December 15, 2022
Flu Shot Side Effects: What Symptoms to Expect From the Flu Shot (And How to Treat Them)
Getting a flu shot is an excellent way to protect both the person being vaccinated as well as the rest of the community. While the vaccine is more or less harmless, it's important to acknowledge that some may experience minor side effects after the injection. These side effects can be a bit of a headache (literally), especially for seniors. Here are the flu shot side effects to expect and how to treat them, as described by Healthline.
November 03, 2022
3 Exercises That Help With Balance and Fall Prevention
Certain health conditions and certain medications that are used to treat these conditions can impact balance, coordination, and control, especially in the elderly. Learn how seniors can stay active and develop balance and fall prevention skills through the right stretching and strength-building routines.
September 02, 2022
How to Prepare for Travel and Labor Day Events During Three-Day Weekends
Labor Day weekend is approaching, and if you're the caretaker of a senior citizen in Cook County, IL, it's time to consider how you will manage your responsibilities over this busy weekend. Will you be taking your elderly loved one out of town? Will they need to host family visitors?
Whatever the case may be, here are a few things to consider before and during the holiday weekend from Senior Helpers Chicago/Evanston.