The CareSync Team

Members of the CareSync team have such a passion for healthcare and healthcare technology, they can’t help but share it. So we frequently have group conversations here about healthcare news, tips, recipes, care examples, and more that we like to turn into articles so we can share them with you!
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Family Caregiver Duties: Medication Management for Seniors

Posted by The CareSync Team

Sep 14, 2017 12:00:00 PM

It’s not easy becoming a family caregiver for an aging parent or grandparent, but you can make the process easier by learning how to provide proper medication management for seniors. The tips in this article can help!

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Topics: chronic conditions, family health, healthy living, caregivers, health tips, caregiving, aging

How to Keep Your Bones Healthy and Strong

Posted by The CareSync Team

Sep 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM

Especially as you age and your risk for osteoporosis increases, it’s important to know how to keep your bones healthy and strong. Use the tips in this article to help you achieve good bone health.

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Topics: chronic conditions, healthy living, health tips, healthy eating, aging

Senior Nutrition: Healthy Eating for Aging Better

Posted by The CareSync Team

Aug 25, 2017 10:30:13 AM

Millions of seniors suffer from malnutrition, a state of unbalanced nutrition, which can create multiple health problems. In this post, we explore ways to achieve balanced senior nutrition.

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Topics: healthy living, health tips, healthy eating

What is mHealth?: 3 Benefits of Mobile Health Apps

Posted by The CareSync Team

Aug 23, 2017 9:25:18 AM

As smartphones and mobile technology become more widely used in healthcare, many are asking the question what is mHealth and how will it impact health as technology continues to develop?

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Topics: family health, healthy living, caregivers, health tips, caregiving, health technology

Choosing a Nursing Home or Assisted Living Facility

Posted by The CareSync Team

Aug 7, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Continuing our discussion of providing healthcare support for an aging loved one from the previous published post on healthcare for older adults, we explore choosing a nursing home or assisted living facility in this post.

In the last blog, we discussed things to look for to determine if an aging loved one might need healthcare support. In some cases, they may be able to stay in their home if they just get a little help from friends and family, or a home health aide. But if you’ve identified that your loved one does need help beyond the care you can provide, it may be time to consider choosing a nursing home or assisted living facility for them to move into.

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Topics: health conditions, family health, healthy living, caregivers, health tips, caregiving, aging

Health Care for Older Adults: Recognizing Need for Healthcare Support

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jul 31, 2017 10:35:47 AM

In this blog we’ll discuss making decisions about health care for older adults, recognizing a need for healthcare support when it comes to a loved one. In the next blog, we’ll cover choosing a nursing home or assisted living facility.

Each year you get to spend with your parents and other elder loved ones is a gift. Still, you know there may come a day when you must have a difficult conversation and make some difficult choices regarding health care for older adults in your life and the elder care he or she requires.

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Topics: health conditions, family health, healthy living, caregivers, health tips, caregiving, aging

Tips for Staying Hydrated

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jul 5, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Water is essential for maintaining the function of every system in our bodies. But when we get caught up in our daily activities, it can be easy to forget to drink water or make sure we’re getting enough of it.

Did you know water makes up about 60% of your body weight? When you consider that fact, you would think we wouldn’t have to worry about a shortage of it. But staying properly hydrated can be difficult. This can lead to dehydration and other health issues.

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Topics: health conditions, healthy living, health tips

Keep Your Cool: Tips to Prevent Heat Stroke

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jun 28, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Roll out the beach mats, summer is here! Whether you’re hitting the golf course, grilling in the backyard, taking a bike ride, or building a sandcastle with the grandkids, you’re going to be feeling the heat for the next few months, and we want you to do it safely! Longer, hotter days are the perfect storm for heat stroke, but luckily you can predict and prevent it.

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Topics: health conditions, healthy living, health tips

Ready to Show Some Skin? Get the Facts About Melanoma First

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jun 1, 2017 8:30:00 AM

The first day of summer is right around the corner. For many of us, that means outdoor BBQs, summer vacations, family picnics, and trips to the beach to look forward to. But before you fire up that grill or buy that new bathing suit, don’t forget to plan for protecting your skin and learning facts about melanoma, or skin cancer. More time spent outdoors means more exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays, so take a moment now to educate yourself about skin cancer with these facts about melanoma and be ready for the changing seasons.

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Topics: health conditions, healthy living, health tips, cancer prevention

Caregiver Duties: Tips for Helping Loved Ones

Posted by The CareSync Team

May 22, 2017 10:30:00 AM

When a family member or friend is diagnosed with a chronic or terminal illness, there are a lot of questions that run through your head. This biggest one is probably, “What can I do to help?” Being a caregiver for an ill loved one doesn’t have to be as hard as you think. Yes, there will be challenges that you will face, but with the right tips and tricks, you can face these challenges head on and become the best caregiver you can be for your loved one.

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Topics: health conditions, family health, care coordination, caregivers, health tips, healthcare planning, caregiving

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