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


Leaves are Falling and Tips for Yard Work and In Home Elderly Care

The temperatures are officially dropping. The need for a coat in the evenings and early mornings is becoming unavoidable. The days are getting shorter and chilly nights are growing longer. With winter fast approaching it is time to prepare our homes and yards for the colder air.

Preparing your Seniors Home for Fall and Professional In Home Senior Care

Autumn has finally arrived and the weather is starting to feel a bit cooler. You may notice you can leave your windows open during the day but need them shut at night to stay warm. The days are getting shorter as the sun sets earlier every day. We are quickly approaching the shorter days of winter and there are many things that need to be taken care of to prepare your home for fall. If you have an elderly loved one who may need some assistance with getting their home ready for fall, here are some helpful tips to get you started.

The Importance of a Clean Home and In Home Assisted Living for the Elderly

Just as your eyes are the windows to your soul; your home might also be considered the window to your personality. Keeping a clean home is not just important for aesthetics, but also for safety. A dirty floor littered with clutter is not only unappealing to the eye, but also could pose a tripping hazard. A refrigerator filled with expired food product is not only a waste of money but could pose a health threat if accidentally consumed. There are many reasons why it is important to keep a clean home.

Fun Ways to Remember Special Dates and Dementia and Alzheimers in Home Care

Running around town, trying to keep up with activities for the family can get pretty frantic. It is not unusual for an event to slip a busy person’s mind. Luckily, in this day and age, there are many hi-tech ways to keep on top of special dates and to keep schedules lined up. There are times when even the most organized of schedules can get mixed up.

Helping Seniors Remember Family and In Home Dementia and Alzheimers Care

Alzheimer’s and other dementia related diseases are difficult to learn to cope with. You may have an elderly loved one who has recently been diagnosed with a dementia related disease. They may have good days and other days where they are very agitated because they can’t remember things like they think they should. It’s understandable that it would be very irritating to not be able to recall simple details like they used to.

Keeping Seniors Involved with Dementia and Alzheimers in Home Care

With the start of the school year and the beginning of a new fall season, life can get pretty hectic for most families. There is a lot of involvement in school and extracurricular scheduling of soccer practice, swim lessons and other activities. A lot of the day, you might feel like you’re just running from one location to another without time to take a break and relax. You may be so busy with your family life, that it is hard to remember your elderly loved one might not have as much to do with their time.

Honoring Labor Day and Seniors Do Best with Care Provided in their Homes

Labor Day is considered the unofficial last day of summer and the beginning of a new fall season. The weather starts to feel a bit cooler and the smells of autumn start to surround us. Labor Day means cookouts, pool parties, beach trips, relaxing and taking it easy with friends and family. This leaves one to wonder is that what the holiday is really about? Labor Day honors the social and economic achievements of American workers. Who do you know who has worked harder in their lives to get ahead than your parents and grandparents? Celebrate your aging loved ones’ achievements this year and remind them of their greatest accomplishments.

Homework for Seniors and Projects to Do at Home with In Home Care for the Elderly

School days have started for many communities around the country. Routine of getting up in the morning and preparing for a day of learning has returned. Autumn is fast approaching and crisp weather will soon be upon us. You may feel a little reminiscent about the days when you were in school. Just because you are no longer school age does not mean you can’t continue to learn and participate in educational activities. This is also especially important to remind an elderly loved one who may feel like their days are running into each other that they could really benefit from the joys of learning something new each new day.

Professional In Home Senior Care and Seniors in College. It is Never Too Late.

It’s back to school time of year again. Every day, more and more towns around us are sending their kids back to school. The children have their new backpacks and their first day of school outfits on and are ready for a different adventure. This time of year always seems to bring me back to my school days and memories a fresh start with new teachers in a new classroom. There’s no doubt that this time of year is a bit magical.

A Walk Down Schools Memory Lane and Care for Dementia and Alzheimers Sufferers

It’s back to school season and for many families that means purchasing supplies and new clothes. Gathering school supplies and mentally preparing for the start of daily routine is very important to successfully kick off the new school year. Cooler weather is approaching, the leaves on the trees have a hint of starting to change color, and warmer clothes are on display in stores.

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