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Seniors
Monday, Oct. 19, 2020
On March 21, Jimmy Guidry, M.D., Louisiana’s State Health Officer, issued a health-care directive stating, “Any and all medical and surgical procedures SHALL be postponed until further notice,” with a few exceptions such as emergency situations. This was especially true of elective surgeries.
Seniors
Monday, Aug. 15, 2016
Each year, according to the National Safety Council, one in every three adults age 65 and older will fall. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has determined falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries for the same age group..
Seniors
Monday, Feb. 15, 2016

Exploring the different types of support

Long-term care is the support and assistance needed for hands-on care called activities of daily living, which include assistance with bathing, dressing, using the restroom, grooming, transferring, ambulation and eating.

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