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  • Professional In Home Care and Safe Summer Activities

    July 27, 2021

    Since it is the middle of the summer, it is important to find safe summertime activities for your senior loved one to enjoy.  When the sun is shining high and bright in the sky, and the heat feels oppressive, make it a day to organize some scrapbooks and share some family memories indoors with the air conditioning on to keep cool.  

  • Dementia and Alzheimer's Care and Effective Communication

    July 22, 2021

    When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementia related disease, your family may worry about the best option for care for an elderly loved one.   Although traditional forms of dementia and Alzheimer’s care typically focused on the impaired person, Senior Helpers of Florence, 859-283-5500, understands the importance of broadening to include the family as well.

  • In-Home Veterans Care

    July 9, 2021

    If your veteran loved one has become frailer and requires personal care assistance, it is possible that your loved one can keep their dignity and remain in the privacy of their beloved home with the help of a compassionate caregiver from Senior Helpers of Florence.  When the decision about proper assistance for a veteran loved one becomes your responsibility, you may worry which is the best option. 

  • Senior Independence

    July 2, 2021

    Many seniors currently live active lifestyles and wish to remain a part of their social circles and participate in local events.  Some medications and dementia related diseases may make driving unsafe.   A trusted caregiver from Senior Helpers can provide the transportation to and from local events, appointments, and shopping as desired by a senior loved one.  Transportation helps to maintain independence because a senior loved one is still a part of their community without worry about returning home safely.

  • Senior Care at Home and Senior Safety

    June 28, 2021

    With warmer weather, we are sure to be more on the go than during the cooler months of the year.   Daily activities with friends and neighbors become more of a regular occurrence outside the home.  As we leave and rejoin new activities, items can end up left haphazardly on tables and floors.  It is especially important that we keep our senior’s home safe by keeping trip hazards out of harm’s way. 

  • In Home Care and Senior Safety Tips

    June 17, 2021

    When it comes to living independently at home for a senior loved one, it’s important to always keep their safety in mind.  One key step for living safely at home is to keep a list of important doctor names and numbers near the home phone. 

  • Fathers Day and In Home Senior Care

    June 12, 2021

    June marks the end of school, the start of summer and a special holiday created for celebrating fathers everywhere.  If your dad is like a lot of other dads, he’s probably expecting a new tie.  This Fathers Day, step out of the box and give Dad something he won’t expect. 

  • Affordable In Home Help and Traveling with Seniors

    June 3, 2021

    Summer is a highly traveled time of year for most people.  The weather is warmer and attractions are open for visitors.  As you may already know, traveling with an aging loved one can be complicated at times.  It is important to keep our aging loved ones actively involved in family outings, including on vacations.

  • Celebrate Loved Ones with In Home Senior Care

    May 28, 2021

    There are many reasons why we celebrate.  The primary reason we celebrate is to bring family and friends together.  There are many calendar dates that provide reason to get together and spend time, but they don’t have to be the only time friends and family gather together.  Take the time find little reasons to celebrate. 

  • In-Home Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care and remembering Mom’s recipes

    May 21, 2021

    There is nothing quite as binding in a family as a passed down recipe, holding secret ingredients and loving memories.  Some of the most comforting smells are the smells of home.  Take the time to pull out your mom’s favorite recipes, and try to recreate those special scents and delicious meals.  If your mom is coping with a dementia related disease, such as Alzheimer’s, the familiar smells and tastes may stir up some memories. 

  • Stress Fixes and In Home Elderly Care

    May 18, 2021

    Day-to-day life can get pretty hectic and even stressful at times.  With busy schedules and time consuming projects, we can get wrapped up in our to-do lists and find it difficult to unwind.  Long term stress can have long term effects if not kept in check. 

  • In-Home Care for Elderly and Nutrition Tips for Caregivers

    May 14, 2021

    Caregivers are special people.  Those who spend their days caring for another human being are very giving to others.   Because caregivers are often performing tasks that are time-consuming and often thankless, it is important to remember to take time to take care of themselves.

  • Support for Strong Seniors and Professional In-Home Care

    May 11, 2021

    The long sought-after secret to feeling better and living longer is staying active.  Finding a workout routine that works for your aging loved one and helping them stick with it can pay big dividends.  Regular exercise helps older people stay independent and may even prevent diabetes, heart trouble, arthritis pain, anxiety and depression. 

  • Senior Home Care

    May 7, 2021

    Some families are facing the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or other dementia related disease in their elderly loved one.  Since dementia makes it difficult to remember events and deteriorates memory, remaining at home in a familiar environment can prove to be very beneficial for your loved one. 

  • Earth Day and In Home Elderly Care

    April 22, 2021

    Earth day falls on April 22nd each year to remind us to treat our planet with love and care.  We want to treat our Earth with kindness and this day is a yearly reminder for environmental protection.  There are many ways we can show our support for this movement to care for the land we live on. 

  • Dementia and Alzheimer's in Home Care

    April 9, 2021

    When a family is learning to cope with a loved one who is recently diagnosed with a dementia related disease, they may feel weighed down with the many options available for assistance.  In some cases, a family may choose to move their loved one to an assisted living facility or nursing home.  They may feel that they are unable to give their loved one the type of care they need to function. 

  • Spring Preparation

    April 2, 2021

  • Dementia In Home Care

    March 24, 2021

  • Building a Healthy Heart and In Home Help for Seniors

    March 3, 2021

    Now more than ever it is important to find ways to build a healthy heart. There are a few ways to maintain a healthy heart like eating a balanced diet, not smoking, limiting alcohol intake, and exercising. Regular heart screenings will help to monitor blood pressure and cholesterol levels and help you to maintain healthy cardiovascular function. While it is important to stay physically healthy, it is equally vital to have a happy heart.

  • Super Foods for Seniors

    February 17, 2021

    Eating well is crucial for maintaining good health. Choosing foods that are good for our bodies help to prevent many diseases such as Type 2 Diabetes, high blood pressure/cholesterol, some cancers and heart disease. We have all heard the saying that “you are what you eat”. We have learned that the better foods we eat, the better we will feel.

  • Valentine's Day Crafts and In Home Dementia Care

    February 14, 2021

    When it comes to coming up with Valentine’s Day crafts for seniors, the most important element is love. Time spent with an elderly loved one is more important than the activity itself. Take the time to visit with your loved one. The gift of time spent together is more valuable than anything money can buy.

  • Colder Weather and Senior Care at Home

    February 3, 2021

    The coldest months of the year can also be the loneliest. The days seems shorter and cloudy days with less sunlight can put a damper on anyone’s mood. It is extremely beneficial to an elderly loved one to have some company. A phone call or a visit will be helpful to boost your loved one’s mood and have positive effects on the week ahead.

  • Winter Fall Prevention and In Home Senior Care

    January 19, 2021

    Winter fall prevention takes a little planning and possibly some acceptance that the risk is higher for a senior loved one. Your loved one may need to be reminded to take small steps and aim for the use of handrails whenever possible. Perhaps, it should be routine to check the weather before leaving home. If snow or freezing rain is expected; reschedule activities that take place outside of the home. While you may not be able to keep your senior loved one from falling this winter, but you can follow these tips to possibly prevent a serious injury.