NEWS AND EVENTS

Preventing Ear Infections in Seniors

By Brookhaven Staff | October 25, 2019 |

Seniors can prevent ear infections in some cases. Preventing ear infections in seniors is not always possible, due to factors of aging. Mostly, however, by following a healthy senior lifestyle, and basic proper hygiene, the ears can stay healthy.    Some Tips for Preventative Ear Care There are medical and home-remedy type ways to prevent…

Fear of Falling in Seniors – Ready, Steady, Go!

By Brookhaven Staff | October 25, 2019 |

Fear of falling in seniors is a problem that affects the quality of life of many seniors. Around 40-70% of people aged 60+ who have fallen, fear falling again. The recovery process was so challenging, that it left the seniors worried how they could manage if it would happen again. Fear of falling and of…

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By Brookhaven Staff | October 18, 2019 |

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Senior Living – Is a Budgie a Good Pet for A Senior?

By Brookhaven Staff | October 18, 2019 |

Is a budgie a good pet for a senior? This is a question that applies to animal-loving seniors and perhaps, also to those who are not. A lot of research has been done to understand the benefits of pets for senior adults. There are studies and sites that discuss which are the best pet animals…

Senior Health Tips for Avoiding Nausea

By Brookhaven Staff | October 17, 2019 |

There are many senior health tips for avoiding nausea. One possible reason is that there are also many different causes for nausea. Nausea can be caused by body-centered reasons, medication-related reasons or environmental reasons. Seniors would rather avoid nausea.  When the body lets someone know that it wants to throw up the contents of the…

Massage for Dementia Patients – How it Can Help

By Brookhaven Staff | October 10, 2019 |

Patients with dementia are usually required to take medications to manage their symptoms. Massage for dementia patients can be seen as a non-pharmacological response to dementia symptoms.   Patients with dementia could be helped with massage in the following areas: Anxiety symptoms Depression Agitation Cognitive impairment   A study examined whether massage, reflexology, shiatsu and…

Facials for Senior Beauty – Is this what Senior Skin Needs?

By Brookhaven Staff | October 10, 2019 |

Is there any medical value in facials for senior beauty? What are the general benefits of facials for senior beauty? Can we highlight the principals of good facial care? Providers of facials for senior beauty, often claim that that facials offer a host of medical benefits. Some of these may be true but the claims…

Saving Lives with Medical Aerial Drones

By Brookhaven Staff | October 4, 2019 |

Technology is advancing continuously. It is adapting to fit in with our lifestyle today! For seniors living in remote rural areas, or on large private estates, there is news. Officials in the County of Renfrew in Canada have been planning on how to go about saving lives with medical aerial drones.   Canadian Paramedic Chief…

Best Toothbrush for Seniors – Graceful Brushing

By Brookhaven Staff | October 4, 2019 |

What is the best toothbrush for seniors? Is it a toothbrush with a good grip? The old-fashioned manual type? The electric type? Does the way the toothbrush looks, matter to how often we brush our teeth? Well, we might be influenced by how a toothbrush looks. These days you can get toothbrushes in such great…

Physical Therapy and Wound Care for Seniors

By Brookhaven Staff | September 25, 2019 |

Is there a reason to look towards physical therapy and wound care for seniors?   What is the connection between physical therapy and wound care?   It may come a news to some, but seniors with acute or chronic wounds can be referred to physical therapy, for helping the wounds to heal better and faster.…