Managing the Top 5 Chronic Diseases that Affect Seniors

Once 80% of seniors age 65 and older are diagnosed with at least one chronic condition, and nearly 70% living with two or more, it’s important to learn the best ways to manage the chronic diseases that are impacting the older adults in your life. THE MEDICAL TEAM’s in-home care experts are skilled and experienced in helping

2018-06-28T11:37:04-04:00June 28th, 2018|Older Adult Issues|


The stress of facing a hospitalization, whether planned, such as for a surgical procedure, or unexpected from sickness, a fall, or other injury, can be greatly reduced when a caring advocate is by a senior’s side. The senior care specialists at THE MEDICAL TEAM share the following tips to help hospitalized seniors, and those who care for

2018-06-29T15:55:40-04:00May 29th, 2018|Home Health Care Services|

Advice for Avoiding Overmedication in Older Adults

With the majority of older adults taking multiple prescriptions – on average, as many as 14 different medications – it’s important to understand the potential side effects and interactions, and to reduce the risk of overmedication in seniors. While prescriptions are meant to improve health, without close monitoring, they can have the opposite effect. According

2018-06-30T15:40:59-04:00May 15th, 2018|Older Adult Issues|

Are You at Increased Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Although the jury is still out on what actually causes Alzheimer’s disease, the pieces of this puzzle are slowly coming together. Experts do know, for instance, that there are certain risk factors that can increase a person’s likelihood of developing the disease. To help those at risk to take steps to get tested and, if

2018-07-02T21:38:22-04:00March 15th, 2018|Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care|

Top Tips for Diabetes Self-Management

Those with diabetes know that staying on top of the disease requires patience, persistence, and endurance. With 29 million Americans diagnosed, and likely as many as 86 million more in the pre-diabetic stage, we can all benefit from learning what it takes to keep the disease under control. Educate yourself. Knowledge is power, and learning

2018-07-02T21:30:19-04:00March 2nd, 2018|Benefits of Home Care|
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