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Posts by Lori Seeman

Understanding the Myths About Organ Donation

Senior Care in Rochester MN: Organ Donation Myths

Senior Care in Rochester MN: Making the decision to be an organ donor can be one of the most meaningful and beneficial choices that your senior can make. Through this decision they have the capacity to save up to eight lives through the donation of organs and to save or help with the critical healing of up to 75 others.

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What Are the Signs and Symptoms of a Brain Injury?

Elder Care in Buffalo MN: Signs and Symptoms of a Brain Injury

Elder Care in Buffalo MN: Each year throughout the United States nearly 3 million people suffer traumatic brain injuries. While approximately 75 percent of these injuries are mild, such as concussions, there can also be very serious TBI. Approximately 30 percent of injury-related deaths list TBI as a contributing factor.

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It’s Never Too Late for Elderly Adults to Quit Smoking

Elderly Care in St. Cloud MN: It's Never Too Late to Quit Smoking

Elderly Care in St. Cloud MN: There are more than 4 million elderly adults in the United States that smoke. While most people know that smoking is not good for their health, they still have a difficult time quitting. Many seniors are under the false impression that they are too old to quit, or that quitting won’t make a difference in their health after so many decades of smoking.

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What is Digital Health and How Can It Help a Senior?

Senior Care in Blaine MN: Digital Health

Senior Care in Blaine MN: What do you know about digital health? Digital health is designed to create a more personalized, comprehensive experience with tracking medical conditions and making sure care needs are met. Part of digital health involves keeping medical records on a digital platform that both doctors and patients can easily access. Authorized family members can also access appointments and test results.

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Supporting Your Parent as You Wait for Cancer Screening Results

Elder Care in Fairmont MN: Cancer Screening

Elder Care in Fairmont MN: People often say that the unknown is the most frightening thing that you can face. This is clearly evidenced in waiting for the results of a cancer screening. If your elderly parent is preparing to undergo a cancer screening they will face a period of time during which they are waiting for the result. This can be a nerve-wracking and emotionally challenging time for your senior, and as their family caregiver it is important that you are there for them and help them through this time.

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5 Steps to Stop Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Elderly Care in Buffalo MN: Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Elderly Care in Buffalo MN: Did you know that winter is a high-risk time for carbon monoxide poisoning? This deadly gas can leak from common household appliances like furnaces, wood-burning stoves, and propane grills. Because people are less likely to have windows and doors open, deadly concentrations can accumulate. When inhaled, people can suffer from carbon monoxide poisoning and experience a range of negative health issues. Seniors and children are especially at risk for serious complications from carbon monoxide poisoning.

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