Top Safety Tips for Home Care Professionals

By |2019-04-15T16:50:50-06:00March 21st, 2019|

When providing home health care, you will be entering into your client's home and working one-on-one with them. Often times, you will be responsible not only for observing any health risks or dangerous arrangements in the home but also for protecting yourself from any potential dangers. Unlike being in an assisted living setting, you [...]

In-Home Care is an Effective Alternative for Aging Seniors

By |2019-04-15T16:51:15-06:00March 20th, 2019|

There are over 45 million Americans that are considered seniors, or over the age of 65. According to the US Census Bureau, by the year 2060, this number will more than double, to over 98 million. It is projected that 19 million of those seniors will be age 85 or older. As all of [...]

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 [...]

Benefits for Senior Veterans & In-Home Care

By |2019-04-15T17:21:47-06:00March 6th, 2019|

Our Veterans put their lives on the line to serve and protect our county. They fought for our freedoms and helped to defend our democracy and our rights. We owe them a lifetime of gratitude. Many of the amazing veterans who defended our country are now seniors and are in need of care and [...]

How to Put Your Senior Loved One’s Affairs in Order

By |2019-04-15T17:22:33-06:00March 5th, 2019|

As difficult as it is to start a conversation about end of life, getting affairs in order before death does not have to be a monumental task. It is not something that you sit down one weekend and do. While parents are still in control of their mental faculties, adult children should approach them, treading [...]

What to Do When Your Elderly Parents Refuse Home Care

By |2019-04-15T17:25:50-06:00March 3rd, 2019|

It can be very disturbing when elderly parents will not cooperate in order to assure their well-being. When an elderly parent refuses help, adult children often become frustrated and angry and sometimes just give up. That is not an appropriate solution for either the child or the parent. Aging parents want to be acknowledged [...]