Gentle and Effective Conversation Starters for When Home Care May Be Needed

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So you’ve decided it’s becoming unsafe for your elderly loved one to remain at home alone. Introducing the idea of a caregiver, however, is often met with objections. Who wants to admit that they can no longer manage on their own? And who wants a “stranger” coming into the house each day, taking over the things you’ve always done for … Read More

Warning Signs That Care is Needed

Sometimes people won’t admit they need help to stay at home, and others may be unaware that it is time for some extra help to maintain a healthy and safe home environment. Knowing and watching for signs that could indicate extra assistance is needed may fall on family, friends or advisors. Take note of the following: Eating Habits Hygiene Care … Read More

Home Care: One Size Does Not Fit All

There are many types of in-home care, and knowing which is right for you or your loved one can help you live a happier, healthier life at home. When it’s time to seek home care, an assessment for daily function, depression, and mental status is an important step in determining what type of care is the right choice. A geriatric … Read More