Wellness as We Age

KalenaHealthy Diet for Seniors, Senior Home Care - For Independent Living

Meal Prep

Wellness is composed of a variety of aspects, each equally important as we age. CareAparent recognizes daily activity and lifestyle habits can play a major role to maintain independence and safety in the home. Nutrition: Keeping a consistent, healthy diet promotes independence in the home as it relates to strength, energy, and overall quality of life. Poor nutrition and lack … Read More

National Home Safety and Awareness Month

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Home Safety for Seniors

Safety for our clients who live independently is a priority for CareAparent. It’s important to understand and recognize healthy aging includes being aware of safety risks in the home and taking measures to prevent falls or accidents. Home safety or potential hazards sometimes go unnoticed as you or your loved one ages, particularly if the condition has been in your … Read More

When the Future Becomes Now: Care and Finances

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When the Future Becomes Now: Care and Finances Many would prefer to deny their loved one’s age. However, when it comes to financial planning, thinking of the future becomes essential for all parties involved. Some families may have already started providing financial or personal assistance to a loved one. However, as one continues to age the need for assistance steadily … Read More

Is It Time for In-Home Care? Recognizing the signs.

KalenaAlzheimer's Disease, Home Care for Seniors, Senior Home Care - For Independent Living

As we ourselves age, so too do our parents. As adults we often find ourselves becoming the caretakers of others, paying back the loving dedication and care we received as children. Aging parents, however, can sometimes present unique challenges that you may not be equipped to handle. While caring for a loved one can be a rewarding and unique bonding … Read More

Top Five Concerns About Hiring Home Care for a Loved One

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Thousands of families across the country are faced with decisions about finding care for a parent or loved one. These decisions may include whether to hire an agency to come into the home of a parent or loved one to provide care or services.  The decision to hire home care is largely based on a parent or loved one’s needs … Read More

50 First Times Meeting a Parent: Learning to Live in the Moment

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There are many things that make the heart ache when you have a parent or loved one who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. The worst of them is when your parent or loved one no longer recognizes your face and does not know who you are. Each time you visit a parent or loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, you carry a … Read More

Caring for Your Aging Parent Series

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Fall Activity Ideas for Seniors Whether you are providing constant care for an aging parent, sharing the responsibilities with family members, or are simply needing to stop over more and more frequently to check on a parent’s general welfare or physical condition, once happy visits can become difficult and strained.  This is a very normal evolution because rather than simply … Read More