What Are the Symptoms of Long-Haul COVID and How Can You Combat It?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented health event that has particularly impacted senior communities. One of the unique challenges rising in concern is the lingering effect of the condition, often known as long-haul COVID.  Long COVID can materialize in different ways from typical COVID or other respiratory diseases. For […]

6 Important Questions to Ask When Starting a New Prescription

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Doctor visits are an important part of staying healthy, but they can be overwhelming — especially when your doctor prescribes a new medication. You may not be able to think of any questions to ask doctor about the new medication in the moment — and that’s okay. Advanced Nursing is […]

The Healing Power of Music: How it Benefits Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment

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As we age, it is common for our cognitive abilities to decline, which can lead to a range of cognitive impairments. In fact, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, over 6 million Americans aged 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s disease. This disease is considered the most common cause of […]

5 Ways to Alleviate Caregiver Guilt

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Caring for a loved one who is ill, injured, or aging can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but it can also be a very challenging task. As a caregiver, it is common to experience feelings of guilt and anxiety as you navigate through the challenges of providing care, even if […]

Is Alzheimer’s/Dementia Preventable?

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Can You Prevent Alzheimer’s/Dementia? Many families caring for an older family member often wonder, can you prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s? While there is currently no cure for these conditions, research suggests that there may be ways to reduce the risk of developing them. In this blog post, we will explore […]

Mentorship in Nursing: How to Find or Become a Nursing Mentor

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Mentorship In Nursing The benefits of mentoring in nursing can positively impact the mentor, mentee, and nursing industry as a whole. It’s no secret that nursing is a rewarding yet challenging profession; it has its own unique set of obstacles. Having a mentor to help new nurses navigate these experiences […]

Pros & Cons of Companion Pets For Seniors

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Companion pets for seniors can have a huge positive impact on your loved one’s life. The health benefits of pets for seniors are both physical and social. However, it’s important both you and the senior in your life know the pros and cons of pet ownership. What Are the Benefits […]

How To Renew A Nursing License & Advance In Your Nursing Career Path

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Unlike many other professions, the nursing career path’s educational requirements don’t end after graduation. In fact, depending on the state they’re in, nurses have to renew their licenses every 2-4 years. Advanced Nursing + Home Support strives to help those who are interested in a nursing career path. As a […]

Benefits of Senior Socialization

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Importance of Social Interaction for Elderly Loved Ones Without senior socialization, your loved one is  vulnerable to health problems such as cognitive decline, depression, and heart disease. This is why encouraging social activities for isolated seniors is key to maintaining a healthy quality of life.  In this blog post, you’ll […]

How to Prevent and Manage Allergies in the Spring

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Spring is a time that many people look forward to, especially those who’ve struggled with seasonal depression. Your elderly loved one is no doubt looking forward to little things like seeing their garden bloom. Unfortunately, there is a downside that accompanies this: Pollen.  People of all ages can feel the […]

What Can Trigger PTSD in the Elderly and How Can It Be Managed?

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Though not an age-exclusive condition, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the elderly presents unique challenges. As a caregiver, learning the signs of PTSD, what can trigger it, and what to do when PTSD is triggered is crucial to providing quality care.  In this blog post, you’ll learn how to manage […]

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