Wheelchair Safety Tips from Always Best Care, Clinton Township

Wheelchair Safety Tips from Always Best Care, Clinton Township, MI

In 2003, more than 100,000 wheelchair related injuries were treated in emergency departments in the US, which is more than double the number reported in 1991. Tips and falls accounted for 65–80% of injuries across all age groups of wheelchair users (Xiang et al., 2006). Now, with the rapid aging of the Baby Boomers, the … Continue reading Wheelchair Safety Tips from Always Best Care, Clinton Township

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Find Respite with Home Care Assistance

Find Respite with Home Care Assistance

The demand for respite care has never been greater at ABC Clinton Township. Senior population growth in Clinton Township, Michigan shatters historical records year after year, and the number of informal caregivers is booming along with it. If your family needs respite, we can help. Read on to learn some facts about “caregiver burden,” as … Continue reading Find Respite with Home Care Assistance

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Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease has gained more attention over the years thanks to people speaking out about their diagnoses and raising awareness. A number of well-known individuals have struggled with this disease including Michael J. Fox, Muhammad Ali, Janet Reno, Alan Alda, Neil Diamond, and Linda Ronstadt. Because Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological disease, it affects each … Continue reading Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

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Healthcare Spotlight: Staying Active in Winter

Healthcare Spotlight: Staying Active in Winter In Clinton Township

When the weather turns colder and daylight is shorter, many seniors tend to spend more time indoors. However, this can also mean becoming more sedentary and isolated. Even in winter, it is important to maintain regular physical activity and stimulate the mind too. This not only boosts health, it can help you to feel better … Continue reading Healthcare Spotlight: Staying Active in Winter

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The Power of Play: Improving Mental Health with Senior Care Services

The Power of Play: Improving Mental Health with Senior Care Services in Clinton Township

Everyone loves to play, but opportunities can be hard to come by as we age. But what if making time to play could actually boost your mental health? Today’s post reviews research by the International Journal of Play Therapy to explain how ABC Clinton Township’s senior care services can improve your loved one’s mental health. … Continue reading The Power of Play: Improving Mental Health with Senior Care Services

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Lifting the Care Burden with Always Best Senior Services

Lifting the Care Burden with Always Best Senior Services

In Clinton Township, Michigan and the rest of the United States, the majority of care services are being provided by informal helpers, such as spouses and adult children. And while most people are more than willing to help aging parents, spouses, and friends, 24/7 monitoring and dependence is another matter. In fact, the effects of … Continue reading Lifting the Care Burden with Always Best Senior Services

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Holiday Activities That Your Senior Can Participate In

Senior Safety in Clinton Township : Are You Prepared in the Event of an Emergency?

The holiday season is a busy time of year for everyone. With parties, family get-togethers, and new and old traditions, there’s plenty of opportunity to connect with others and share your gratitude in thoughtful ways. For seniors, the holiday time can be particularly special—and particularly challenging. On the one hand, participating in holiday traditions with … Continue reading Holiday Activities That Your Senior Can Participate In

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Boosting Senior Safety at Home

Boosting Senior Safety at Home in Clinton Township

Aging in place is a common practice as many seniors prefer to stay in the comforts of their own home for as long as possible. Provided they are mentally and physically capable of living mostly independently, this can be a more cost-efficient option to assisted living or a nursing home. They can even get in-home … Continue reading Boosting Senior Safety at Home

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Protecting Seniors from Identity Theft in Clinton Township, MI

Protecting Seniors from Identity Theft in Clinton Township

Identity theft is something that people of all ages should be wary of, but seniors can be especially vulnerable. Thieves often target older adults because they have higher amounts of retirement savings, are not as savvy when it comes to technology, and tend to be more trusting of others. This can make it easier to … Continue reading Protecting Seniors from Identity Theft in Clinton Township, MI

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Senior Safety : Are You Prepared in the Event of an Emergency?

Senior Safety in Clinton Township : Are You Prepared in the Event of an Emergency?

Life is unpredictable, and you never know when an emergency may occur. For seniors who live alone, this can be a serious concern. If they should happen to fall and can’t get up, or suffer from a medical emergency, what plans are in place to ensure they get the help they need in a timely … Continue reading Senior Safety : Are You Prepared in the Event of an Emergency?

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