When’s the Right Time to Hire a Caregiver?

Let us first say that there is no right or wrong answer on when to hire a caregiver for yourself or a loved one. Caregivers can be utilized as an intermediate step between personal caretaking and moving one into a nursing home, or they can complement either of those two care options. Either way, this Read More

Visiting during the holidays is an opportune time to do a home care assessment on your parents

The holidays are fast approaching and a great many people are already making plans to visit their cherished family members. During this special time, millions of Americans will see just how much change a year can make in their family- how children have grown, or how relatives have aged. With holiday reunions come an opportune Read More

Alzheimer and Dementia Patients Are Highly Sensitive To Their Environment

A soothing, calming atmosphere is helpful for everybody. For a person with dementia, it can help minimize their confusion and help them to concentrate and rest. There are a number of factors you should consider when creating the perfect environment for a person living with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Noise or Silence – Sound, including background Read More

Dehydration in the elderly can be a serious health risk

It becomes increasingly important to maintain proper levels of hydration as we get into older ages. Elderly dehydration can become an emergency situation if it becomes severe enough. For those with Dementia or Alzheimer’s, who are normally confused or forgetful, extra diligence in monitoring for dehydration is necessary. Managing Dehydration in Seniors. Your body contains Read More