Imagine that you are elderly, frail, or feeling weak, either because of surgery, pain, or chronic or acute illness. Imagine that you have a loved one who is as such, and place yourself in his or her shoes. You need to get to a medical appointment, but you don’t know what questions to ask, you tend to be forgetful about what doctors say, or you may have some concerns that you’re worried you will not be able to articulate. If this is you (or your loved one), then perhaps a medical escort is the best option for you.
During the peak of the pandemic, majority of the deaths were in seniors’ homes and long-term care facilities. This showed just how inadequate their living conditions were and, as a result, most of the population surveyed in this study declared that they would prefer to stay in their homes and access home care.
Exercise may seem daunting at first, especially if you haven’t had an active lifestyle. Also, age can make physical activities difficult. However, exercise has many health benefits for mind and body. You need not have a gym membership or fancy equipment to start an exercise regimen. You need only yourself and your motivation to bust some moves! Whether at home or outdoors, here are some exercises you can start with.
The word ‘home’ conjures feelings of warmth and family. In times of great stress, sickness, and anxiety, there is a need to be taken cared of. And at the same time, nothing is more reassuring than being at home. Thankfully, modern medicine allows a lot of services to be delivered to the patient in the comfort of his or her own house.