Category Archives: Senior Health & Wellbeing

How to Help a Loved One Receive In Home Care for Veterans

It’s difficult to see seniors who have trouble taking care of themselves independently at home, especially those who have sacrificed so much to serve our country. In home care services can help improve the quality of life for veterans struggling with their own care, but paying for that care isn’t always easy. Many veterans, particularly […]

How to Hire a Private Caregiver with Safety in Mind

Knowing how to hire a private caregiver who is reliable and trustworthy is necessary for families that want to provide their loved ones with the best care. There are a lot of potential private caregivers for hire, and the quality of care they provide isn’t guaranteed if they are not working with an accredited home […]

How to Prepare for Occupational Therapy at Home

In home occupational therapy for seniors can allow your loved one to remain independent in their home. This type of therapy is especially useful for those recovering from a stroke or surgery or who have a cognitive impairment like Alzheimer’s. Most patients who receive occupational therapy struggle with getting fully dressed, taking showers or baths, […]

Tips for Better Communication with Alzheimer’s Patients

Helping people with Alzheimer’s communicate can be challenging, but it can greatly improve their daily lives. Over time, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia diminish a person’s ability to communicate. Everyone’s situation is unique, and changes in communication may not seem different or pronounced during the early stages of Alzheimer’s. As the disease progresses, […]

Why Respite Care for the Elderly Is Important for Caregivers

Caregiving is a full-time job that is often disproportionately placed on the shoulders of family caregivers. In fact, 83% of caregivers providing assistance to seniors and those with chronic conditions are unpaid family members, friends, and neighbors. This report comes as no surprise to family caregivers who shoulder the responsibility of providing care for a […]