Senior Memory Care: Surprising Memory-Affecting Medical Conditions

Posted on: 7 April 2015

As your parents and other loved ones begin to age, you will likely notice that their memory eventually begins to fade and falter. This can occur gradually over several years or come on all of a sudden. Sometimes this is just a normal part of the aging process. However, dementia and Alzheimer's disease, though not natural parts of the aging process, are quite common among the elderly.  When you begin to consider hiring senior care services for your loved one who is having memory problems, you should also keep in mind that your loved one may have medical disorders that are contributing to their memory loss. [Read More]

Helping Your Elderly Parent Stay Social

Posted on: 27 March 2015

If you have an elderly parent who is living alone, you may often worry about their well-being. If they are well enough to get around without assistance and are not in need of extensive medical care, going to a home assistance residence does not seem necessary. They will most likely want to live in their own home, but what happens when they get lonely? Hiring a companion care service can help your elderly parent in staying active socially, even if you do not live nearby. [Read More]

Want To Use Home Health Care When You Retire? Help Protect It.

Posted on: 18 March 2015

When it comes time to retire, where would you rather live? For most people, the answer is their own homes. As Americans learn more about the available home care services they can use, they increasingly expect to take advantage of those services. But, as need for this field grows, people realize that the system as it stands cannot shoulder the demand. Seniors and home health care workers alike need solutions that new government advocacy can provide. [Read More]

Bathroom Safety Tips

Posted on: 10 March 2015

If you have an elderly parent who is beginning to have difficulty getting around in the home as easily as they used to, you may want to make a few minor adjustments to make life simpler. The bathroom is one area of the home where accidents seem to happen more often than other areas. This is because of increased moisture, making the area slick. This, mixed with unsteady footing, can be very dangerous. [Read More]