All posts within: Family Caregiving

Sep
08

Dangers of Alzheimer'sIt seems improbable – a pleasant, sometimes disoriented grandmother with Alzheimer’s disease being handcuffed and placed under arrest. Nevertheless that very scene is happening at an alarming rate among seniors, over 100,000 of them, according to the current stats – an increase of just about 30% in the past decade. This significant rise in arrests of the elderly may be partly because of the… read more


Posted September 08, 2017
Tags: Alzheimer's - Dementia, Family Caregiving

 

Aug
07

caring for seniorsFeeling safe, protected and cared for is so wonderful. Moms and dads thrive on making sure their children are wrapped inside the comfort of recognizing their needs will be met, giving the safety net that allows them the confidence to explore the world about them. But there comes a phase in all children’s lives when the longing for self-sufficiency exceeds the benefit of protection, and they… read more


Posted August 07, 2017
Tags: Family Caregiving, respite care

 

Jul
17

senior travel tipsSummer vacations are something everyone looks forward to! Checking items off of our bucket lists, leaving the worries of the everyday world behind, exploring new destinations. And helping an older loved one enjoy the experiences with you on the vacation makes it all the better. There are, however, certain considerations to keep in mind, and our senior travel tips can help pave the way… read more


Posted July 17, 2017
Tags: Family Caregiving, Holidays

 

Jul
10

dementia care tips"Home is where the heart is;" but what if the person you love has dementia and says, "I want to go home" when he or she is already home? When you are providing care for a loved one with dementia, unfortunately this discussion can be a common occurrence. And the uncertainty and grief-stricken yearning being expressed are nothing less than heartbreaking - and, if we’re honest,… read more


Posted July 10, 2017
Tags: Alzheimer's - Dementia, Family Caregiving

 

Jun
20

Moving Home to Take Care of ParentsThanks to amazing advances in medicine and science, we are living longer than ever. Because of this, those caring for both children and senior parents, sometimes known as the "sandwich generation", are finding a new niche in their older years: the boomerang generation.

“Aging together” is the descriptor for older adults whose mom and dad are still living… read more


Posted June 20, 2017
Tags: Caregiver Health, Family Caregiving

 


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Quotes from our ClientsThank you so much for providing my father with such quality care during his stay in the hospital. It was so comforting to know he was in good hands when we were unable to be by his side.

I personally want to let you know how much I appreciate the emotional support during that time. Having you there to talk to and also listen when the doctor was speaking put me at ease.

You are a kind and caring person and we are grateful that you are helping us through this emotional time in our lives.

- Sincerely, Barbara

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