In-home care is unfamiliar territory for many seniors and their families. It’s understandable why receiving care is hard to accept after a lifetime of taking care of themselves and others. Unfortunately, their opposition does not change the need for care. Here are some common concerns seniors have regarding in-home care and strategies you can use to address them. “I … Read More
12 Tips on Activities for People with Alzheimer’s Disease
12 Tips on Activities for People with Alzheimer’s Disease It can be extremely difficult to care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, much less to find ways to engage them physically, mentally, and emotionally. However, we can and should continue to connect with them even though their condition may make it hard. Read these tips on how to improve … Read More
Companionship During the Holiday Season
Companionship During the Holiday Season Some of our dearest memories include holidays spent with loved ones. Familiar sights and scents of the season are warm reminders of blissful gatherings we’ve shared. But some people can feel a sense of isolation amid the festivities. Ironically, the hustle and bustle of preparing for family get-togethers can prevent us from slowing down and … Read More
In-Home Health Care vs. In-Home Caregiving – What’s the difference?
Very few things are really “one size fits all” and nowhere is that truer than in how we age. One can meet a 50-year-old woman who considers herself a “little old lady” and another who is closing in on 70, with no desire to retire from work. So, when age-related challenges bring the person or family to looking at “getting … Read More