Posts Categorized: In-Home Care

Mom or Dad Fell Again, How Can I Help?

Nothing is quite as upsetting as learning that your elderly parent has suffered a fall–especially if this isn’t the first incident. Unfortunately, falls are all too common among older adults as strength and balance alter over time. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that between one-third and one-half of all adults in… Read more »

Identifying and Preventing Family Caregiver Fatigue

Although caring for your elderly friend or loved one can be fulfilling, the stressors associated with the additional workload may leave you feeling overwhelmed. Unless you address these feelings, your relationship will begin suffering, and your state of mind and health may start to deteriorate. This eventually leads to family caregiver fatigue. According to estimates… Read more »

7 Home Modifications for the Elderly

According to AARP, 87 percent of adults aged 65 years and older want to remain in their home as they age. It’s a natural inclination—most prefer the comforts of home over new or different environments. “We have attachments to our homes, neighborhoods, friends, families,” says Karen Smith, OT, CAPS, Approved Provider Program Manager Practice Associate… Read more »

Choosing the Right Senior Care Service Provider

Seniors, especially those requiring memory care services, are vulnerable. It’s important they receive trustworthy, experienced and knowledgeable caregiver support. Fortunately, when you are searching senior care services, you’ll quickly find plenty of quality options are available. The choice is yours to choose from trusted friends and relatives, free-lance caregivers or agency professionals. You’ll also be… Read more »