Posts By: Georgetown Home Care

What do you think? Elders, Oldsters, Old-Timers?

A few weeks ago we came across an interesting article in the Washington Post titled, “Elders, oldsters and old-timers: What’s your preferred term for ‘senior citizen’?” While it does touch on an interesting and important topic, the article is lighthearted and brings out a few laughs. Going by the consensus determined by the research I… Read more »

The Test – At Home Dementia Test

Today in the US, it is estimated that four million Americans currently suffer from Alzheimer’s (AD) or a related form of dementia. Nearly 10 percent of all people over age 65 and up to half of those over age 85 are thought to have AD or another form of dementia. Currently the only way to… Read more »

Elderly with Flu Symptoms – What can you do?

Finally! We are seeing some sun peak through the clouds today in the DC metro area. Unfortunately, we are not quite through with flu season.  Recently, the Senior’s Choice came out with some good tips for the elderly population on how to catch flu symptoms early if you have them, as well as different ways… Read more »

Aging Parents – Home Care Plan

Many adult children are currently in the midst of a career, a growing family, and the balancing act of finding time to squeeze everything in. In many cases, their own parents are still in good health and the idea of having a plan for the future in regards to help for their parents is fleeting… Read more »

Weekend Activities for Adults

The weather is finally letting up! We figured since it is going to be such a nice weekend we would give you some suggestions on outside activities in the area, as well as a few other cultural activities that just seem great. Check out these 2 website that have some fun ideas for weekend activities… Read more »