Resources

The information below is not to be construed as professional or medical advice, but has been provided for the purposes of home care education and general knowledge.

Welcome to Empress Home Care’s Resource Center. Displayed below are topics on home care and common conditions that seniors or the disabled often face. Each one of these topics is supported by extensive educational material brought to you by Empress Home Care. The Resource Center supplements the Caring Times Blog by bringing relevant information on certain subjects together in one comprehensive location. Its sole purpose is to support and enhance our mission to celebrate, educate, and advocate aging issues and the choice to remain independent at home.

Aging Issues

Depression


Older adults may be more susceptible to depression than other age demographic. This list of resources can help you pinpoint and identify common symptoms of depression, as well as tips for supporting those suffering from this disorder.




Mental health


Although many older adults are hesitant to discuss depression and/or mental health issues that plague them, they do exist. Learn about a variety of mental health problems, signs, and symptoms and gain access to helpful tips on how to diagnose and treat these issues.





Bone and Joint Pain

Depression


Older adults may be more susceptible to depression than other age demographic. This list of resources can help you pinpoint and identify common symptoms of depression, as well as tips for supporting those suffering from this disorder.




Mental health


Although many older adults are hesitant to discuss depression and/or mental health issues that plague them, they do exist. Learn about a variety of mental health problems, signs, and symptoms and gain access to helpful tips on how to diagnose and treat these issues.





Brain Damage

Aphasia


Aphasia is a symptom that occurs following major trauma to the head, a stroke, or other brain disorder. The National Stroke Association mentions that nearly one-fourth of all stroke victims who survive the initial stroke will experience some form of aphasia. Aphasia affects a person’s ability to clearly communicate and find the right words to express themselves. To help you learn more about this condition and how, as a family caregiver, to help a loved one dealing with aphasia and a loss of speech / expressive capabilities, Empress Home Care has put together a list of resources to arm you with the information you need.




Brain Injury


Brain injury and head trauma can be particularly devastating in older adults and can potentially lead to a stroke. Prompt medical attention is required in the event of a brain injury, but it’s not often so easy identify the symptoms. Empress Home Care is here to offer some helpful tips to prevent brain injury and how to recognize some of the more subtle signs of head trauma.




Stroke


A stroke is the result of a blockage of blood and oxygen to the brain that yields long-term effects in an individual, making it difficult for them to function normally in the aftermath of a stroke. The majority of Americans affected by a stroke are over the age of 65, although a stroke can hit anyone at any time. Empress Home Care has compiled a number of helpful resources designed to equip you with the information you need to spot warning signs of a stroke, what to do, and how you can help a loved one who’s suffered a stroke.





Cancer

Aphasia


Aphasia is a symptom that occurs following major trauma to the head, a stroke, or other brain disorder. The National Stroke Association mentions that nearly one-fourth of all stroke victims who survive the initial stroke will experience some form of aphasia. Aphasia affects a person’s ability to clearly communicate and find the right words to express themselves. To help you learn more about this condition and how, as a family caregiver, to help a loved one dealing with aphasia and a loss of speech / expressive capabilities, Empress Home Care has put together a list of resources to arm you with the information you need.




Brain Injury


Brain injury and head trauma can be particularly devastating in older adults and can potentially lead to a stroke. Prompt medical attention is required in the event of a brain injury, but it’s not often so easy identify the symptoms. Empress Home Care is here to offer some helpful tips to prevent brain injury and how to recognize some of the more subtle signs of head trauma.




Stroke


A stroke is the result of a blockage of blood and oxygen to the brain that yields long-term effects in an individual, making it difficult for them to function normally in the aftermath of a stroke. The majority of Americans affected by a stroke are over the age of 65, although a stroke can hit anyone at any time. Empress Home Care has compiled a number of helpful resources designed to equip you with the information you need to spot warning signs of a stroke, what to do, and how you can help a loved one who’s suffered a stroke.





Eye Problem

Depression


Older adults may be more susceptible to depression than other age demographic. This list of resources can help you pinpoint and identify common symptoms of depression, as well as tips for supporting those suffering from this disorder.




Mental health


Although many older adults are hesitant to discuss depression and/or mental health issues that plague them, they do exist. Learn about a variety of mental health problems, signs, and symptoms and gain access to helpful tips on how to diagnose and treat these issues.





Heart Health

Depression


Older adults may be more susceptible to depression than other age demographic. This list of resources can help you pinpoint and identify common symptoms of depression, as well as tips for supporting those suffering from this disorder.




Mental health


Although many older adults are hesitant to discuss depression and/or mental health issues that plague them, they do exist. Learn about a variety of mental health problems, signs, and symptoms and gain access to helpful tips on how to diagnose and treat these issues.





Memory Concerns

Aphasia


Aphasia is a symptom that occurs following major trauma to the head, a stroke, or other brain disorder. The National Stroke Association mentions that nearly one-fourth of all stroke victims who survive the initial stroke will experience some form of aphasia. Aphasia affects a person’s ability to clearly communicate and find the right words to express themselves. To help you learn more about this condition and how, as a family caregiver, to help a loved one dealing with aphasia and a loss of speech / expressive capabilities, Empress Home Care has put together a list of resources to arm you with the information you need.




