Once you’ve selected a reputable provider, getting the most out of your home care experience as days transition into months – and even years – takes planning and perseverance.
As someone providing nonmedical care to others, each day as a professional caregiver brings new fulfillment opportunities along with the occasional challenges.
Recuperating from a surgical procedure does take time, specifically for older individuals. Not only do older bodies require a longer period of time to mend, but there are additional concerns that may arise: reduced mobility, [...]
Is your aging loved one taking part in activities on a routine basis, or is he/she stuck in a rut that generally includes TV-watching, eating, and sleeping? Particularly during this time of quarantining and solitude, [...]
An incredible number of people in the United States have found themselves in the position of providing senior care for an older family member. Even though serving as a family caregiver is very satisfying in [...]
Fairly recently, it seemed as though there was just no other alternative for aging adults with care needs than to make the move to a nursing home or assisted living facility. Many people believe this [...]
It’s an undeniable fact: the great majority of today’s older adults would rather age at home instead of making the move to a nursing home or assisted living facility. And for good reason: home care [...]
It’s hard to believe it, but the holiday season is once again upon us, which means that it is also an ideal time for a “holiday reality check.” If you have not seen your aging [...]
While COVID-19 continues to dominate our overall health concerns, it’s important to remember that other illnesses can be equally as dangerous, particularly for older adults. Flu season has arrived, and it’s time to make sure [...]
If you were to name the top 5 emotions you experience in caring for aging parents, what would they be? Maybe you would first think of emotions like love, compassion, and sometimes, even exhaustion or [...]