Is Your Parents' Home Safe?
Is your parents’ home safe to live in? It may seem like a simple question, but it’s actually quite complicated. There are many factors that indicate if a home is a good fit for an older adult and many red flags if it won’t be a good option long-term.
Residential Assisted Living – What You Need to Know
In Baltimore there are 3 types of assisted living and memory care facilities: continuous care retirement communities (12 of them), assisted living communities (40), and residential assisted living (613 RALs). Read More
The Different Types of Dementia
We get asked all the time about the different types of dementia. Many people don’t realize just how many there are. Here’s our no fuss overview of what you need to know. Read More
Post Operative Delirium
Confusion, delirium, marked sleepiness, disorientation, hallucinations, agitation, aggression, these changes in mental function may be caused by post-operative delirium if they are occurring after a surgery that required anesthesia. Post-operative delirium is one of the most common surgical complications for older adults according to The American Geriatrics Society. Read More
Seniors at Risk for Fraudulent Credit Card Charges
By CarePatrol of Baltimore Fraudulent credit card charges are not a new thing. However,... Read More
Planning The Elder Care Journey
CarePatrol of Baltimore Everyone has a journey. Aging is part of the human experience and... Read More
Keeping Seniors "Connected"
By CarePatrol of Baltimore Now more than ever we need to check on seniors in our... Read More
February 2020: Baltimore County Provider Association
Baltimore County Provider Council’s tagline, Working Together to Improve the Lives of Local Older Adults, is something that Care Patrol of Baltimore is happy to get behind. This member-based organization is actively developing a professional community of individuals and organizations working to support the elderly in our region. Read More
Parkinson’s and the Benefits of Exercise
By CarePatrol of Baltimore A chronic and progressive movement disorder, usually associated... Read More
7 SIGNS YOU HAVE CAREGIVER BURNOUT
By CarePatrol of Baltimore Are you caring for a loved one or older adult? If so, you know how... Read More
Can't Imagine Leaving Your Home? Consider Aging in Place.
By CarePatrol of Baltimore If you can’t even imagine leaving your home, you may want to... Read More
Cognitive Impairment After Anesthesia and Surgery
By CarePatrol of Baltimore Cognitive impairment after anesthesia and surgery (postoperative... Read More
Consider Downsizing for Both Staying In or Moving Out
By CarePatrol of Baltimore Have you ever looked around and realized you have too much stuff? It... Read More
Easy Cooking Tips for Senior-Friendly Fare
By CarePatrol of Baltimore If you’re an adult child or a primary caregiver for an older... Read More
Exercise is Especially Good for Seniors
By CarePatrol of Baltimore Everyone knows it’s better to be active than a couch potato,... Read More
By CarePatrol of Baltimore The facts are in and the Surgeon General’s Report concludes... Read More
Healthy Eating for Seniors
By CarePatrol of Baltimore Finding it difficult to muster up the energy to cook a healthy,... Read More
Home Care vs Assisted Living: Which is the Right Choice?
By CarePatrol of Baltimore For many people, getting older presents unique challenges, and facing... Read More
How to Celebrate with Your Aging Loved One
By CarePatrol of Baltimore It’s holiday season, and it’s time to start thinking... Read More
How to Convince Your Parents it's Time to Move
By CarePatrol of Baltimore Has Mom or Dad been struggling to get around the home they’ve... Read More