Getting old has never been easy. You have to navigate the process of finding the appropriate healthcare resources and the best care services. Despite the challenges, the number of people over 65 years in the United States has risen to 16 % and is projected to rise to 23 percent by 2060.
Seniors want to be able to live safely and comfortably in their homes. And as we get older, our homes must be updated to meet our new needs. Home improvement can often be difficult, time-consuming, and costly. But there are many easy and inexpensive things you can do to make a safer home for seniors.
Crafts can be a perfect, quiet activity to do with seniors. However, keep in mind their fingers may not be as nimble as yours, so you need to use patience. For that reason, some seniors will jump into any craft activity.
The decision to get more help for your parents can be a difficult one to make. Inviting strangers into the house to provide in-home care can be a daunting prospect. However, if you ask the right questions, you can rest assured that you’ll find the perfect agency for your parents.
The professional caretakers at Senior Helpers Chicagoland North/Northwest serving the Deerfield, Highland Park, and Lake Villa areas understand what you are going through. They see first hand just how much the things you do to support aging parents can make a difference in their quality of life.
As your parents age, it can be difficult to know how best to help them live at home. Here are ways that you and your family members can work together to live happy and healthy lives in Lake Forest.
Seniors may be experiencing increased loneliness while they self-isolate or quarantine during social distancing in Lake Forest. Here are 3 ways to help your loved ones stay physically and mentally healthy.
There are many ways to stay connected to your loved one, few are as delightful as a care package. Here's our formula for senior care package success.
When eating a meal becomes a challenge, there are many ways that caregivers can provide support at mealtime for people with dementia.
If your parent wants to stay home as they age, you can empower them to do so. Here are some great tips for taking care of parents aging in place.
Be Aware of Age-Related Disorders and the Best Form of Prevention Certain conditions or disorders can develop as we age that impact our quality of life. In time, this can affect our ability to live independently. “There are numerous conditions that our worth monitoring and may require the help of a caregiver so a senior can live a more productive and active life,” said Director of Operations Mary O’Connor at the Senior Helpers Northbrook office.
Here Are Some Ways to Keep Remembering Things - As seniors grow older, they start to notice some changes in their ability to remember things. Maybe, you went to the kitchen, but can’t remember why you went there. Maybe, you can’t recall the name of the person you’ve known forever.
Make Exercising Part of Your Routine
Your Parents Will Appreciate Your Thoughtfulness
Senior Helpers Points Out How to Know Something Isn’t Right
“Communicating with Loved Ones when They Need Us the Most” was the title of a presentation given to the Rotary Club of Libertyville, on February 27th by Operations Manager Robert Bicanic of the Northbrook-based Senior Helpers office serving the north and northwest suburbs. Bicanic spoke at Lambs Farm in Libertyville focusing on dementia, how it is a growing health problem and what you can do to help your family member with this disease.
Medical Conditions That Can Mimic These Symptoms
Getting Older Brings Senior Health Challenges
There are many things you need to know about hiring an in-home caregiver. Hiring someone to take care of your loved one is not as easy as you may think.
Senior Helpers Reviews the Options: What You Need to Know to Make a Decision
Senior Helpers is Seeking Qualified, Compassionate Individuals to Meet the Needs of Seniors
Hear How Caregivers are Trained to Help Your Loved One With Dementia and/or Parkinson’s
Senior Helpers Points Out Why Your Home is More Than Choosing a Decorating Scheme
The Community is Invited To Use the Free Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Health Material