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Mar 1, 2024

3 Ways Private Home Care Saves the Day

2024-03-01T14:04:12-05:00March 1st, 2024|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's, Assisted Living, Blog, Caregivers, Dementia, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Health, Health Care, Holidays, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Home Nursing Care, Love, Senior Health Care, Senior Living, Snow Birds, Veterans|

Aging comes with a unique set of challenges. Life happens and rolling it with it can be a series of struggles and changes. Bringing up private care in the home might be an uncomfortable conversation, but staying at home without safety precautions? That’s definitely a non-starter. Women are leaving the workforce to care for aging parents. The dual responsibilities of [...]

Mar 1, 2024

Home Care: What’s the Difference?

2024-03-01T12:48:37-05:00March 1st, 2024|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's, Assisted Living, Blog, Caregivers, Dementia, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Health, Health Care, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Love, Senior Health Care, Senior Living, Snow Birds, Veterans|

Older adults want to stay at home. Nearly 90% of seniors want to stay at home as they age, making home care services of all kinds necessary to support safety and independence. When you are considering services to help an aging loved one stay at home, get familiar with the services that are available. Also, understanding how they can [...]

Mar 1, 2024

Aging Parents: How to Talk About Help in the Home

2024-03-01T12:26:45-05:00March 1st, 2024|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's, Assisted Living, Blog, Caregivers, Dementia, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Health, Health Care, Holidays, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Love, Senior Health Care, Senior Living, Snow Birds, Veterans|

It can be a challenge to take care of aging parents. Many times, they want to remain independent and refuse additional help. How do you get an aging parent to accept that a little extra help around the home would make everyone’s life easier? Depending on your relationship with your parents, convincing an older person they need [...]

Mar 1, 2024

Preventing Caregiver Burnout

2024-03-01T11:58:27-05:00March 1st, 2024|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's, Assisted Living, Blog, Caregivers, Dementia, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Health, Health Care, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Home Nursing Care, Senior Health Care, Senior Living, Snow Birds, Uncategorized, Veterans|

It’s hard to accept help. Or maybe it’s hard to accept we need help. Either way, the outcome is the same – caregiver burnout is real and affects everyone involved in caregiving. More than one in five Americans are providing care to an adult or child with special needs. Many of those people provide care for an extended period, [...]

Mar 1, 2024

Caregivers, Travel, and Family Holidays

2024-03-01T11:41:33-05:00March 1st, 2024|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's, Assisted Living, Blog, Caregivers, Dementia, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Health, Health Care, Holidays, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Love, Senior Health Care, Senior Living, Snow Birds, Uncategorized, Veterans|

Wanderlust. The itch to travel to far-flung lands and see people and vistas we never thought possible. While France may be a hot ticket for holiday travel worldwide, a person who spends their days as a full-time caregiver is happy just to get to the neighbor’s house for supper on any given Sunday. If you are a full-time [...]

Mar 1, 2024

Beating the Holiday Blues

2024-03-01T11:13:38-05:00March 1st, 2024|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's, Assisted Living, Blog, Caregivers, Dementia, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Health, Health Care, Holidays, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Love, Senior Health Care, Senior Living, Snow Birds, Veterans|

The holidays can be a tough time of year for seniors. Whether they are separated from family by distance or overwhelmed by the increase in daily visitors, older people can find the holidays emotionally difficult. Reminiscing about good times gone by or traditions that have faded away can lead to depression and feelings of isolation. Often referred [...]

Mar 1, 2024

Staying Connected With Aging Parents

2024-03-01T10:36:59-05:00March 1st, 2024|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's, Assisted Living, Blog, Caregivers, Dementia, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Health, Health Care, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Love, Senior Health Care, Senior Living, Snow Birds, Veterans|

It’s tough to stay connected with aging parents who live out of the area. Whether that’s across town or across the country, finding time to have a meaningful exchange with a family member can be a challenge. If you find yourself talking about the weather and the price of gas every time you call, it’s time to [...]

Feb 29, 2024

7 Secrets to Senior Home Safety

2024-03-01T09:49:47-05:00February 29th, 2024|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's, Assisted Living, Blog, Caregivers, Dementia, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Health, Health Care, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Love, Senior Health Care, Senior Living, Snow Birds, Veterans|

Most seniors want to age in place at home. We all get that, right? Home – with our own stuff, familiar surroundings, negotiable floor space (most of the time), and plenty of privacy. But what about when a family has concerns about safety, mobility, and the ability of a loved one to complete activities of daily living? [...]

Feb 28, 2024

Asking for Help Shows Strength

2024-03-01T09:46:41-05:00February 28th, 2024|Aging Seniors, Assisted Living, Blog, Caregivers, Dementia, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Health, Health Care, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Love, Senior Health Care, Senior Living|

Asking for help is not a sign of weakness. (Read that again.) Adult daycare, private duty home care, and assisted living are not the enemy. Caregivers are worthy of the time and energy needed for self-care. Help does not equal failure. How can we make it easier for caregivers to ask for assistance? In general, many people [...]

Feb 27, 2024

5 Benefits of Music for Seniors

2024-02-27T13:44:24-05:00February 27th, 2024|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's, Assisted Living, Blog, Caregivers, Dementia, Elderly Senior Care, Health Care, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Love, Senior Health Care, Senior Living|

There is just something about music. Within the first few notes of a song, we can be transported back to a place and time that we haven’t thought of in years. The beat can move us, body and soul, like nothing else we experience in a day. Music is magic for the older mind. From memories to [...]