The Caregiver's Blog

Minds on the Move: Alzheimer's Awareness Groups Promote Brain Health

Posted on Jun 22, 2016 2:07:00 PM

Since Alzheimer's is a disease that attacks the brain but is linked to other physiological issues, groups seeking to raise awareness for early diagnosis, prevention, and a cure encourage men and women to maintain good health---both in mind and body. With this goal in mind, they organize events such as Move For Minds, an all-day event featuring forty-five minutes of yoga, forty-five minutes of cardiovascular exercise, and a guided period of meditation. Through such events, organizers are seeking not only to promote awareness of Alzheimer's Disease but also equip attendees with the tools they need to stave off symptoms.

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Topics: Alzheimer's

Overnight Adult Diapers Aid in Restful Sleep

Posted on Jun 15, 2016 2:12:00 PM

According to the experts, different people require different amounts of sleep in order to function well. Although everyone is different, general guidelines help us understand how much sleep people should get every night according to different stages in life. Research shows that for senior adults, seven to eight hours of sleep per night should be the target. 

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Topics: Incontinence

Three Important Considerations when Offering Helpful Caregiver Support

Posted on Jun 8, 2016 2:07:00 PM

We all know that caregivers constantly give of themselves. In caring for another person, however, many of them forget to care adequately for themselves. That's why caregiver support is so critically important. We must remember, however, that the most helpful form of support is to give the type of support that's actually needed by the caregiver. Before you charge in with specific offers, analyze these three considerations. 

Time

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Topics: Caregiving

Doting Grandparents Can Lower Their Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

Posted on Jun 1, 2016 2:07:00 PM

If you're at risk for Alzheimer's Disease, the good news is that scientists have proven that there are ways both to delay the onset of symptoms and to slow the development of the disease. As we've already highlighted in other posts on this blog, a good diet and exercise program help. In addition, specific hobbies such as puzzle-solving and dancing can help. One of the most pleasant ways to lower your risk for Alzheimer's Disease, however, is to spend time with your grandchildren.

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Topics: Alzheimer's

The Benefits of Stocking Up on Disposable Medical Products

Posted on May 23, 2016 10:39:11 AM

One aspect of our work here at Comfort Plus that brings us joy is knowing that we make it possible for our clients to stock up on disposable medical products. Although we are certainly not ones to promote alarmism, we still advocate that stocking up on supplies will give you great peace of mind and keep you better prepared for whatever life throws at you.

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Topics: Incontinence Products

Alzheimer's Disease: What Are the Early Symptoms?

Posted on Apr 16, 2016 3:00:00 PM

According to the National Institute on AgingAlzheimer's Disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Alzheimer's is a serious disease of the brain, with brain shrinkage and atrophy leading to severe mental confusion and memory loss. Sufferers generally decline slowly over time as the disease's influence on the brain worsens. 

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Topics: Alzheimer's

Tranquility Maximum-Plus Protection Disposable Briefs

Posted on Apr 13, 2016 9:00:00 PM

Tranquility® EliteCare™ Disposable Briefs

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Topics: Incontinence, Caregiving, Tranquility products, Incontinence Products

Adult Swimming Diapers Provide Peace of Mind for Exercise and All-Day Fun

Posted on Apr 11, 2016 2:04:00 PM

According to the CDC, there are great health benefits to water-based exercise programs. Not only do people report finding water-based exercise more enjoyable than its land-based counterparts (such as running or cycling), but those who participate in aquatic exercises show decreased trouble with chronic diseased and improved mental health. 

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Topics: Incontinence, Incontinence Products, Swimming Diapers

The Fringe Benefits of Medical Supply Delivery Services

Posted on Apr 8, 2016 2:05:00 PM

If you live alone or if you are the primary caregiver for a homebound loved one, then you carry a special burden. We love and appreciate caregivers, and we want to do all that we can to support them in their important work. That's why we make medical supply delivery available. In doing so, we provide several fringe benefits.

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Topics: Incontinence, Caregiving

Three Simple Ways to Offer Caregiver Support

Posted on Apr 6, 2016 8:52:31 AM

Caregivers carry a heavy weight. They not only carry the burden of the physical well-being of another person, but they also carry an emotional burden as well. Because of the emotional strain, caregivers are encouraged to pay attention to their feelings and seek support in the event of anxiety, guilt, grief, or stress.

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Topics: Caregiving

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