8 Ways to Help Someone with Fibromyalgia

  Fibromyalgia seems to be everywhere these days. We are hearing about it in the media (Lady Gaga has recently revealed that she has been…

Pressure Sores – What You Need To Know

  As with everything I write, I take inspiration from areas of care that I deal with regularly. I want to give you the information…

6 Reasons You Need A Support Group

  Long-term and chronic illnesses can be exceptionally isolating. When we are given a diagnosis or begin to care for a loved one, our medical teams…

12 Must-Haves for Coping With Chronic Pain

  I don’t like dwelling on the fact that I am in pain all the time. I find that the more I think about it,…

Urinary Tract Infections in the Person With …

  Understanding Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)  and their effect on the person with Dementia will enable you to identify, treat and understand what is happening. …

7 Tips for Medical Appointments

  As we age, medical appointments – be it with doctors, nurses, occupational therapists or physiotherapists – become commonplace. You may be someone who doesn’t…

Making the Home Safe for the Older …

    One of my favourite parts of caring in the community is the initial assessment that I do. I love being welcomed into the…