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With the winter months and colder weather approaching, it may be a good time to see what you can do to either help yourself or a loved one prepare their home for these months. We have come up with some tips that you can do now and will help put your mind at ease and […]
The dangers of Seniors with Dementia moving out of their homes. Seniors with dementia often have a routine and do better with consistency. Often times they almost become OCD. We had one client that would get very agitated when someone moved something around or off his table. This was his place he sat at every […]
The holiday season is upon us and with that comes gift giving. It may have been easier to find a gift for your loved one before they were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, but now you have a tougher time. You still think of things that they would appreciate before; a new tie, power tools, and tickets to the […]
Preventing Winter Mishaps for Seniors. Most seniors are familiar within their environment. However, when something changes like cold weather, snow or ice, and family outings we must plan. A great start is good nutrition, eating meals that cause less inflammation in the body. Arthritis, stiff joints become worse in winter months supplementing with fish oil […]
There comes a time when it becomes more difficult for family to visit with aging relatives. They tend to visit more when relatives are home vs when they are in facilities. The question is, how can we bridge this gap and make it so you can connect more with your loved one? There are some things you […]
Helicopter Children We all have heard the term “helicopter parents” – overprotective, over-perfecting, over-controlling parents who hover over their children’s constant needs, but do you know there is a new term called “helicopter children?” Due to our aging parental population and the rising cost of healthcare, adult children have become overprotective caregivers who are trying to control their aging parents. The […]
Do these statements sound familiar? ….My loved one is asleep, but now I can’t sleep. ….My doctor has put me on several medications to get to sleep. ….My blood pressure is elevated due to lack of sleep. ….My lack of sleep has caused me to be short tempered. If these statements sound familiar, it may be time to hire […]
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSIDER IN HOME CARE FOR YOUR LOVED ONE? The last time you visited your parents did you find the house with an odor or in disarray? Was the refrigerator empty? Were you concerned that they still had pills in the pillbox? Do they look as if they could use some assistance getting […]