Dedication to Seniors Motivates Quality Care

Many senior home care companies, like Always Best Care Senior Services, offer assistance to older adults with quality in-home care, from one to 24 hours per day. Many of these companies offer a staff of caregivers that provide an array of assistance, from transportation to medical appointments to cooking to assistance with toileting and bathing. … Continue reading Dedication to Seniors Motivates Quality Care

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How Dogs Are Sniffing Out Health Problems

With 39 percent of households in the United States owning 77.5 million dogs, it’s not surprising to know that dogs bring joy to humans.  Pets in general are beneficial for people because they offer companionship, acceptance and loving contact. A study in the Journal of American Geriatrics  demonstrates that “seniors living on their own who … Continue reading How Dogs Are Sniffing Out Health Problems

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What Mild Cognitive Impairment Might Mean for You

Cognitive decline is normal as the brain and body age. The most common extreme memory conditions are dementia and Alzheimer’s, which is a form of dementia. However, a lesser-known condition called Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) also exists and affects between 10 and 20 percent of seniors in the United States. MCI signifies a stage of … Continue reading What Mild Cognitive Impairment Might Mean for You

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Guardian and Conservatorship

The legal definitions of “conservatorship” and “guardianship” vary from state to state, but generally refer to a court-appointed individual who oversees the health and financial decisions of the person conserved. For the purposes of this article, the general term “conservatorship” will be used to refer to any adult guardianship. Conservators are appointed by a court … Continue reading Guardian and Conservatorship

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How to Cope Successfully During a Senior Move

Leaving your old home and moving to a new one is stressful under the best conditions, but for seniors moving can be especially difficult. Senior moves are often the result of a significant life change. It may be a health issue, financial circumstances, or loss of a spouse that causes you to have to downsize.  … Continue reading How to Cope Successfully During a Senior Move

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