March 13, 2017

Now that the weather is becoming warmer, it is time to get busy putting the house back in order after a long, rainy winter. For older adults, spring cleaning is often an annual ritual that helps clear the home of clutter while eliminating allergens. However, seniors al...

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 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...

April 25, 2016

 

One might think that caring for aging parents is something that would come naturally; after all, they’re your parents and you’ve had a relationship with them for years. Many people are also eager to give back to parents who gave so much love to them throughout their c...

April 20, 2016

Caring for an elderly parent is a just one of the ways you can give back some of the love they provided when you were growing up. Moving elderly parents into your home is a way of honoring the full circle of life, as the child becomes the caregiver to the parents. Whil...

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