10 Common Family Caregiver Confessions

Each day, we face new challenges and try, once again, to solve those that keep recurring. Caring for a loved one is trying work, and not every caregiver is able to keep a level head at all times. Moments of sadness, frustration and anger…

Making Home Safer for Seniors

Evaluating a senior’s ability to safely age in place is a complex process. Older adults want to stay in their homes rather than move to assisted living or other adult care communities, however each senior has their own needs and concerns…

Coping with Seniors Who Won’t Accept In-Home Caregivers

Working with our aging family members is scary and stressful for all those involved. We thought today we would share insight from someone who's been there. Carol Bradley Bursack talks openly and candidly about her struggles and maybe it…

When Is it Time to Hire In-Home Care?

Most individuals over age 65 are happy, healthy and fully independent. However, by its very nature, the aging process eventually brings about physical and mental changes that can interfere with an active and self-sufficient lifestyle. A…

Hiring an In-Home Caregiver to Act as the Family Lookout

When caring for a senior, various health conditions can arise that are difficult to detect but often have some key indicators. Mood swings, changes in eating habits, and weight fluctuations. Hallucinations and physical injuries are all…

Tips for Helping Seniors Adjust to a New Caregiver

A successful experience with hiring in-home care involves establishing a trusting relationship with a company and their caregivers. When someone comes into the home to help with personal care tasks, such as bathing and dressing, or even…

9 Common Concerns About Home Care

For many families, in-home care can be a godsend. However, it is natural to be cautious about hiring outside help to care for someone you love. Achieving a realistic understanding of how home care works will enable you to address concerns…

Increase Senior Independence With This Fall Risk Checklist

Preventing falls is an effective way to help seniors stay independent longer. Falls cause serious injuries like hip fractures, broken bones, and head injuries – all of which lead to a decrease in abilities. With more than 1 in 4 seniors…

When They Say NO: 8 Ways To Introduce In-Home Care For Seniors

Seniors often won’t admit they need help, even if they’re struggling with everyday tasks. In-home care can be a sensitive subject that leads to arguments or an immediate shutdown when you bring it up. Your older adult might see it…

How We're Helping During Covid-19

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