1 04, 2023

Creating a Dementia-Friendly Living Space

By |2023-04-21T11:51:33-04:00April 1st, 2023|Dementia|

When an elderly loved one is diagnosed with dementia, it can be overwhelming for both the patient and their family. As a caregiver, you want to do everything you can to ensure your loved one's safety and comfort, but it can be difficult to know where to begin. According to the Alzheimer's Association, six out of ten people living with dementia will wander, and many will become lost.  Creating a dementia-friendly living [...]

1 03, 2023

All You Need To Know About In-Home Care For Veterans

By |2023-04-21T11:50:21-04:00March 1st, 2023|Senior Care|

Veterans make up nearly 7% of the US population. Many of these people have serious physical and mental health problems, chronic conditions, and disabilities that affect their mobility, cognitive skills, and overall quality of life.  Particularly, the risk of Alzheimer’s is significantly higher among veterans compared to the general population. Data shows that nearly 170,000 veterans were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2021, and this number is expected to increase steadily in the [...]

1 02, 2023

Caring for Aging Parents When Your Siblings Disagree

By |2023-05-17T11:14:22-04:00February 1st, 2023|Caregivers|

Caring for aging parents is an issue that can cause tension among family members. Even siblings who get along otherwise might bitterly disagree with each other when it comes to caring for a parent. If left unresolved, these disagreements can cause old resentments to flare up and turn into a full-blown conflict, which can worsen what might already be an extremely stressful situation.  Common Issues Related to Caring for Aging Parents Different [...]

1 01, 2023

Telehealth: How It Can Make Your And Your Senior’s Life Easier

By |2023-02-28T09:53:07-05:00January 1st, 2023|Home Care|

Telehealth means “healing at a distance.” It’s the mechanism that delivers patient-centered healthcare services remotely to individuals where they live. For people facing significant physical and financial barriers to access the healthcare support they need and deserve, this is a highly effective and accessible solution. How Does Telehealth Work? With Telehealth, you only need a computer or mobile device and a reliable Wi-Fi connection to remotely consult with a doctor. If you’re [...]

1 12, 2022

How To Take The Keys Away From Aging Parents

By |2022-12-08T08:53:01-05:00December 1st, 2022|Senior Care|

It's a misconception that parents automatically become worse drivers as they get older. Knowing this, if you have reason to believe that an elderly loved one can no longer drive effectively, putting their safety first is the right thing to do. While it's understandable if you are uncertain about what action to take, ignoring the warning signs that an elderly driver might be unfit to get behind the wheel can have serious [...]

8 11, 2022

Realities of Family Caregiving

By |2023-02-27T11:01:50-05:00November 8th, 2022|Caregivers|

November is Family Caregiving Month, the perfect time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. There are an estimated 53 million unpaid family caregivers in the U.S. today - up almost 25% from 2015. We expect this number to continue to grow over the next decade. Seeing a loved one suffer, change, and not be the person you remember can be extremely difficult. And, while many caregivers report feeling a [...]