Elderly Care: Helping You Deal With the Dying Process

Elderly Care: Helping You Deal With the Dying Process

  • Who Is A Good Candidate For A Cochlear Implant?

    A cochlear implant is a surgical technique where an electronic device is implanted in your hearing system to take the place of a damaged cochlear (inner ear). If you get a good cochlear implant surgery, it can enable or improve your hearing. Here are some of the factors that mean you are a good cochlear implant candidate: Hearing Aid Cannot Help All forms of surgeries have potential complications. This is why surgery is not always the first treatment option if alternative treatments are available.

  • Tips To Prepare For Your Bariatric Surgery

    If you are about to have bariatric surgery, chances are you are equal parts excited and nervous. Although this is an important step on your road to a healthier lifestyle, you may be worrying about recovery and adjusting to life with a gastric sleeve. Fortunately, there are things you can do to prepare. The following tips will help you get ready for your surgery. Tip #1: Take a leave of absence

  • Why Online Doctor Visits Are On The Rise

    Many doctors offices have begun to offer online doctor visits. You use your smartphone or the web camera on your computer to interact with a doctor, telling them what symptoms you have or showing them what is going on. From there, they can diagnose many common conditions and prescribe you medications, if needed. If you have never had an online doctor visit, you may wonder why they are becoming so popular.

  • Information Retention Problems And Hearing Loss: Overcoming The Connection

    One of the things that few people realize is that suffering from hearing loss can also lead to information retention problems. When your body is trying to compensate for hearing difficulties, your brain has to work much harder to process the information that's coming in and decipher it. Because of that extra processing that's required, there's little resources left for information retention and memory storage. If you have hearing loss and find that you're often forgetting things that were said to you or simply not retaining information as well, here are a few things to consider.

  • Breast Surgery Surgeons Perform A Variety Of Reconstructive Procedures For Breast Cancer Patients Following Mastectomy

    Breast reconstruction to recreate your breast through surgery is an innovative technology that breast surgery surgeons use to replace tissue you've lost during mastectomy surgery. Cancer cells that have metastasized throughout your breast require surgical removal of the breast. Breast reconstruction of your choice can be performed when the breast is removed. You also have the choice of delaying reconstruction until you're psychologically and medically ready for the procedure. Creating Nipple

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    Elderly Care: Helping You Deal With the Dying Process

    As an elderly care worker, I have witnessed the deaths of many individuals. I have seen family members become angry, sad, and completely silent at the end. I have also seen individuals refuse to see family members out of denial. People deal with death in different ways, and the strong emotions are often unfamiliar and scary. If you have a parent or grandparent who is elderly, then I want to share with you what I know about end of life care and dying process. We are a society that does not talk about death, and this can cause great pain when a family member dies. Learn about the process and find out how to deal with your own emotions and how to love your family members at the end. If there is only a small amount of time left, then I want you to cherish the final moments.