Flu Season is Here

Flu Season is Here

Flu season appears out of nowhere each year. Being prepared for flu season is always a good idea, especially for people at a higher risk for more serious infections, such as seniors and those with underlying health issues. At FootPrints Home Care, we take the health...
Common Viruses Linked to Alzheimer’s

Common Viruses Linked to Alzheimer’s

Much is unknown about the origin of Alzheimer’s disease, but a recent study from Tufts University researchers has found that two common viruses may interact and cause Alzheimer’s. The virus that causes chickenpox and shingles (known as varicella-zoster virus) may...
Health Baselines

Health Baselines

As you age, it’s important to keep track of certain things related to your health to ensure you live a long, happy, healthy life and can live independently at home for many years. You can establish health baselines with your doctor as you approach retirement; that...
Managing Arthritis

Managing Arthritis

Arthritis may be a common problem among older individuals, especially the elderly; however, it does not have to be as taxing on the body as one may think. There are many steps that can be taken to manage arthritis and help alleviate the symptoms. About 1 in 4 adults...
Memories of School

Memories of School

Soon, the start of a new school year will begin and families with children will begin the routine that naturally happens when school is in session. Education is a key part of all children’s lives and it becomes part of our foundational memories. For senior adults,...
Houseplants are Mood-Boosters

Houseplants are Mood-Boosters

It’s estimated that most people spend 87% of their time indoors; the elderly are often indoors even more than that. Studies have found that having a connection to the outside world inside our interior spaces can improve both our physical and psychological health. The...

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