Alzheimer is a progressive disease particularly causing memory, thought and behavioural disorder. More often than not, the signs of the disease appear slowly and evolve over time. Depending on the patients, the disease can develop more or less rapidly, usually over 5 to 20 years. While the people suffering from the disease are invariably over 65 […]
Whether they are hard, when the person slides or falls suddenly, or soft, when the person slides gradually down a wall or supports themselves on a chair before falls, one in three people over 65 suffer a fall every year. Here are some figures that show the need to prevent these falls: They are the […]
82%: the percentage of seniors who are fully satisfied with the life they lead1. 1. How old do you have to be to define yourself as a “senior”? Seniors define themselves as such from the age of 641. In comparison, in 2017, individuals defined themselves as “seniors” from the age of 67. In general, people […]
Your elderly loved one is particularly sensitive to heat waves. Key tips: – Stay hydrated: Hydration is important, especially in seniors as they experience less thirst. Drink 1.5 litres of water a day (7 glasses) and avoid sugary drinks or alcohol.
> What is APA? APA at home helps you pay the expenses that allow your elderly loved one to live at home for as long as possible, despite their loss of independence. Allocation of the personalised independence allowance (APA) is not means tested, rather the assistance amount is calculated on the basis of the beneficiary’s […]
Do you have a loved one who is suffering from a loss of autonomy? Care workers will be in attendance several hours per week, and a remote assistance service will be needed to provide a complete and effective system. Its function: if the person is in trouble, a call is made to a telephone assistant, […]
If these questions are being asked, it is often because loss of autonomy has begun to rear its head. What elements should be taken into account in making the right decision? 1. Stay in your home for as long as possible It is often the solution to choose first, provided the person still has […]