Brain Injury


Brain injury and head trauma can be particularly devastating in older adults and can potentially lead to a stroke. Prompt medical attention is required in the event of a brain injury, but it’s not often so easy identify the symptoms. Empress Home Care is here to offer some helpful tips to prevent brain injury and how to recognize some of the more subtle signs of head trauma.




Stroke


A stroke is the result of a blockage of blood and oxygen to the brain that yields long-term effects in an individual, making it difficult for them to function normally in the aftermath of a stroke. The majority of Americans affected by a stroke are over the age of 65, although a stroke can hit anyone at any time. Empress Home Care has compiled a number of helpful resources designed to equip you with the information you need to spot warning signs of a stroke, what to do, and how you can help a loved one who’s suffered a stroke.





Mental Disorders

Depression


Older adults may be more susceptible to depression than other age demographic. This list of resources can help you pinpoint and identify common symptoms of depression, as well as tips for supporting those suffering from this disorder.




Mental health


Although many older adults are hesitant to discuss depression and/or mental health issues that plague them, they do exist. Learn about a variety of mental health problems, signs, and symptoms and gain access to helpful tips on how to diagnose and treat these issues.





Neuromuscular Diseases

Aphasia


Aphasia is a symptom that occurs following major trauma to the head, a stroke, or other brain disorder. The National Stroke Association mentions that nearly one-fourth of all stroke victims who survive the initial stroke will experience some form of aphasia. Aphasia affects a person’s ability to clearly communicate and find the right words to express themselves. To help you learn more about this condition and how, as a family caregiver, to help a loved one dealing with aphasia and a loss of speech / expressive capabilities, Empress Home Care has put together a list of resources to arm you with the information you need.




Brain Injury


Brain injury and head trauma can be particularly devastating in older adults and can potentially lead to a stroke. Prompt medical attention is required in the event of a brain injury, but it’s not often so easy identify the symptoms. Empress Home Care is here to offer some helpful tips to prevent brain injury and how to recognize some of the more subtle signs of head trauma.




Stroke


A stroke is the result of a blockage of blood and oxygen to the brain that yields long-term effects in an individual, making it difficult for them to function normally in the aftermath of a stroke. The majority of Americans affected by a stroke are over the age of 65, although a stroke can hit anyone at any time. Empress Home Care has compiled a number of helpful resources designed to equip you with the information you need to spot warning signs of a stroke, what to do, and how you can help a loved one who’s suffered a stroke.





Senior Health

Aphasia


Aphasia is a symptom that occurs following major trauma to the head, a stroke, or other brain disorder. The National Stroke Association mentions that nearly one-fourth of all stroke victims who survive the initial stroke will experience some form of aphasia. Aphasia affects a person’s ability to clearly communicate and find the right words to express themselves. To help you learn more about this condition and how, as a family caregiver, to help a loved one dealing with aphasia and a loss of speech / expressive capabilities, Empress Home Care has put together a list of resources to arm you with the information you need.




Brain Injury


Brain injury and head trauma can be particularly devastating in older adults and can potentially lead to a stroke. Prompt medical attention is required in the event of a brain injury, but it’s not often so easy identify the symptoms. Empress Home Care is here to offer some helpful tips to prevent brain injury and how to recognize some of the more subtle signs of head trauma.




Stroke


A stroke is the result of a blockage of blood and oxygen to the brain that yields long-term effects in an individual, making it difficult for them to function normally in the aftermath of a stroke. The majority of Americans affected by a stroke are over the age of 65, although a stroke can hit anyone at any time. Empress Home Care has compiled a number of helpful resources designed to equip you with the information you need to spot warning signs of a stroke, what to do, and how you can help a loved one who’s suffered a stroke.





Senior Safety

Aphasia


Aphasia is a symptom that occurs following major trauma to the head, a stroke, or other brain disorder. The National Stroke Association mentions that nearly one-fourth of all stroke victims who survive the initial stroke will experience some form of aphasia. Aphasia affects a person’s ability to clearly communicate and find the right words to express themselves. To help you learn more about this condition and how, as a family caregiver, to help a loved one dealing with aphasia and a loss of speech / expressive capabilities, Empress Home Care has put together a list of resources to arm you with the information you need.




Brain Injury


Brain injury and head trauma can be particularly devastating in older adults and can potentially lead to a stroke. Prompt medical attention is required in the event of a brain injury, but it’s not often so easy identify the symptoms. Empress Home Care is here to offer some helpful tips to prevent brain injury and how to recognize some of the more subtle signs of head trauma.




Stroke


A stroke is the result of a blockage of blood and oxygen to the brain that yields long-term effects in an individual, making it difficult for them to function normally in the aftermath of a stroke. The majority of Americans affected by a stroke are over the age of 65, although a stroke can hit anyone at any time. Empress Home Care has compiled a number of helpful resources designed to equip you with the information you need to spot warning signs of a stroke, what to do, and how you can help a loved one who’s suffered a stroke.





Various Resources

Infographics


Here you’ll find a collection of infographics created by Empress Home Care designed to educate on a variety of health topics using an attractive visual format. Check out infographics on such health topics including Alzheimer’s Disease, depression in the elderly, safe driving tips for seniors and more.




Webinars


Empress Home Care’s Solutions Series Webinars and educational videos take a more in-depth look at the common conditions that seniors and disabled adults often experience. Industry experts often co-present and provide actionable insights and valuable resources for those looking for general information or assistance.





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