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Member of the Year

Ann Marie has received outstanding feedback from clients family members and social workers regarding the care that she provides, she clearly makes a huge difference at every visit by valuing the relationships she has with clients and their families. Everyone at Prestige Nursing + Care and Elite Care Scotland is delighted that Ann [...]

2018-11-09T09:08:00+00:00November 9th, 2018|

The Key to Maintaining Brain Health Late in Life

A Complex Organ When it comes to exploring the brain, it would seem that with each breakthrough the scientific community makes, new unprecedented questions arise. While this is certainly positive in that it allows research to become more focused, it also illuminates the fact that the brain is vastly and endlessly complex. In spite of [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:07+00:00July 20th, 2017|

Strokes: Signs, Rehabilitation, and Risk Reduction

What is a Stroke? When talking about strokes, many refer to what’s known as an ischemic stroke. Accounting for nearly 80% of all strokes, an ischemic stroke occurs when a blood vessel (leading to the brain) becomes blocked, cutting off blood flow to certain parts of the brain. An interruption of blood flow means that [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:07+00:00July 13th, 2017|

Prostate Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

A Growing Concern Based on year-over-year trends, the American Cancer Society estimates that in 2017, there will be 161,360 new cases of prostate cancer, and approximately 26,730 deaths. One reason for its frequency in recent years is that life expectancy has increased – and paired with the fact that 80% of prostate cancer cases are [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:07+00:00July 6th, 2017|

Food Allergies: Detection and Management for Seniors

What Are Food Allergies? In theory, it can be easy to confuse food intolerance for a food allergy. The former primarily involves the digestive system and its inability to properly break down certain foods. Food intolerance can cause everything from nausea to bloating and cramps. With food intolerance, you can generally consume small amounts of [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:07+00:00June 29th, 2017|

Skin Cancer in Seniors: Development, Identification, and Risk Reduction

On the Surface and On the Rise Skin cancer is consistently reported to be the most common form of cancer in the United States, affecting more than one million people every year – many of whom are 65 years of age or older. While many are aware of the three types of skin cancer – [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:07+00:00June 22nd, 2017|

Low-Impact Exercises for Seniors

The Importance of Staying Active Staying physically active is important at every stage of our lives, but as we grow older, it becomes especially vital. Engaging in the recommended daily amount of moderate activity (at least 30 minutes) has numerous long-term benefits, but it can also improve overall health for those with certain conditions [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+00:00June 15th, 2017|

5 Quick and Healthy Meals for Elderly People

Elderly people need to be careful about what they eat in order to stay in good health. However, preparing healthy and tasty meals is often a challenge. If you care for an elderly relative or friend, you might be looking for some inspiration, so here are five simple and healthy meals that you can prepare [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+00:00May 25th, 2017|

The future of self-funded care

With the general election fast approaching and the launch of party manifestos, we have seen a renewed interest in social care and the ongoing debate on its funding. First came Labour, who revealed that it would introduce a ‘National Care Service’, promising an additional £8bn for social care over the lifetime of the next Parliament. [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+00:00May 19th, 2017|

What are The Most Common Routes into a Caring Career

Care work can be a very rewarding career. While it is sometimes challenging, it is popular because no two days are the same, and you also know that you’re doing something worthwhile and having a positive impact on people's lives. If you are thinking about pursuing a career as a care worker yourself, there are [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+00:00May 18th, 2017|