7 Ways to Afford In-Home Care for Elderly

By |2020-07-06T02:57:07+00:00July 6th, 2020|In-Home Senior Care|

It’s no secret that in-home care can be expensive. In fact, according to the National Council on Aging Care, the average cost of 24 hour in-home care is about $4,000 per month. Yet, considering everything going on, with the pandemic, and other health factors, Nursing Home and Assisted Care options seem to be much more [...]

How to Keep Aging Parents Safe While Still Getting Care

By |2020-05-20T16:51:31+00:00May 18th, 2020|Safety|

How to Keep Aging Parents Safe While Still Getting Care  May 18, 2020   We are all aware at just how crazy everything has been for the past 2-1/2 months. Think about this...just 4-1/2 short months ago, January 1st of this year, many of us made resolutions, set goals, and formulated a vision of what [...]

Home Safety Checklist for Seniors

By |2020-01-20T17:14:48+00:00May 17th, 2018|Safety|

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 [...]

Helping Mom Remember: Coping with Dementia

By |2018-01-04T01:48:39+00:00January 4th, 2018|Senior Care, Health Care, Making Life Better|

“Am I 90 Yet? Mom asked. I heard those words many times the last year of mother’s life. My mother’s memory was fading. Nevertheless, she was still sharp in certain areas, for example; remembering her standing Saturday morning hair appointment, biweekly manicure or that I was too slow in picking up her dry cleaning. On [...]

Some ABCs for Every Alzheimer’s Caregiver

By |2017-11-29T16:24:46+00:00November 29th, 2017|Senior Care|

A: Accept that some of the hardest decisions you will ever have to make lie ahead. For example, when does nursing home care become the best or, perhaps, the only option? B: Be a creative problem solver. When I needed Mom to go to daycare, I persuaded her that she would be there to help [...]

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