Elderly Care in Braselton GA: Gallbladder Surgery

A gallbladder attack, or gallstone attack, can be quite painful. The gallbladder is a small sack that is located in the upper abdomen on the right side, below the liver. It stores bile produced by the liver. Bile is used in breaking down fats and absorbing certain vitamins. Sometimes, hard stones develop in the gallbladder.…

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January 2020 Home Care Matters sponsored a Fall Prevention course for residents for a private senior community in Flowery Branch. Many thanks to our presenters and experts, Emma Harrington from the Shepherd Center and Elizabeth Head, from the Georgia Department of Public Health. We had a fun morning, full room and everyone left with useful…

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Elderly Care in Braselton GA: Arranging Elder Care

Planning and arranging elder care takes time. When you’ve noticed your dad is forgetting to take medications and wearing the same clothes for days at a time, he may need help. A lack of hygiene, a messy, unorganized home, and spoiled groceries that haven’t been discarded are other signs he could use help.    …

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Elderly Care in Braselton GA: Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition in which your elderly family member’s breathing is interrupted while she’s sleeping. She may be aware of the problem or she may have no idea at all. If you suspect that your elderly family member is dealing with sleep apnea, make sure that you talk to her doctor. Here are…

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In your role as a family caregiver, protecting your senior’s health is one of your most important priorities. Part of this is being able to recognize the potential signs and symptoms of serious health conditions so that you are able to ensure that your parent gets the medical attention that they need, and that you…

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Elderly Care in Braselton GA Many of the behaviors associated with dementia can be disturbing for family caregivers and other family members, but they’re most often a cue to start looking for causes. If your loved one is overstimulated or is experiencing discomfort physically, you may be able to resolve the issue. Displays of Anger…

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Elderly Care in Braselton GA Finding the perfect gift for your elderly parent can be challenging. Many people who have chosen to age at home have downsized their living space, which often means letting go of items that provide entertainment. Often times, practicality, comfort and improvement in quality of life outweigh fun and novelty when…

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