February 7, 2017

The life of a home caregiver is filled with many potential rewards. Most home caregivers receive a calling at some point in their lives to help others. Providing home care to those in need allows caregivers to answer this calling while receiving both personal and finan...

January 17, 2017

Home caregiving is more than just taking care of the physical needs of a senior or person with disabilities. A good home caregiver provides encouragement, fosters a bond with the senior in their care, and in many ways becomes like part of the family. The best professio...

November 22, 2016

There are about 65 million caregivers in the United States looking after aging loved ones, seniors, or people with disabilities, with a further 5 million professional caregivers. Family caregivers spend around 20 hours per week caring for their loved ones, and the care...

July 12, 2016

As we get older, we become more sensitive to heat and sun damage. In America, almost 200 people die every summer due to health problems caused by high humidity and heat, most of whom are older than 50 years.
 
Why are seniors more at risk? Our bodies undergo physical c...

June 29, 2016

Spending time with your parents or grandparents over the holidays can be quite fun – you can spend quality time together while also resting.
 
Keep in mind that vacationing with seniors does have its limitations. Seniors can’t always visit the same places a young famil...

June 22, 2016

It is painful to witness the deterioration of a loved one suffering from dementia. It’s easy to feel disconnected since dementia changes the patient while we stay the same. Although it’s difficult, just remember the person you love and have a history with is still in t...

June 17, 2016

Choosing a home care agency is a big decision. People require homes care services for a variety of reasons, and it’s important to find a good home care agency that fits with your specific needs. Whether you need senior care, caregiving for people with disabilities, or...

June 13, 2016

Home caregiving is more than a job, it’s a vocation that requires a demanding repertoire of qualities. Home caregivers need to be understanding, patient, kind, and giving in all facets of their care. While rewarding, this means that home caregiving can cause burnout if...

May 9, 2016

 

Home care services allow people to heal or age comfortably in the familiar surroundings of their home environment. There are many benefits to this and one is that home caregiving allows people to maintain the connection they have with their animal companions.

When ho...

May 4, 2016

 

There are many situations where a loved one can benefit from home care services. Sometimes, it’s a case of caring for your aging parents, even moving them into your own home. In other scenarios, you may have a child with disabilities, or you yourself may have disabili...

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