Posts by Ivo Ngosong, RN, Owner
What May Cause Conflict with Your Siblings Over Your Parent’s Care?
Home Health Care in Fairfax VA: Being a family caregiver for an elderly adult is challenging enough without having to cope with criticism or conflict. Unfortunately, if you have siblings, it is likely you will experience some conflict regarding your parent’s care as they age in place.Read More
Tips for Downsizing Your Parent’s Belongings on National Give Something Away Day
Home Health Care in Annandale VA: July 15th is National Give Something Away Day. This is the ideal opportunity to start working with your parent to downsize their belongings and streamline their life.Read More
Depression – It’s Not a Mental Condition You Should Ignore or Hide
Home Care in Falls Church VA: According to Mental Health America, over two million men and women over the age of 65 suffer from depression. Of those who talk to a doctor about mental health issues, approximately three percent actually get to see a mental health professional.Read More
Six Tips for Managing the Practical Problems with Incontinence
Elderly Care in Springfield VA: Dealing properly with incontinence means managing the practical issues that pop up.Read More
Why are Snacks Important for Diabetic Seniors?
Senior Care in Arlington VA: Most people just think of snacks as something to calm a grumbling tummy, serve to children at preschool or to have when one is bored. However, snacks are a key part of successfully managing diabetes, especially in the elderly.Read More
How Can You Make Your Senior’s Bathroom Stylish and Safe at the Same Time?
Homecare in Leesburg VA: Staying safe in the bathroom doesn’t mean that your aging adult is ready to abandon all sense of style for sheer functionality.Read More
5 Rainy Day Activities for Seniors
Elder Care in Fairfax VA: No one enjoys being stuck inside on a rainy day, including your aging family member. It can be boring and make a person feel a little stir crazy. But, for seniors with arthritis that feels worse in the rain, going outside when the weather is wet can be uncomfortable and even painful.Read More
Understanding Lewy Body Dementia and the Care That’s Needed
Elder Care in Manassas VA: Lewy body dementia occurs when a certain type of protein build up in the brain. Like Alzheimer’s, Lewy body is a progressive disease for which there is no cure.Read More
Use Home Care Aides for Seniors Post-Surgery
Senior Care in Fairfax VA: When your aging mom or dad needs to undergo surgery for preventative treatment or as a result of an injury or illness, they are going to need a lot of support and help afterward.Read More
Is Fear Getting in the Way of Caregiving for You?
Elder Care in Alexandria VA: Fear can be normal and healthy, but it can also become too big for you to manage on your own.Read More