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  • Why Elderly People Feel Colder and What Caregivers Need to Know
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    Why Elderly People Feel Colder and What Caregivers Need to Know

    January 30, 2024

    As caregivers, understanding the physiological changes accompanying aging is crucial for optimal care, especially regarding thermal comfort. This article delves into why older adults often feel colder and offers practical advice for caregivers to ensure their comfort and safety.

  • Enhancing Comfort and Convenience with Home Infusion Therapy
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    Enhancing Comfort and Convenience with Home Infusion Therapy

    January 15, 2024

    This comprehensive guide delves into the nuances of IV infusions and IV infusion therapy, highlighting the critical role of IV and IV infusion nurses in transforming patient care at home.
     

  • Easing Home Recovery After Surgery with BrightStar Care
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    Easing Home Recovery After Surgery with BrightStar Care

    December 30, 2023

    Recovering from a hospital stay, whether it's due to surgery, illness, or an extended stay at a rehabilitation center like a skilled nursing facility (SNF), can be a complex process. This is where BrightStar Care offers unparalleled nurse-led care and a team-focused approach designed to optimize your or your loved one's health and well-being during this critical transitional phase.
     

  • Crafting Memorable Holiday Experiences for Seniors
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    Crafting Memorable Holiday Experiences for Seniors

    December 15, 2023

    Holidays are a time of joy, celebration, and making memories that last a lifetime. For seniors, these special occasions offer a unique opportunity to relive cherished memories, connect with loved ones, and create new experiences that bring joy and fulfillment. 

  • Providing Steady Support with Long-term Care for Children
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    Providing Steady Support with Long-term Care for Children

    November 30, 2023

    This is where long-term care steps in, offering steady support and security. In this blog, we'll delve into the importance of providing consistent long-term care for children and how it makes a monumental difference in their lives.

  • Natural Pathways to Peaceful Sleep for the Elderly
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    Natural Pathways to Peaceful Sleep for the Elderly

    November 15, 2023

    As we age, the body undergoes numerous changes, and sleep patterns are no exception. Good sleep is pivotal in maintaining our physical and mental well-being, especially for seniors. It's the golden period that facilitates healing, memory consolidation, and rejuvenation. This article elucidates the various natural pathways through which older adults can achieve peaceful and restorative sleep.

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    Ten Safety Tips for Elderly Bathroom Use

    October 30, 2023

    Safety is paramount, especially for our elderly loved ones. As age progresses, the bathroom can become a potential hazard zone. Slippery floors, challenging tub access, and hard surfaces can present risks. Thus, creating a safe bathroom environment prevents accidents and maintains independence.

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    Why Seniors Are More Susceptible to Sun Poisoning

    October 15, 2023

    Sun poisoning doesn't just refer to a severe sunburn. It also brings symptoms like swelling, blistering, nausea, dizziness, and dehydration. As people age, they face higher risks of sun poisoning. Let's dive into why seniors face this heightened sensitivity and how caregivers and older people can navigate it.

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    How to Be an Effective Long-Distance Caregiver

    September 30, 2023

    Long-distance caregiving stands out as one of the most demanding roles when considering the ever-evolving dynamics of family structures and our modern challenges. We know it's a daunting task, and we're here to offer guidance and strategies to ensure your loved one receives the best possible care, even from afar.
     

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    Physical Therapy Benefits for Alzheimer's Patients

    September 15, 2023

    September, renowned as World Alzheimer's Month, is a time to bring awareness to a disease that affects millions worldwide. Alzheimer’s is not just a condition that affects memory; it has a ripple effect that encompasses a patient’s life. At BrightStar® Home Care Edmond / Oklahoma City, we understand this profound impact and are dedicated to ensuring that Alzheimer's patients receive comprehensive care tailored to their needs.