Elderly Parent Lives Alone And Cannot Drive? Tips So They Can Get Care They Need

20 March 2017
 Categories: , Blog

If you have an elderly parent that cannot drive but still wants to live at home alone, you may find it difficult to provide them with things they need if you live far from them. If so, there are many things you can do to get some help. Below are two of these things so you can determine if they would be right for your parent. Doctor House Calls There are doctors that will make house calls to patients. Read More 

Alzheimer’s, Meals, And Your Loved One: 3 Tips On How To Make Eating Easier

8 March 2017
 Categories: , Blog

When your loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia, it can be overwhelming for both you and your loved one. One thing that becomes extremely challenging is mealtime. This is because your loved one's cognitive function will begin to decline, which leads to your family member feeling overwhelmed with the number of food choices in front of them, finding it difficult to use utensils to eat with, and sometimes even forgetting to eat a meal. Read More 

3 Questions to Help You Determine if Your Parent Needs a Caregiver

13 February 2017
 Categories: , Articles

A lot of seniors are choosing to stay living at home with help instead of making a move to an assisted living center or nursing home. This is made possible with the help of home healthcare companies. These companies provide caregiver services, and these services can be personalized to fit the needs of any senior. If you are not sure if your parent is quite ready for these services, you may want to ask yourself the following three questions. Read More 

Caring for an Alzheimer’s Patient at Home? 3 Tips to Prevent Wandering and Protect Your Loved One

11 November 2016
 Categories: , Articles

There are many difficult things that caregivers of Alzheimer's patients have to deal with, but one of the most difficult problems you may face is the issue of wandering. Patients with Alzheimer's wander for many reasons—they may not recognize their surroundings and may try to make their way to a familiar location, may believe they're headed home or to work, may be trying to find someone or something, or may just be bored or restless. Read More 

Elderly Parent Care: Helping To Reduce Depression Symptoms

14 May 2015
 Categories: , Articles

Clinical depression is quite common amongst elderly adults, with over six million people feeling the effects of the disease.  If you take care of an elderly parent in your home, then you may see some signs of depression.  Insomnia, lack of appetite, irritability, loss of energy, weight loss, and a generally sullen mood are all signs to look for, and hiring a home health aide can help your parent with loneliness issues that may be causing some of the symptoms. Read More