Becca Kaye

About Becca Kaye

Becca Kaye loves to research and write about any healthcare-related topic, but she especially enjoys educating older Americans about medical equipment, senior nutrition, and senior health in general. As content director at AvaCare Medical, one of the nation’s largest online medical supplies companies, she gets to spend her days doing what she enjoys; sharing helpful information with seniors.

How to Prevent Fractures and Falls: Tips to Keep Seniors Safe

Falls are common among the elderly population. Statistics cited on the CDC claim that every year, at least a quarter of all adults over 64 will experience a fall, and 3 million seniors visit emergency departments each year after suffering a fall. And once someone falls, his chances of falling again are doubled. Many seniors [...]

By | 2020-08-03T11:15:03+00:00 August 3rd, 2020|Bathroom Safety, Bedroom Safety, Health|Comments Off on How to Prevent Fractures and Falls: Tips to Keep Seniors Safe

Tips for Eating Right in Order to Stay Healthy

When we’re young, we don’t really give much thought to what we eat. As long as it tastes good, it works! But as we age and mature, we begin to realize the importance of thinking before we eat, and only enjoying foods that are ideal for our health. Actually, many seniors find it difficult to [...]

By | 2020-07-07T11:21:54+00:00 June 16th, 2020|Health|Comments Off on Tips for Eating Right in Order to Stay Healthy

Indoor Activities for Seniors

According to a Pew Research study published in March 2020, 27% of adults ages 60 and older live alone. Most people appreciate being independent, and not having to rely on the assistance of others, so if, sadly, their spouse has died, they will continue to live in their own home - but now alone. These [...]

By | 2020-06-15T11:48:57+00:00 June 3rd, 2020|Health|Comments Off on Indoor Activities for Seniors

The Benefits of Mobility Scooters

If you’re interested in getting yourself a mobility aid, be sure to do research in order to ensure that the aid you choose will be ideal for you. A mobility aid is an essential piece of equipment for anyone who suffers from mobility problems, whether due to disability, age, or any other reason. One popular [...]

By | 2020-07-07T11:24:00+00:00 March 17th, 2020|Guest Posts|Comments Off on The Benefits of Mobility Scooters

How to Protect Your Income When You Are Disabled

Disability coverage is available for many different types of situations, but they all have one thing in common: the person filing for disability needs help. That help can come in many forms. For most, it's financial assistance or workplace accommodations, but for others it could simply be a record made, or services available when they [...]

By | 2020-07-07T11:42:52+00:00 March 3rd, 2020|Guest Posts, Spotlight on: Disability|Comments Off on How to Protect Your Income When You Are Disabled

How to Sleep Well Despite Back Pain

Back pain and sleep are old enemies, and unless you take active steps to combat back pain, a good night’s sleep can soon become a distant memory! Thankfully, there are ways to ensure a good night’s rest, even if you are suffering from chronic pain. Stay with us as we discuss a few tips on [...]

By | 2020-07-07T11:49:59+00:00 February 21st, 2020|Guest Posts|Comments Off on How to Sleep Well Despite Back Pain

How Seniors Can Protect & Monitor Their Heart Health 

With heart disease being the leading cause of death in the United States, keeping a close eye on your cardiac health is the responsible thing to do, and can help you maintain a great quality of life well into your golden years. But with so many suggestions, it can be hard to know what to [...]

By | 2020-07-07T11:54:07+00:00 February 13th, 2020|Guest Posts|Comments Off on How Seniors Can Protect & Monitor Their Heart Health 

Nursing Home Neglect vs. Self-Neglect

As our loved ones become older and frail, it is important to ensure they receive proper care. Many are unable to tend to themselves, and will increasingly rely on other people to cater to their basic needs. Senior citizens are among the most vulnerable people in our lives, and are often neglected. This can include [...]

By | 2020-07-07T11:56:55+00:00 February 12th, 2020|Caregiving, Guest Posts, Guides, Senior Living|Comments Off on Nursing Home Neglect vs. Self-Neglect

Tips for Quitting Smoking

Almost every smoker is aware of the health risks associated with smoking. However, this doesn’t make ending the harmful habit easier. Whether a person is a lifetime nicotine addict who requires a pack every day, or an occasional smoker, quitting is a tough task. Tobacco smoking is both a psychological habit and physical addiction. Cigarettes [...]

By | 2020-07-07T11:58:45+00:00 February 5th, 2020|Guest Posts|Comments Off on Tips for Quitting Smoking

Incontinence Tips for Seniors and Caregivers

Incontinence is a relatively common condition that most frequently affects older women. This condition causes one to lose bladder or bowel control partially or completely. A partial lack of bladder control will result in small, uncomfortable leaks, and total lack of bladder or bowel control will mean total incontinence. Most Common Forms of Incontinence Stress [...]

By | 2020-07-07T12:00:02+00:00 February 3rd, 2020|Guest Posts, Incontinence|Comments Off on Incontinence Tips for Seniors and Caregivers