Clinical Study Outlines the Consequences of Polypharmacy in the Elderly

Polypharmacy is not uncommon among the elderly, particularly for those with chronic health conditions such as diabetes or hypertension. Here, the home care providers at Avila Home Care detail some of the consequences of polypharmacy as discussed in recent clinical studies.  What is Polypharmacy? Polypharmacy refers to the effects of taking multiple medications concurrently to…

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How Seniors Benefit from Interaction with Children and Young Adults

When seniors interact and make personal connections with members of younger generations, such as children and teenagers, the benefits for all parties involved can be boundless. Here, the home care providers at Avila Home Care discuss how seniors can benefit from interacting with children and young adults to increase their livelihood and even experience health…

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Can Coffee Protect Against Alzheimer’s?

Recent studies have shown that caffeine may protect against cognitive disorders, like Alzheimer’s disease, due to its stimulating effects on the central nervous system. Here, the home care providers at Avila Home Care detail why including a cup of coffee in your daily routine may do more than just help you wake up in the…

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Hair Care Tips for Seniors

While we often think of self-care from the perspective of health and physical wellness, a major part of self-care involves taking steps to look and feel your best, whether through your clothes, skincare, makeup or hair care. Here, the caregivers at Avila Home Care discuss hair care tips that every senior should know to keep…

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