Choosing the best home care agency for your loved one can be challenging- especially when it’s being done from a distance. Using these tips will help ensure that yours receives the nurturing that she deserves.
As a concerned family member, knowing if-and-when an aging loved one needs help around the home isn’t always easy. Here are 5 warning signs that it might be time to have “the talk” about home care with your senior.
Everyone needs a care insurance coverage. This is important to even for those who are in perfect health and think might need the services of assisted healthcare. Having long-term insurance health care guarantees you care services without having to stress about the financial expenses. Life insurance is not the same as care insurance. Long-term healthcare [...]
As our loved ones age, they often experience normal changes in their sleeping patterns. This includes becoming sleepy at an earlier time, waking up at an earlier time or enjoying a less deep sleep. But when it comes to disturbed sleep, waking up tired every day and other symptoms of insomnia, these are not a [...]
Whether your loved one is elderly or disabled, it can be hard to know when to ask for help. In society, we are taught that asking for help is a sign of weakness that results in embarrassment. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. If one of your loved ones is facing difficulty due [...]
As we get ready for the holidays, there are some potential safety problems you and your loved ones should avoid. It is common for younger and healthier family members to not consider the nutritional and environmental issues when they invite an older adult to a function. Reflexes diminish and health issues make us prone to [...]
There are special considerations that must be taken in order to ensure that homes are safe for your loved ones. Things that once might have proved to be a minor nuisance can become hazardous. You should consider looking into these details to help ensure that a home is safe for your loved one so that [...]
Seniors and people with illnesses come to a point when they are no longer capable of taking care of themselves. As a result, it is our responsibility as relatives and family members to offer the best care for them. We are not able to stay by our loved ones at all times due to our [...]
The process for transitioning into life with home care services can be intimidating. Your parents may resist a new caregiver, feel a loss of freedom, or may not think they need assistance. However, it is important to still have that conversation and be honest about why home care services really is the best move for [...]
There is no doubt that watching your loved ones struggle with dementia can be difficult. Dementia can cause anger and frustration as seemingly simple tasks become immense challenges. While there is no cure for dementia, there is new technology that can help make the day to day life of living with dementia a little bit [...]