How can personal care help your loved one? Here’s a look at four amazing benefits of at-home senior personal care. […]
Celebrating Caregivers: November is National Family Caregivers Month
National Family Caregivers Month, celebrated each November, is a time to recognize, honor, and support the millions of people who provide care for family members across the country. According to a report from the AARP and the National Alliance on Caregiving, nearly one in five people provides unpaid care to an adult, and 46% of […]
4 Autumn Safety Tips for Seniors
The air is crisp and cool, the leaves are changing, and pumpkins are everywhere. Fall is here! Although autumn is one of the most beautiful times of the year, the change of seasons can also present several health and safety hazards for seniors. In preparation for the coming colder months, here are some helpful tips […]
5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Home Health Care Provider
When you or an older loved one begins to need extra support at home, enlisting the help of a home health care provider can be invaluable. Home healthcare makes it possible for seniors to “age in place” by offering a range of medical services to help them remain safe, happy, and healthy in the comfort […]
Caregiver Burnout: When is it Time to Get Help?
As the population ages, the number of American adults providing unpaid care to a loved one has climbed to 53 million, representing more than 1 in 5 adults. Family caregivers help with everything from running errands and preparing meals to assisting with grooming, dressing, medication management, and other activities of daily living. Taking on the […]
How Does Short-Term Rehab Promote Faster Recovery for Seniors?
After spending time in the hospital, whether for an illness, accident, or planned elective surgery, seniors are often faced with the decision to either recover in a short-term rehabilitation facility or at home. While it’s natural to want to get back to a familiar setting as soon as possible following a hospital stay, there are […]
3 Top Benefits of At-Home Care
Our homes provide a sense of comfort, familiarity, and stability. That’s why many older adults would prefer to “age in place” and continue living in their homes as long as possible. However, illnesses, injuries, and other health concerns can make it more challenging to safely age in place, especially for those who live alone. One […]
Home Care vs. Assisted Living: Which Option is Right for Your Parent?
If your aging parent needs more assistance in their daily routine than you and your family can provide, it’s probably time to look for additional help. Luckily, it comes to senior care, today’s older adults have more options than ever before. But with so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to determine […]