Oral Care

COMMON ORAL PROBLEMS IN SENIORS

Ageing can affect oral health, just as it does overall health.

Being disabled, homebound, or institutionalized (e.g. seniors who live in nursing homes) also increases the risk of poor oral health.

Sonya Dunbar Journals

Self-care is Important for Caregivers

After making the big decision to enroll my grandmother into a long-term facility, I made a vow that I would not go more than a couple of days without visiting her.

I stuck to this oath. On my best week, I would see Madea every single day. During my visits, I could not help but notice that her oral care was being neglected.