monitoring of blood glucose levels, carefully adhering to dietary restrictions, exercising and maintaining regular checkups with the doctor. But what might come as a surprise is the role occupational therapy can play in diabetes management.[…] Read More…