Elderly Care: Helping You Deal With the Dying Process

Elderly Care: Helping You Deal With the Dying Process

  • 3 Things To Expect When Getting An MRI Done on Your Head

    Persistent headaches, risk signs of a brain tumor, a head injury–all of these are reasons why your doctor may decide that you need to have an MRI of your head. Even though this type of MRI can sound a little scary, there is really nothing to fear. In many situations, your doctor will ask that a contrast solution is used to get a better look. If you are anticipating a head MRI with contrast dye and you are feeling apprehensive, it can be helpful to get some of the facts about what to expect before you go.

  • Five Holistic Therapeutic Approaches To Rehabilitation

    Holistic rehabilitation is great for anyway going through the process of quitting drugs, alcohol, or a psychological problem, as such bipolar disorder. Here are five different therapeutic approaches to this: Eye Movement Desensitization: This is the process in which special eye movements are implemented to help the individual identify experiences that overwhelm their brain. This helps the individual understand when they are feeling overwhelmed, which often triggers psychological outbursts or the need for a drug.

  • An Overview Of What To Expect When You Have External Beam Radiation Treatments

    External beam radiation is a common type of cancer treatment. It is used for a wide variety of cancers with the goal to kill the cancer cells while harming healthy cells as little as possible. You'll undergo multiple treatment sessions at an outpatient clinic or hospital. Here's a quick overview of what you can expect. The First Step Is The Preparation Phase Your medical team examines your records and imaging scans to determine the exact place to direct the radiation beam.

  • Has Someone In Your Family Had A Heart-Related Medical Emergency? Get Checked Out

    If someone in your family has recently discovered that they have heart problems and you have never considered that this could be the case for you, you may want to schedule a physical exam. There are a lot of factors that can contribute to heart problems and complications, and you don't want to assume because of your age or level of fitness that heart problems couldn't be a problem for you.

  • Does Your Fear Of The Dentist Prevent You From Scheduling Routine Dental Exams? Try These Techniques To Reduce Your Anxiety

    If you dread going to the dentist for routine oral exams, you're not alone. Whether it's a fear of pain, embarrassment about not taking care of your dental health or a bad experience with dentists in the past, many adults suffer from dental anxiety. Sadly, a fear of the dentist can have serious consequences. Routine dental examinations are important for your oral health; ideally, you should schedule them twice a year.

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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.