Enriching the Lives of Seniors Through Technology and In-Home Care

In-Home Senior Care: A Perfect Situation for Older Individuals

In October, Always Best Care wrote a post on our blog that explained how wearable technology monitors heart rate, biometrics, and how they can be a valuable asset to non-medical caregivers, allowing them to gather more accurate information about their senior client. As the senior population continues to grow each year, dynamic technologies like GPS … Continue reading Enriching the Lives of Seniors Through Technology and In-Home Care

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Many Employers Now Allowing Pre-Tax Dollars for Senior In-Home Care

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If you’re an adult child that is responsible for providing your aging parents with home care, then you know how time consuming this act of love can be. With a family of your own, and a full-time job, finding the time to take care your senior loved one can almost seem like an impossible task. … Continue reading Many Employers Now Allowing Pre-Tax Dollars for Senior In-Home Care

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The Holiday Gift of Independence and Happiness

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Being at home for the holidays is one of the best feelings one can have, no matter what age. Memories are built during this time of the year through warm nights huddled around the fire, large family gatherings, and warm embraces. It is memories like these that make a home what it truly is: a … Continue reading The Holiday Gift of Independence and Happiness

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Caring for the Senior Demographic

The elderly population is growing, and this demographic change has important implications for in-home caregiving. According to a report published by the Family Caregiver Alliance, “the aging population will more than double between the years 2000 and 2030, increasing to 71.5 million from 35.1 million in 2000.” While the number of older people is rising … Continue reading Caring for the Senior Demographic

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Know the Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease and dementia affect millions of American seniors. For some seniors, these conditions slowly develop over time, while in others they appear to have a rapid onset. Knowing the risk factors for Alzheimer’s and dementia can help seniors alert senior care givers about symptoms that can be diagnosed and treated early, improving the senior’s … Continue reading Know the Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s

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