Helping Individuals with Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease at home is a challenging task that can become overwhelming at times. Each day brings new demands and challenges as the caregiver copes with changing levels of ability and new patterns of behavior. In any demanding situation, the better you care for yourself, the better you will be … Continue reading Helping Individuals with Dementia and Alzheimer’s

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Preventing Caregiver Burnout

The people most prone to burnout are family caregivers – people who devote themselves to the unpaid care of chronically ill or disabled family members. The demands of care giving can be overwhelming, especially if you feel you have little control over the situation or that you’re in over your head. If you let the … Continue reading Preventing Caregiver Burnout

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Healthy Aging: What role does socialization play?

Educating care providers and informing families currently caring for loved ones is one way Always Best Care Senior Services is ensuring homebound seniors are receiving the quality care they deserve. With this in mind, Ryan Engar, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for Always Best Care, teamed up with Fran Wilby, PhD, Assistant Professor, Executive Director … Continue reading Healthy Aging: What role does socialization play?

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