Would You Recognize Signs of Depression in Older Adults? How You Can Help

Would You Recognize Signs of Depression in Older Adults? How You Can Help in Brookfield

Many people assume that depression is an unshakable feeling of sadness. While this can be true to an extent for some people, in others, depression doesn’t have to necessarily include feeling sad. It may manifest in other ways that loved ones do not always associate with being signs of depression, and this can be especially … Continue reading Would You Recognize Signs of Depression in Older Adults? How You Can Help

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How In-Home Care Can Provide Relief During Cancer Care or Depression

How In-Home Care Can Provide Relief During Cancer Care or Depression in Brookfield

Dealing with cancer can be tough on the body and mind. It can be a struggle for seniors to continue functioning as independently as they once had, and in turn, this can contribute to depression. Partnering with an in-home care provider not only gives families some respite while knowing their loved one is in good … Continue reading How In-Home Care Can Provide Relief During Cancer Care or Depression

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Optimize Aging for Wisconsin’s “Elder Orphans” with Home Care Assistance

Optimize Aging for Wisconsin’s “Elder Orphans” with Home Care Assistance

Today’s post highlights how home care assistance plans mitigate the unique risks faced by Wisconsin’s growing “elder orphan” population. Wisconsin’s ‘Elder Orphans’ Face Serious Health Risks The journal of Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research defines an “elder orphan” as someone who enters seniorhood without a nearby support system, typically made up of spouses, children, and … Continue reading Optimize Aging for Wisconsin’s “Elder Orphans” with Home Care Assistance

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Pass It Down: Preserving Family History and Traditions

Pass It Down: Preserving Family History and Traditions in Brookfield

Family history is a precious gift. If stories, traditions, and information are not passed down from one generation to the next, eventually they will be lost and forgotten. It can be fun for families to get to know more about their past and what life was like years ago. It can also build a sense … Continue reading Pass It Down: Preserving Family History and Traditions

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Building Connections to Overcome Aging

Building Connections to Overcome Aging in Brookfield

Over the past few years, the world has changed a lot, especially when it comes to the major surge in technology. Generations of the past weren’t on social media or the Internet, and they didn’t play video games or have cell phones. This can make it harder for grandparents and grandchildren to connect because they … Continue reading Building Connections to Overcome Aging

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Building Better Patient-Physician Relationships with Wisconsin Senior Care

Building Better Patient-Physician Relationships with Wisconsin Senior Care

Today’s post details how Always Best Care of Brookfield is keeping elderly Wisconsinites happy, healthy, and out of hospitals by building better patient-physician relationships. Read on to learn about just one of the many amazing benefits of senior care. The Protective Effect of Healthy Patient-Physician Relationships Confirming what we’ve all suspected for years, new research … Continue reading Building Better Patient-Physician Relationships with Wisconsin Senior Care

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Prevent Elder Fraud and Financial Abuse within Home Care

Prevent Elder Fraud and Financial Abuse within Home Care in Brookfield

Older adults are prime targets for predatory scammers looking to exploit your loved one’s trusting nature, limited technological skills, or compromised decision-making abilities. And in 2019, senior scams are more of a problem than ever. Indeed, just last winter, a single phony snow-plow company operator scammed Brookfield, Wisconsin seniors out of $14,480, according to the … Continue reading Prevent Elder Fraud and Financial Abuse within Home Care

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Identifying Risk Factors that Increase Fall Risk in Seniors

Identifying Risk Factors that Increase Fall Risk in SIdentifying Risk Factors that Increase Fall Risk in Seniors in Brookfieldeniors in Brookfield

A major health and safety concern that comes with aging is fall risk. Seniors tend to be more likely to fall which can lead to fractures, sprains, or contusions that can be difficult to bounce back from. September 23rd is Falls Prevention Awareness Day and a great time to brush up on some of the … Continue reading Identifying Risk Factors that Increase Fall Risk in Seniors

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Chronic Care Solutions: Improving Patient Outcomes

Chronic Care Solutions in Brookfield: Improving Patient Outcomes

One of the challenges that many seniors face with aging is dealing with chronic health conditions. Whether they struggle with arthritis, dementia, diabetes, COPD, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, or another health problem, it can impact their quality of life. Investing in a trusted in-home care provider can improve patient outcomes and empower seniors to make … Continue reading Chronic Care Solutions: Improving Patient Outcomes

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5 Ways Non Medical Senior Care Prevents Hospitalizations for Older Adults

5 Ways Non Medical Senior Care Prevents Hospitalizations for Older Adults

Today’s post is all about how our non medical senior care service can keep seniors at home instead of in the hospital. Hospitalizations aren’t desirable at any age, but they can especially high-risk for older adults. Back in 1993, researchers published a seminal study in the Annals of Internal Medicine that sought to explain the … Continue reading 5 Ways Non Medical Senior Care Prevents Hospitalizations for Older Adults

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