How to Prepare for a Home Care Medical Emergency

Prepare for a medical emergency

Having an emergency plan prepared is essential while providing home care to seniors. Seniors are increasingly at risk of an accident the older they get, and this is especially true if they have a physical disability. Preparing for a medical emergency and taking steps to prevent accidents will help you be the best prepared if an emergency does occur. Get … Read More

Lifestyle Factors That Improve Brain Health

Improve Senior Brain Health

As we grow older, many of us tend to place greater importance on improving our physical health, which is great! One thing we also should consider is how to improve brain functionality and keep our minds healthy too. For seniors, staying healthy absolutely includes brain health, and you can boost yours by making some simple lifestyle changes! Get Good Sleep … Read More

In Home Care Tips: Creating a Safer Home for Your Aging Loved Ones

In Home Care Tips

If you have a senior loved one living at home, then you know their safety and comfort comes above all else. Seniors who are able to age in their own home surrounded by familiarity have many benefits, but that does not mean they can’t encounter an accident within their home. Helping your senior remain as safe as possible should be … Read More

Ways for Seniors to Stay Active in Colder Months

Senior Staying Active in Colder Months

It tends to be so much easier for seniors to stay active during the warmer season, like spring and summer, than it is when winter comes around. We get it – warmer temperatures mean it is more fun to get outdoors! But that does not mean the winter season has to be boring or you need to be inactive. Below, … Read More

Tips to Care for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Holding Hands with a Senior Loved One

When you learn that your loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, it can be a scary time for the whole family with many unknowns. This is a progressive disease with no cure, and it can affect seniors in many ways. But fortunately, no matter what kind of symptoms your senior will experience, there are specific steps you can … Read More

How to Help Your Senior Plan for the New Year

Senior New Year

The New Year is here, and what better time to reflect on this past year with your senior loved one than right now? 2021 is the chance for a fresh start and implementing new, healthy habits that focus on improving your senior’s overall health and wellness. By putting their goals first, you can help ensure that their needs and desires … Read More

How to Talk to a Loved One or Patient with Dementia

Dementia Care

One of the biggest obstacles you can face while caring for a senior loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease is communication. It can often times be a challenge to have a conversation, since dementia will affect the way a person understands, focuses, and responds. You may find that your senior – or yourself – becomes frustrated trying to communicate, … Read More

How to Recognize Mental Health Problems in the Elderly

how to recognize mental health problems in the elderly

Mental health issues like anxiety and depression are easy to overlook, especially among older adults in senior care. But unfortunately, seniors are commonly victims of mental health struggles and often go untreated. This can have severe side effects on both their body and mind, making it crucial to pick up on the signs of a mental health illness right away. … Read More

How to Keep Seniors Safe During Severe Weather

Senior Safe at Home

We have been experiencing more and more unpredictable and dangerous weather patterns across the United States over the past few years. In an area that is prone to natural disasters, it is important to have a plan to help move your senior loved one to safety at any given time during a weather emergency. For seniors living in a hurricane-prone … Read More

Tips to Help Seniors Reduce Their Fall Risk

Caregiver Helping Senior Down Stairs

A senior falling should not be taken lightly, as they can be a significant health concern. With increasing age, the risk of a fall and injury becomes more probable, and the consequences of a fall can be life-altering and reduce a senior’s independence. It is a good idea to get to know what causes falling so you can take the … Read More