Message Us

Category: In-Home Care

A Checklist To Caring For Aging Parents

You or your loved ones might be part of the baby boomer generation, which is shifting from being older adults to seniors and retirees. Meanwhile, numerous studies have shown that adults’ expectations regarding aging (ERA) can impact overall health and mortality rates.  Your expectations may be about the aging process and what it means to…

Read More

How Much Does In-Home Care Cost?

  If your parent or other senior loved one is not as capable of being completely independent anymore, you are most likely thinking about the next level of care for them. First and foremost of course, you’ll base your decision on their specific needs. But, you’re also likely wondering about how much in-home care costs,…

Read More

10 Tips On Caring For Elderly Parents At Home

Caring for elderly parents at home is typically the first step in a senior’s long-term care plan. Not only can it be a way to save money and remain in the comforts of home, but it bides time while family members assess what is needed in terms of home care versus facility-based care. Most often,…

Read More

14 Common Nursing Home Problems & How to Fix Them

One of the most difficult choices adult children have to make is how to take care of your aging parents when they’re no longer able to care for themselves. As you juggle your responsibilities and their needs, you may find you can’t provide all the care your parents need in the long term. You and…

Read More

Mom or Dad Fell Again, How Can I Help?

Nothing is quite as upsetting as learning that your elderly parent has suffered a fall–especially if this isn’t the first incident. Unfortunately, falls are all too common among older adults as strength and balance alter over time. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that between one-third and one-half of all adults in…

Read More

Identifying and Preventing Family Caregiver Fatigue

Although caring for your elderly friend or loved one can be fulfilling, the stressors associated with the additional workload may leave you feeling overwhelmed. Unless you address these feelings, your relationship will begin suffering, and your state of mind and health may start to deteriorate. This eventually leads to family caregiver fatigue. According to estimates…

Read More