Elderly Medication Errors – 11 Tips to Avoid Problems

NJ Elder Health Avoiding Medication Errors Many seniors take multiple medications, which increases the likelihood of medication errors.  Here are some excellent tips for seniors to reduce the likelihood of making a mistake with their medications: Check the label when you get a prescription to verify that you are receiving the proper medication. Read back […]

Mixing Medications: 5 Common Myths About Medication Use

New Jersey Senior Health Consider these common myths about medication use: •    If one dose makes me feel good, a larger dose will make me feel even better. •    If I run low I can cut the pills in half so they will last longer. •    If I can buy it over the counter, it […]

Diabetic Seniors Face Serious Health Problems

Many seniors suffer from type 2 diabetes (which affects about 95% of those with diabetes) and battle to keep it under control. Diabetes is characterized by hyperglycemia (excess blood sugar) and insulin resistance (which prevents glucose from entering the cells and, instead, builds it up in the blood).  A diabetic may not show any symptoms […]

Alzheimer’s – 10 Signs Early Detection – New Jersey Elder Home Care

The biggest thing most family members wished they’d known about Alzheimer’s disease is the importance of understanding the ten signs of early onset. When you understand the difference between normal aging and the early signs like your loved one’s negative behavior becoming more aggressive with the onset of Alzheimer’s, then you would know that your elder loved one is not just getting […]

Hypertension a Silent Killer – NJ Senior & Elder Care

Expert Home Care in New Jersey helps elders in New Jersey stay in their homes safely. Call us at 800-848-2336. If an elder is suffering from high blood pressure, or hypertension, without ever knowing it can damage the heart, kidneys, brain and eyes before the condition is ever diagnosed. Hypertension is widespread, affecting as many as 60 million Americans, […]

Manage Elder’s Medications – Assisted Living Home Care – New Jersey

Expert Home Care offers free van transportation for our caregivers directly to our client’s doors in the counties of Bergen, Morris, Hunterdon, Warren, Sussex, Essex, Middlesex, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean, Somerset, Passaic, Union and Hudson. Expert Home Care is a good alternative to Assisted Living & Nursing Homes.. keeping seniors and elders safe and healthy in their homes. […]