Caring for A Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

When a loved one has dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, they often require a higher level of care and attention. Dementia is a progressive disease, meaning their memory and focus will continue to deteriorate over time. Family members often take on a great deal of responsibility in keeping their loved one safe and content. This can … Continue reading Caring for A Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

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Is Your Senior’s Home Safe for Aging in Place?

Many seniors value their independence and choose to age in place for as long as possible before shifting to assisted living or a nursing home. As long as there are no major health and safety concerns, this isn’t usually an issue. If there are areas where they need additional support, an in-home caregiver in Central … Continue reading Is Your Senior’s Home Safe for Aging in Place?

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Transitioning to a Senior Care Facility: How a Senior Care Agency Can Help

One of the biggest concerns for seniors as they get older is maintaining their independence; one of the biggest concerns for their loved ones is ensuring their safety and happiness. In-home care can be a wonderful and effective way to provide aging adults with the assistance and support they need to age in place. However, … Continue reading Transitioning to a Senior Care Facility: How a Senior Care Agency Can Help

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Tips for Dealing with Anger and Aggression Related to Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease can be a very frustrating condition to watch a loved one experience. There is currently no cure or prevention method. While your aging parent may have some very good days, they may also have times where they are more confused or agitated than usual. This can be tough not only on them, but … Continue reading Tips for Dealing with Anger and Aggression Related to Alzheimer’s

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Keeping Hydrated when Mother Nature Turns Up the Heat!

Research shows that 40% of heat related fatalities in the US were among people over 65.  So what do you do when handing your elderly loved one the task of drinking a gallon of water a day?  Most elderly people would shudder at the fact thinking they need to chug down that much water each … Continue reading Keeping Hydrated when Mother Nature Turns Up the Heat!

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