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Senior Care

In the United States alone, over 8,000 individuals turn 85 daily with seniors soon representing 20% of the overall population. Seniors are entitled to the same care and quality of life that are granted to the rest of the population. Maybe you are a part of this group, maybe you care for someone, but reaching this page has already proven your committment to supporting quality senior living.

 

Mountainside Medical Equipment has devoted their time and resources to providing products, resources, and support to aid seniors and their caregivers in their health and enjoyment. It is our hope that everyone will find something in these pages to enhance their quality of life. We invite you to call, email, or come by and let us know what we can offer in order to be of service.

 

The following resources have been compiled to advocate for senior care needs, facilities, and resources.

 

Community and Care

Community Services for Seniors - Understand the services and resources available for seniors to assist with independent living, care options, insurance, and a host of other needs.

Care Options - Understanding and taking the guesswork out of selecting care options for seniors.

Selecting the Right Type of Care - Care planning includes assessing current conditions as well as anticipating future needs- find out more online at Mountainside Medical Equipment.

Alternative Care Options - There are many alternative care options that can assist in-home caregivers the support they need.

Caregiving Concerns - A caregiver should never feel guilty about relinquishing control and admitting they can no longer provide care on their own, or at all.

Types of Residential Living Facilities - There are a variety of residential living facilities available providing a number of care options for elders.

Transitioning to a Different Type of Care - Preparing patient and caregiver for a transition to alternate care strategies.

Evaluating Health Care Services - As the primary or former caregiver, it is important to evaluate new care situations from time to time.

Tips for Family Caregiving - There are many things you can do to relieve some of the anxiety and stress that will come with caregiving.

Managing Medications - With multiple medications, possibly taken at different times of the day, medication management can become confusing

3 Most Important Vaccines for Seniors - It is important to stay current on vaccines, making sure there is adequate protection against illnesses that can prove fatal in the right body system.

Overview of Elder Abuse - Around 500,000 cases of elder abuse are reported annually, while even more go unreported. Find out more about elder abuse online at Mountainside Medical Equipment.

Tips for Traveling with Seniors - There are steps that can be taken to provide a stress-free, fun experience travel for everyone.

Diabetes Care for the Elderly - Effective treatment of diabetes in elderly patients is extremely important as their mortality rate is far greater in comparison to non-diabetics in the same age bracket.

 

Alzheimer's Disease

Adult Day Centers for Alzheimer's Patients - Adult Day Centers can provide additional support for individuals and caregivers affected by Alzheimer's Disease that still wish to maintain independence and quality of life.

Future Plans and Alzheimer's - End of life planning after receiving an Alzheimer's diagnosis can lead to a more comfortable and positive experience for the individual and caregiver.

Home Healthcare for the Alzheimer's Patient - Understand the services available to assist individuals and caregivers affected by Alzheimer's Disease.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Needs - Knowledge and awareness of the progression of Alzheimer's will help to keep the patient safe and alleviate additional stress on caregivers.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Assessment - Care givers are assigned with monitoring an individual's care needs and providing necessary assistance.

In-Home Alzheimer's Care - A wide variety of in-home services are available to provide those affected by Alzheimer's Disease with much needed assistance.

Residential Care for Alzheimer's Patients - Making the transition from home care to residential care facilities can be a difficult transition for Alzheimer's patients and caregivers.

Paying for Alzheimer's - Knowing what expenses will be incurred throughout the progression of Alzheimer's Disease will allow a patient to make better financial decisions.

 

Please feel free to contact us for products or additional resources to aid in your pursuit of a healthy and fulfilling life online or by phone at 1-888-687-4334.

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