Talking about end-of-life planning with your elderly parent can be a difficult and emotional task, but it's a necessary step in looking after your senior loved ones. Here are some tips on how to approach the subject and make the conversation go smoothly.
Living with a disability can be difficult regardless of age, but seniors often face particular obstacles. Here's our guide to help you understand the challenges your disabled senior loved one is facing and some tips on how you can provide support.
For seniors living with COPD, non-medical care needs can be just as important as medical care. This article covers various non-medical aspects of COPD care and provides practical tips for anyone looking to better understand the needs of those living with this chronic condition.
Getting diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) can be overwhelming and confusing. Learn how to support your loved one through the emotional and physical challenges of MS and how to help them maintain their independence and quality of life.
As the nation's premier provider of in-home senior care, we pride ourselves on offering a wide range of elder services from specialized care for those with chronic diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Care to in-home companion services for seniors looking for assistance with daily activities such as gardening, shopping, meal prep, or assistance with hobbies.
Do you want to be protected from the flu and its complications? Learn more about what medical professionals have to say about taking the flu vaccine.
December, being National Giving Month marks the time when Jesus Christ was born. Christians give out gifts since they believe that Jesus Christ was a special gift from God to mankind. The concept of giving gifts further evolved into Santa's yearly visits. This magical individual would gift good people.
The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder, and your energy seems to be at an all-time low. If this describes you or a loved one, you may be suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder, a type of depression often triggered by the changes in daylight and the shifting of seasons.
The holiday season can bring much joy and happiness to people of all ages. While most of us acknowledge that the holidays are a time that we look forward to every year, we can also admit that this season can also be filled with chaos and a little bit of stress as well.
For seniors who are not as mobile or as energetic, this season can be one that is fraught with stress about traveling to family members’ homes or the financial stress of buying gifts for all the grandchildren.
Ever feel pulled in two directions at once? Your child needs to be picked up at school while, at the same time, your aging parent has an important doctor’s appointment that you really should attend. This predicament is all too common for the Sandwich Generation.
There’s nothing better than a good snack. And while it’s perfectly healthy to snack in moderation, for many of us, snacking becomes a way to satisfy cravings, which then leads to overeating. In turn, overeating can lead to feelings of shame, weight gain, inflammation, gastrointestinal distress, and a weakened immune system. People of all ages should be mindful of unhealthy snacking, but for Seniors aging in place at home, that can be much easier said than done.
Being given the time to grow old is a wonderful privilege. There are so many joyful experiences associated with this stage of life. That said, for those who want to make the most of their golden years, difficult choices are sometimes required. Seniors must decide if they are going to age in place in their own home, if and when they may need to lean on family members, or if they should seek professional levels of care.
Many devices can help seniors stay safe and healthy as they age in place. Here’s a look at some of the exciting technology improving senior care today.
Keeping your mind active is just as important as keeping your body active. These activities for seniors provide great stimulation for the brain.
Lewy body dementia can bring cognitive and movement difficulties for seniors. If you have a loved one with an LBD diagnosis, our senior caregiver services can help support them at home.
Salad can be a great way to boost nutrition for seniors. Here is everything you need to know to build a great, healthy salad for your next mealtime.
Sensory activities have a powerful effect on those with late-stage dementia. Learn more about the simple activities that can help the mind stay active.
Taking care of an aging loved one can be a draining task but respite care can be a wonderful solution to prevent burnout.