Ensure winter senior safety with our caregiver's checklist. From understanding the risks of hypothermia to maintaining adequate home heating, dressing for the cold, and preparing for emergencies, our expert tips prioritize the well-being of your loved ones during the colder months.
Discover a local family caregiver support network in Fairfield and surrounding areas. Navigate the challenges of caregiving with a dedicated support system. Find resources, connect with local caregiver groups, and access tailored assistance for your unique caregiving journey.
When you hire a private aide from Senior Helpers, there are specific tasks and responsibilities they can perform, as well as limitations on their scope of practice. Here are some typical tasks they can do and things they can't do.
Seniors are increasingly falling victim to scams each year, and the rise of phone scams has put them squarely in the crosshairs of swindlers. These fraudulent activities not only rob seniors of their hard-earned money but also erode their trust and sense of security. What's more, the advent of artificial intelligence (AI) and online bots has further compounded the problem, making it imperative for us to take proactive steps to defend our elderly loved ones from these cunning attacks.
As we age, the prospect of retirement becomes both an exciting and daunting reality. Many seniors worry about outliving their savings, but with proper planning and financial guidance, it's possible to enjoy a financially secure retirement. Financial experts have a wealth of advice to offer seniors in this situation, and there are several strategies seniors can employ to ensure they don't outlive their savings. Let's explore these strategies in detail.
When it comes to finding the right caregiver for your loved one, safety and reliability should be your top priorities. While platforms like Facebook might offer a seemingly convenient way to connect with potential caregivers, there are significant risks involved in hiring private aids through such avenues. At Senior Helpers, we prioritize your peace of mind by providing caregivers who are not only compassionate and skilled but also thoroughly vetted, trained, and insured.
At Senior Helpers, we believe in providing compassionate and specialized care for our clients, ensuring that their unique needs are met with warmth and dedication. Many people in the Community are already aware that our core focus has been on dementia care, but we are proud to share that we are equally dedicated to caring for individuals living with Parkinson's disease. This commitment to comprehensive support was reinforced at our recent annual Senior Helpers Conference, where we had the privilege of hosting the incredible Jimmy Choi as our keynote speaker.
Mental wellness in later life is of paramount importance. Let's explore daily practices that can enhance seniors' mental health.
Mental health is an important aspect of overall well-being, particularly in our later years. Here's a look at a few of the most common mental health disorders that seniors face.
Vision impairment does not have to stand in the way of lifelong learning. From podcasts and audiobooks to large-print resources and healthy lifestyle choices, seniors have an array of tools at their disposal.
For seniors, lifestyle changes can be a daunting prospect. By learning how to embrace that change, seniors can experience an enhanced overall quality of life.
Insomnia, the persistent difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, is a common sleep disorder that affects people of all ages. The consequences of insomnia can range from daytime fatigue and irritability to more serious health issues. In this blog, we'll explore the prevalence of insomnia across different age groups, delve into the specific causes of insomnia for teenagers, adults, and seniors, and discuss effective non-medicinal strategies to alleviate sleeplessness. We'll also touch on the role of caregivers from Senior Helpers in managing insomnia.
On the fateful morning of September 11, 2001, the world witnessed an unimaginable tragedy that shook our beloved city of New York and the entire nation. Tim Francis, a Physician Assistant student at the time, was among those who experienced this life-altering event firsthand.
In our pursuit of healthy relaxation techniques and in the practice of Meditation, we renew our sense of personal Worth ! It's important for seniors to understand that retirement doesn't mean the end of learning. Pursuing new interests, hobbies, or skills helps keep the mind active and engaged. This continuous learning can contribute to cognitive health and prevent cognitive decline.
Welcome to New Haven, Connecticut – a vibrant and historic town that seamlessly blends old-world charm with modern vibrancy. Nestled along the picturesque coastline, New Haven is a place of cultural richness, academic excellence, and breathtaking natural beauty. As the proud owner of Senior Helpers, a compassionate provider of Non-Medical Home Care, I can tell you how much I appreciate taking my family to East Rock.
In this article, we’ll discuss the importance of vaccinations for those 65 and older, including why they need them, what they do, and how they can keep seniors healthier, longer.
Senior Helpers Home Care's commitment to providing exemplary services for veterans amplifies this spirit, ensuring that every veteran in the region, including Naugatuck, receives the support they need and deserve. As we celebrate the beauty of a porch that offers a window to nature's wonders, we also celebrate the profound impact that caregivers and compassionate companions can have on the lives of those who have dedicated themselves to serving our country.
The ancient practice of Tai Chi has been shown to have a significant impact on improving balance and preventing falls in seniors. Read on to discover the myriad health benefits of Tai Chi.
Today, we want to shed light on a remarkable structure that stands tall at the border of Monroe and Oxford—the Stevenson Dam. As providers of home care services in these two towns, we have witnessed firsthand the effects of the record-breaking rainfall this summer. Recently, we had the opportunity to capture video footage of the dam after a severe storm.
Here is Frank P. Witek Memorial Park, located on the east side of Derby. As providers of home care services in this wonderful town, we are committed to sharing the beauty and recreational opportunities available in our community. This park is a true gem within Derby, and recently, we had the pleasure of visiting the park's stunning ponds with our two small boys.
Audiobooks offer amazing benefits for seniors. Whether you're resting at home or out enjoying a walk in the park, they offer a great source of entertainment.
While the summer heat can certainly add a few challenges, seniors can keep their gardens flourishing with the right approach—all while keeping themselves safe and healthy.
For seniors seeking low-impact exercises that offer a myriad of benefits, both stretching and yoga stand out as popular options. However, these two activities are often grouped together and their distinct values may be overlooked.
Including your senior loved ones in your family outings is good for their emotional well-being and happiness. However, planning activities that accommodate varying levels of mobility and energy can be challenging.
Seniors’ eyes and skin may be more susceptible to damage, which is why sunglasses can be beneficial for seniors. Here are five benefits to consider.