Companion Care Is A Necessary Service For Seniors

Senior woman holding hands with caregiver

Our senior population is aging and this population has an increased life expectancy year over year. While it is incredible that adults can expect to live longer, it is the quality of those years that really matters.  Caring for seniors can be difficult in a lot of ways. For caretakers, it can be financially stressful, […]

The Importance of the Client-Caregiver Relationship

Female Caregiver with elderly woman.

When it comes to in-home caregiving, finding the right care provider for those you love can be stressful. Choosing to place a senior in home care is a big decision, and must be made with great care and consideration for both the physical and emotional needs of the client.  Think about it: you’re finding a […]

When It’s Time to Find a Home Caregiver

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As our loved ones age, everyday tasks can become challenging. The question can start to enter your mind – when is it time to find an in-home caregiver for your elderly loved one? Here are some signs that it might be time to find support for senior in-home care. If your relationships with your parents […]

In-Home Care Protects Mental Health

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It’s projected that roughly 11-18% of people suffer from some form of mental illness or disorder. Mental health issues can happen at any age, and in any situation. That being said, older people tend to be more prone to developing a mental illness than their younger counterparts. This is due to many factors, some of […]

Tips For Managing Multiple Medications

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If your elderly loved one seems to have enough medications to fill a pharmacy, you’re not alone. Older people typically have multiple medications to combat various medical conditions. Some medications (such as vitamins or allergy pills) can be forgotten without major consequences. Other types like blood thinners, cholesterol, and heart medications must be taken every […]

Medical Conditions That Seniors Should Watch For

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After decades of protecting us from illness, our immune system tends to slow down and we may be more susceptible to diseases or medical conditions. Our bodies are incredible machines, but wear and tear over time can take a toll. There are far more health concerns for seniors than there are for younger adults simply […]

Fun Activities Caregivers Can Do With Seniors

Senior Man Playing Chess

In-home caregivers are hired to help senior citizens complete daily tasks that have become a struggle for them. The job doesn’t stop there though; caregivers act as companions and form tight bonds with their clients. There are plenty of small things your caregiver can do to help your loved one have fun. Unlike assisted living […]

5 Reasons to Choose In-Home Care

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Completing daily tasks can get harder as seniors age. As bodies age, they get weaker, and moving around can be tricky. Family members often look for options for senior or elderly care and are overwhelmed with their choices. Over the last several years, the most popular choice has switched to in-home care rather than assisted […]

Ways Seniors Can Stay Active At Home

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As we age, we must make changes to our lifestyle in order to stay safe and healthy. Seniors tend to be more prone to injuries and accidents because their bodies are more frail. However, there are plenty of ways to stay active at home that will keep your loved one in top shape. The more […]

5 Interesting Facts About Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of seniors around the world. Alzheimer’s is a specific form of dementia, a degenerative brain condition that results in loss of memory, confusion, and is ultimately fatal. Alzheimer’s is a very complex disease that seems to affect each patient differently. As such, it is still largely misunderstood, even within the medical […]