6 Things to Consider About Aging at Home for Seniors

By |2019-04-15T16:51:39-06:00March 18th, 2019|

The aging-in-place movement has added a whole new level of independent living options for seniors that don’t exist in the nursing home model of senior care. To be sure, many seniors prefer to stay at home during their golden years. Indeed, their health and well-being can thrive when they are allowed to live out [...]

Why Hire In-Home Care for Seniors? | Benefits of In-Home Care

By |2019-04-15T17:04:01-06:00March 16th, 2019|

When you have a loved one who is requiring more assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), it can be challenging. It is difficult to balance all of your commitments while still providing quality care to your senior family member. Plus, often, your senior family member may not want help from you. They may [...]

What Do Seniors Want & Need From Their Adult Children?

By |2019-04-15T17:06:55-06:00March 11th, 2019|

As parents age, the relationship between them and their adult children often comes to a bit of a crisis. Roles start reversing, and this can cause some tension and confusion. Relationships that were clear and comfortable may no longer be so; those that were already problematic may come to a boiling point. Or, aging [...]

Is Home Care Right for My Senior Loved One? When to Choose In-Home Care

By |2019-04-15T17:21:07-06:00March 7th, 2019|

There often comes a time when adult children or another family member might have to make different living and/or care arrangements for their aging parent, grandparent, aunt or sibling. Sometimes the spouse is still capable of handling any of these common changes, and the rest of the family should still include them fully in [...]

What is the Difference Between Medical Care and Companion Care for Seniors?

By |2019-04-15T18:11:03-06:00February 27th, 2019|

 Facing the realization that an aging parent or loved one requires assistance to remain independent in their home can be difficult. Providing the care ourselves is often something we would like to do. But, often this becomes difficult with the responsibilities of job, family and other life commitments competing for our time. Living far [...]

9 Inexpensive Products that Make Life Easier for Seniors

By |2019-02-19T15:30:34-06:00February 20th, 2019|

Daily living for seniors is chock-full of small moments. There are moments of joy, moments of reflection, and sometimes, moments of adventure. Inevitably, there are even frustrating moments, usually resulting from limitations. It’s common for everyday tasks to become a little more difficult as people age, and if you are less seasoned, you should [...]

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Top Assistive Devices to Keep Seniors on Their Feet

By |2018-11-13T15:30:05-06:00November 13th, 2018|

It’s inevitable: As we age, assistive devices and in-home medical equipment may be required in order to continue our activities of daily living (ADLs). Although some of these tools will be recommended by a doctor, there are several assistive devices you can invest in if you see that range of motion, stability, mobility, or [...]

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Activities of Daily Living: What are ADLs and IADLs?

By |2018-10-24T17:34:33-06:00September 25th, 2018|

  Many individuals who work in the aging field, will ask you whether you or a loved one needs help with “ADLs” or “IADLs”. You will find the definition of ADLs and IADLs below: ADLs -  Activities of Daily Living IADLs - Instrumental Activities of Daily Living These terms represent essential life tasks that [...]