Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - January 2022
Posted on January 27, 2022 in Caregiving TipsTea and toast syndrome sounds quaint, but it is a real condition that can put seniors at risk for malnutrition. A person experiencing tea and toast syndrome will limit their diet due to a variety of reasons including a lack of desire to eat, inability to prepare proper meals, trouble chewing or swallowing, limited funds, or difficulty getting food into the house. It is especially common in those who live alone.
Posted on January 27, 2022 in Caregiving TipsAs we age, it becomes extra important to take good care of our feet. This is easier said than done for many seniors.
Posted on January 20, 2022 in Dementia CraftsWinter can be an especially isolating time for individuals with dementia and their primary caregiver. The dangers of ice, snow, and cold limit opportunities for time outside and visits to break up the day. Simple crafts are an excellent way to engage with your loved one while staying safe indoors.
Posted on January 19, 2022 in Caregiving TipsIn the midst of the current global health crisis, more and more individuals are taking on the role of caregiver in the home. Caregivers assume their responsibilities with love, but many mistake that love for selflessness — at their own risk.