Helping Older Adults with Car Travel

The lack of access to usable transportation options is a major reason why many older adults cannot live in their own communities or travel with dignity and independence. There are innovations in technology and transportation that are helping elderly adults with car...

Senior Abuse: What Signs to Look For

1 in 10 seniors are abused – so chances are you as a caregiver have met at least one. As a Geriatrician (an MD that has special training in the care of people over the age of 65 years), senior abuse is something that I am sorry to say I have seen more than once. The...

Top Infection Control Tips for Eldercare

This is part in our series on professional infection control in eldercare. In today’s blog, we discuss decontamination prevention and procedures, including barrier precautions, the appropriate disposal of contaminated materials and equipment, and preparing soiled...

Handwashing Tips to Prevent Infection

Handwashing Tips to Help You Prevent Infection from Spreading This is part of a series about maintaining a clean and healthy environment in eldercare (but it’s great advice for anybody!) In today’s article, we will discuss infectious diseases spread by skin, and...