Senior – Game Time

When my mother started to slip cognitively her doctor recommended we play basic, brain stimulating games to help slow the pace of decline. Our family favorite game was Yahtzee. Yahtzee can be a high energy game of basic strategy and elementary level counting. We witnessed our mom’s level of engagement tick up when we played… Read more »

How Much Does Home Health Care Cost?

While the care of parents or other senior loved ones is the ultimate priority, the cost of the care they require is often a close second. The good news is that home health care costs considerably less than the cost associated with nursing homes or assisted living facilities. So, how much does home health care… Read more »

10 Creative Ideas To Keep Seniors Active

As people age, they sometimes grow less active, exercising far less than when they were younger. This may occur because they have aches and pains that limit movement, for example or because they feel socially isolated and lack friends to exercise with. However, staying fit means seniors can continue with their daily activities and remain… Read more »

At Home Care Services Guide

The terms, “home healthcare,” “in-home care” or “at home care” are all comprehensive, umbrella terms that comprise a wide range of services and offerings available to seniors or housebound individuals. From a dedicated driver who comes to drive a client to a weekday appointment or social activity, to meal preparation, hygiene care, or even 24-hour… Read more »

Safety Behind The Wheel

Many of our clients ask us how to determine if their senior loved one is still capable of getting behind the wheel. As you can imagine that is a very difficult question to answer and no two seniors’ situations are the same.  Taking away their ability to drive means taking away their independence.  Age should… Read more »