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  • Providing Steady Support with Long-term Care for Children

    Providing Steady Support with Long-term Care for Children

    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

    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, 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.

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    5 Tips for Traveling with Elderly Parents

    August 31, 2023

    Traveling with elderly parents can be a rewarding and memorable experience for the whole family. However, it requires extra preparation and consideration to ensure everyone's comfort, health, and enjoyment. Below are five essential tips for planning and executing your trip with your beloved seniors.

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    Crafting a Heart-Healthy Diet After Heart Failure

    For anyone who has suffered from heart failure, the journey back to health can feel overwhelming. However, it's crucial to know that one of the most significant steps to recovery and preventing future heart problems is dietary modification. This blog will guide you in crafting a heart-healthy diet after heart failure.

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    Creating a Safe and Welcoming Home Environment for Dementia Patients

    Dementia is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide, and providing a safe and welcoming home environment for individuals with dementia is crucial for their well-being. Creating a space that promotes comfort, familiarity, and security can significantly enhance their quality of life. This article will explore strategies and tips to help you care for someone with dementia by designing a home environment that meets their unique needs.

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    5 Key Skills Every Pediatric Nurse Needs

    July 17, 2023

    As a pediatric nurse, your role is crucial in providing care and support to young patients. Working in a pediatric setting requires a unique set of skills that go beyond basic nursing knowledge. In this blog, we will explore the essential skills every pediatric nurse needs to unlock success in their career. From effective communication to empathy and resilience, these skills are vital in ensuring the well-being and recovery of children under your care.