Author: Agility Health

Reducing Stress in Seniors

How Stress Affects Seniors Aging comes with a multitude of new, unexpected stressors. Many of them are due to circumstance, meaning that they're issues your senior loved one has never handled before. Among the causes are chronic illnesses, the loss of a spouse, and adjusting to...

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Everything You Need to Know About Ostomies

Ostomy Care Ostomy surgery can occur as a result of a medical condition including cancer, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and more.  Depending on the severity of the condition, an ostomy can either be temporary or permanent. Whether you're about to get an ostomy,...

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Diabetes During the Winter

Keeping the Cold From Affecting Your Diabetes It’s that time of year again; the holidays are close, much of the country is affected by snow, and temperatures drop with each passing day. As the cold weather sets in, Agility Health is making a helpful list of tips for those with...

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Tips for National Hand-Washing Week

National Hand-Washing Awareness Week As the weather gets colder and people spend more time indoors, it’s more important than ever to be washing your hands! Sickness tends to spread more during the winter months, but it’s mostly because everyone stays indoors to keep warm....

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Checking for COPD in the Elderly During COPD Awareness Month

COPD Awareness in the Month of November COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This common disorder is often undiagnosed, meaning that millions of people have it and do not know. COPD is especially prominent in the elderly, and they are more prone to morbidity and...

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Celebrating Family Caregivers Nationally This November

National Family Caregivers Month November is National Family Caregivers Month! This means that it's time to honor those who provide care across the country, performing a vital role in society and in the lives of those they love. Caregivers are any people that supply physical or...

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