Welcome to the Senior Helpers Blog!

Here you will find helpful tips, loving advice, and useful information to make caring for an aging loved one a bit easier.

If We Keep Seniors Front & Center, All we Can Do is Right

I was recently reminded that October is Patient-Centered Care Month. This resonated with me because I often talk about seniors being the center of OUR universe here at Senior Helpers Boston and South Shore, and I was more than curious as to how our approach to caregiving aligned with the “patient-centered care” model popularized in the broader healthcare system.

Training the Angels: Finding Those to Do the Amazing

As Owner of Senior Helpers Boston and South Shore, no one needs to give me a primer on the impact of professional caregivers. In my opinion it is one of the hardest jobs in the world. I know this because it’s my job to find, recruit, develop, train and empower a broad team of talent to caregive for a diverse group of clients I have the privilege of serving in more than 75 communities in and around Greater Boston. They are both my and your angels.

Navigating the Journey of Aging

August is Legacy Month, a good time to reflect on the power of looking both back AND forward

Caught in The Middle

Caught in the middle is not the same as being caught off guard. Thoughts for my Sandwich Generation.

Why "Aging Out Loud" Takes Communities of Care

As owner of Senior Helpers Boston I love the fact that there’s an “Older American Month”, and this year’s theme is “Age Out Loud”. It speaks volumes about our seniors, the control they continue to exercise over their lives, and about the communities that care about them.

The Urgency Under The Hood

Because We Owe It To Seniors to Steer Them Wisely

"Going Home Safe" The New Art & Science to Recovery at Home

Rethinking The Critical 30 Days Post Discharge

When Navigating the Most Important Journey of All

Why the Combination of Personal Support and Hospice Matters

Safely Stepping Into Spring

I saw the first flower peek through the ground in my yard this weekend so I guess it is safe to say Spring is here. As the weather warms and the sun is brighter it is a great time to enjoy the outside. Last month I wrote about being healthy, dressing for success and organizing after the winter. I had a conversation with one of my fellow owners in Senior Helpers last week and we both had noticed an increase in slips and falls as our clients sought to take advantage of the outside in Spring of last year.

Medication Reminders with Senior Helpers

Medication setup is a topic we often discuss with our clients. I came across an excellent article on medication management this weekend I wanted to share. This is a topic of great importance for several reasons.

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