Author Archives: Louise Savoie

Tips for Post Operation Care at Home

Any operation can take a toll on the body. Post-operation, meanwhile, is a time to slow down and listen to your body. Here’s what you can do. Follow instructions This is a time when working closely with your doctor and home care providers is crucial. Instructions on dressing and cleaning the wound, foods to avoid, … Continue reading

Things You Should Know About the Post-Childbirth Phase

After giving birth to a beautiful baby, the real deal begins. Child care, dealing with physical symptoms, and rummaging for social support, sometimes financial, are too much to take. Other than these, hereunder are some of the things you should be aware of about the post-childbirth phase: Sexual intercourse in the first season is not … Continue reading

Caregiving Tips in the Early Stage of Dementia

Do you have a loved one who has been recently diagnosed with dementia? The early stages of dementia may not require hands-on caregiving or skilled nursing assistance, but your loved one will still need your support as much as possible. So, what can you do for them? Check out these tips below. Educate yourself about … Continue reading

Mealtimes for Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

Taking care of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is challenging, most especially during meals. Maintaining a familiar meal routine and serving their favorite foods are the priority. These can help them feel more relaxed, thus leading to a smooth mealtime. As skilled nursing providers, we ensure that our caregivers are equipped with the knowledge … Continue reading

When Do You Need Skilled Nursing?

When it comes to taking care of individuals from a hospital setting to a home situation, skilled nursing is a service you can rely on. Families request the help of trained and experienced nurses with the following conditions: Your loved one with a disability needs care. Physical disabilities limit the activities someone could accomplish in … Continue reading

Good Activities for Better Cognitive Functioning

As we age, our bodies go through changes that affect how we live. Part of this change is the gradual cognitive decline that many seniors experience. This makes it harder for them to attend to certain tasks. Many seniors even opt for skilled nursing and home care services to meet their needs. As we provide … Continue reading