Home Safety Checklist for Seniors

By | 2018-05-17T12:14:21+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Senior Care|

It is important that, when our loved ones are home, they are safe. The trouble is, there are potential hazards lurking in the very homes that are supposed to provide comfort. That's why we developed this Home Safety Checklist, so you can quickly and easily address the most common safety hazards in your aging loved [...]

Alzheimer’s: Stepping Into The Leadership Role

By | 2018-04-24T22:52:54+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Senior Care, Making Life Better, In-Home Senior Care, Caregiver|

Since the person with AD no longer possesses the mental skills to be completely independent, a special brand of leadership is called for. At least one person must assume overall authority for ensuring the well-being of the person with AD but it is best to include others too if at all possible. Much work is [...]

Today’s Caregiver Family Checklist

By | 2018-04-24T22:57:42+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Senior Care, Making Life Better|

All bank accounts, account numbers and types of accounts and the location of banks. Insurance Company, policy number, beneficiary as stated on the policies and type of insurance (health, life, long term care, automobile, etc). Deed and titles to ALL property. Loan/lien information, who holds them and if there are any death provisions. Social Security [...]

Home Elevators Supporting a Caregiver Environment

By | 2018-04-24T22:49:18+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Senior Care, Making Life Better, Safety|

A revolution in home mobility In-home non-medical care can immediately enhance lifestyle, improve independence and take pressure off the main caregiver. Increasingly popular with people who find themselves or family members less mobile through accident, ageing, illness or disability, are a new-age of home elevators which can offer a safe and elegant alternative to the [...]

Seniors and Medications

By | 2018-04-24T22:58:38+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Senior Care, In-Home Senior Care, Caregiver|

Caregivers are often the first line of defense in protecting the elderly and infirm – especially when it comes to making sure medications are obtained and taken properly. Senior citizens are the fast-growing sector of the population, and age often leads to the need for many medications to treat many conditions and chronic diseases. Each [...]

Embracing Alzheimer’s Disease

By | 2018-03-28T17:09:49+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Senior Care, Health Care, In-Home Senior Care|

A friend who works in a special needs classroom at our middle school was talking about a delightful new student they have in their program this year. She mentioned that in spite of his challenges, the student is a content, personable, and humorous young man who is a joy to be with. “His parents really [...]

10 Government Resources Every Caregiver Should Know About – AgingCare.com

By | 2018-03-26T18:58:18+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Senior Care|

Caring for an aging loved one can test your budget as much as your patience and endurance. Fortunately, there are federal, state and even local government programs that can help you make ends meet, find and afford care for your loved one and even obtain respite care for yourself. Here is a guide to the [...]

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