Mobile Doctors with House Call Services

Boston Senior Medicine is a new, regional business serving only seniors -- and ONLY at their home. Services combine the traditions and convenience of the past with the best of today's modern medicine. Whether a house call or...

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Signs of Heart Failure

Heart "failure" is a condition that costs Americans more than $30 billion each year. It affects more than 5 million Americans, mostly older adults. Heart failure (sometimes called congestive heart failure) occurs when the heart is weakened and cannot...

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Elders, Meal Prep, and Nutrition

Nutrition and proper eating becomes more important as we age. First and foremost, elders need energy to remain active and healthy. But with many, they lose their appetite and fall in to bad, inconsistent eating habits. Because of living...

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Tips for Homebound Elderly

Helping your loved one avoid "cabin fever."  For homebound seniors, our current fight against Covid can be a time of extreme boredom. Nothing happens in their day-day living environment. Meals and watching television are the only checkpoints of their...

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“Poly-Pharmacy” in Elders

Medications play an important role in improving our health. Additionally, today's medicines can greatly assist in preserving the independence of older adults. Prescriptive drug medications help control many common health conditions. Do you know any seniors experiencing...

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Caring for Elders – and Keeping Your Batteries Charged

Taking care of the caregiver is important. If you hire a home health aide (see: Home Care Partners), they need to re-charge. If you, or a family member is providing care and assistance for elderly parents, you...

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Caregivers Need to Re-Charge

The stress and work to provide and supervise care for elders, or family members, can be exhausting. Specific, normal tasks such as changing clothes or bathing can seem endless. Completion may be quite difficult, time consuming, and inefficient. Daily...

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Care at Home Can Combat Isolation and Depression

Can the lack of socialization and social support really effect an elder's overall quality of life? Absolutely, YES. How important is social support as a person ages? Social activity helps us all! In effect, we remain "connected". Home Care...

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