Dealing With Negative Elderly Parents

It’s hard enough watching our parents get older. As age and ailments start to take away their health, their independence, and sometimes even the memories and cognitive functions that make them who they are, it can break our hearts. However,…
What Its Like To Be Old

What It's Like To Be Old

How does it feel to be old? It isn't something we can fully understand until it happens to us. As caregivers, we've all felt the frustration when dad can't hear at all, but pretends to follow every word of a conversation, or mom gets dressed…
Caring for Elderly Parents

A Guide To Caring For Elderly Parents

Aging is a fact of life. As adult children, when imagining our parents as seniors, we may not fully comprehend the extent to which their aging will affect them. Indeed, if they are already seniors and still in good health we may not feel…
Stages of Dementia

7 Stages Of Dementia & How To Prepare for Parents With It

Caring for someone with dementia doesn’t come naturally and isn’t easy. There are unfamiliar behaviors to manage, big decisions to make, and lots of emotions to work through. That’s why it’s essential to learn tried-and-true…
Professional Homemaker Services

Get Back On Track With Homemakers Services

For some seniors, their health is hardly a concern at all. They don’t seem to have any trouble with anything. For others, they appear to be in perfect health until a sudden health problem arises and changes everything. But for many seniors,…
Companion Care Health Goals

Companion Care For Your 2020 Health Goals

There's no better time than the start of a new year to chart a course for a healthier lifestyle. People are living longer than ever, and the goals accomplished right now can have a dramatic impact on your lifespan and quality of life. Whether…
Aging Well

7 Habits To Adopt So You Age Well (and how we can help)

Healthy Habits are as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. Growing older affects nearly every part of your body—including your hair, skin, heart, muscles, and more—but aging well may be as simple as adopting…
Home Health Care

Home Health Care Frequently Asked Questions

Is Home Health Care the Same as Home Care No, home health care is very different than home care. While the two services sound similar (both take place at a patient's home or residence), home health is managed by licensed medical…
Benefits of Home Health Care

The Benefits of Home Health Care During the Holidays

Home health care is a service received by roughly 12 million elderly and disabled individuals each year. These services give a wide range of support from light housekeeping to necessary medical care. Their help is always valuable. It…
Aging Parents and Kids

What Aging Parents Want From Their Kids

There’s a fine line between caring and controlling—but older adults and their grown children often disagree on where it is. In a 2004 study, two professors from the State University of New York at Albany, the public-health professor…