The majority of senior citizens prefer to remain in their homes as they get older. They don't want to leave their homes for many different reasons. Unfortunately, at a certain point, seniors simply are unable to take care of themselves the way that they once were able to, which creates a problem for their loved ones who want the best for them. Luckily, there is a solution that solves the problem for everyone: in-home senior care.
12 July 2021
If you discover that your home has been infiltrated by mold, you should have some grave concerns. After all, the presence of mold can have a significant impact on your health. Even people who are healthy can react to mold, let alone people who are already receiving medical treatment. Should you remove mold? These are just a few reasons why you must take this step. Cold Symptoms Sneezing and a runny nose are common symptoms associated with mold.
11 May 2021
Dealing with diabetes isn't easy for anyone, and it only gets more difficult if it progresses to a worse level. If you or a loved one are struggling with this disease, it's a good idea to get help from a medical professional. However, simply going to the doctor's office or the ER every time there's an issue isn't practical. Here's why in-home care is the best option for dealing with this condition.
25 February 2021
People often associate being unable to go up and down stairs as an issue that affects the elderly. However, you could discover that you can no longer access other levels of your home at any age if you experience a significant lower-body injury. Whether you've got a broken leg or had knee surgery, you could be facing a lengthy recovery that makes it hard to manage your daily tasks. While you are putting together your at-home care plan, keep these benefits of stairlifts in mind for helping you overcome challenges as you heal.
2 December 2020
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease is not easy. Even if you have a nurse or in-home caregiver helping you out a few days a week or a few hours a day, the time that you personally spend caring for your family member can be mentally and emotionally draining. But it does not have to be this way. There are ways to make the whole process easier on you as a caregiver.
15 September 2020
If you currently provide care for your loved one, you might wonder if you benefit from live-in care. Live-in care can help you and your loved one, which makes it seem like a great addition to your routine. If you are the full-time provider for your loved one, you have the option to pursue professional help that takes your place. Not sure what a live-in care provider can do for you?
28 July 2020
Has your parent finally agreed to let someone come into his or her home each week to provide senior care services? If you have tried convincing your parent for a long time and he or she now agrees, you should move quickly to hire a company before your parent changes his or her mind. Before you hire a company, though, here are some vital questions to ask to ensure that you find the best company for your parent's needs.
11 February 2020
In-home care services can make a big difference in the health and safety of a loved one who is living at home alone. When you have a loved one who needs help in the home in order to get their needs met, good communication regarding care needs and day-to-day happenings in the home is an essential component to good care. A notebook in the home to address any concerns, a daily schedule on the wall to provide a continuity of care, and a list of the people taking care of your loved one as well as contact information all in one place is going to make communication easier.
27 September 2019
If you have an elderly parent who is no longer able to live on their own or fully take care of themselves, you may have moved them into your home so that you can help and keep an eye on them. However, if you are doing most of the work yourself, you may be having difficulty keeping up with their needs while trying to take care of your own. If so, look for the following signs that it's time to seek help with caring for your elderly parent in your home.
1 May 2019
If your elderly parent needs assistance for his or her activities of daily living, then hiring home health aides may be an option. Whether the home health aide comes and goes, or you hire live-in home health aides, there are a few things you will need to discuss with him or her about your parent's medical condition. Here are three important things to discuss with your loved one's home health aides and why it is so important to do so.
30 September 2018