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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…

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…
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…
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…
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…