If you're passionate about giving back to your community and helping seniors and their families, caregiving might be the perfect job for you. But you're probably wondering what that process involves, and what we look for. Here's how to become a caregiver with Senior Helpers.
All family members are inclined to provide senior care for their elderly loved ones, but it's important to know when caregiving is becoming detrimental to your own well-being. Caregivers often find themselves easily stressed, and their quality of life can suffer. Here are a few tips on managing that stress.
If you've decided that in-home care is necessary for your loved one, your next question is probably: but can I afford it? At Senior Helpers, we never want cost to stand in the way of getting your loved ones the care they need, so we'll tell you everything you need to know about financing our services.
There are so many benefits of turning to professional care for your aging loved one. Contact a representative at Senior Helpers today to find out what we can do for you!
When you enlist Senior Helpers to help you loved one live a better quality of life, you'll be taking advantage of a wide range of services. From our extensive array of senior care options to suit all needs, to our expertly trained caregivers, our in-home senior care services are designed to accommodate all families.
Senior care is its own industry for a reason. Adults over 65 have a much higher chance of developing health concerns; but there are several preventative steps you can take to minimize the risk
Taking care of your loved one doesn't have to mean forgetting to take care of yourself. Here are a few ways to manage the stress of long term senior care
Even for homebound seniors, it's important to stay active and get outdoors. Don't let limited mobility keep your loved one from venturing beyond the front door
There's nothing easy about elderly home care, but these helpful tips can make caregiving more manageable
Caregiving for a loved one is a trying and mentally exhausting process. Let Senior Helpers shoulder the burden. We pride ourselves on our comprehensive and professional in-home senior care services.
How in-home senior care allows seniors to live with independence and dignity.
Falls are a chief concern among elderly caregivers, and with good reason: Among adults ages 65 and older, falls are the leading cause of injury and..
There's a long list of things that can cause depression. Illnesses, memory loss, poor diet, loss of a loved one, change in routine, and medication are just a few.
Summer will be officially here in just one week! School is out and vacations have been planned, which means more time in the air or on the road.
We all know that our body changes dramatically as we age. We react differently to foods, illnesses, etc.
April is National Parkinson's Awareness Month.
If you've ever had the flu, you know how sick you can be. Chances are good that some of the advice friends and family gave you about avoiding or dealing with the flu was wrong. There seems to be no shortage of misinformation and bad advice when it comes to dealing with the flu or the flu shot, despite the widespread impact of the disease and the benefits of the vaccine.
There's definite chill in the air which means it is time for sweaters, blankets, and nice, warm meals! We know that cooking a meal is hard when you are a caregiver, and making a healthy meal the whole family will enjoy can be even trickier!
Many still think of yoga as something that only young, super-flexi people can do. The truth of the matter is; you don't need to be able to twist yourself into a pretzel or flip upside down to begin incorporating a yoga practice into your day. Yoga can play a very valuable role in health care for people of all ages- even seniors!
Many of us remember our school days fondly- whether for time in the classroom, or football games and band concerts- these events brought us together with our fellow students. Instead of easing into a life of lunchtime strolls, knitting, fishing and napping, more seniors are taking advantage of the time they have during their golden years to take free classes for and earn degrees in subjects that they love or have interest in. This active lifestyle can help to maintain mental health, acuity, and even financial stability.
Remember when August meant it was time to get ready for school again? You bought new school supplies and packed up your backpack for a fresh new year.
A day for those who love to read, Book Lovers Day is on August 9 and encourages you to kick and relax with a great book.
Travel can be a very rewarding experience, whether the goal is to see the world or to visit long-distance friends and family. However, when we travel with our senior loved ones, we may be faced with challenges we don't expect—issues that simply aren't there when traveling on our own.
We all know there are plenty of advantages to exercising, but it can sometimes be difficult for older adults who have arthritis or other painful illnesses to exercise.
We know that being a caregiver is one of the most demanding jobs with a wide range of emotions from sad to angry.