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Caring for Elderly Parents: What You Need to Know

It’s never easy when the time comes to swap roles with your parents or elderly family members and become the caregiver. On the plus side, there is an abundance of resources and organizations available to make caring for elderly parents as seamless and comfortable as possible for both you and your loved ones. Is It the Right Time? The first thing you may ask yourself is: How will you know when it is time to seek additional care for your parents? At what point do they need someone to help them get by on an average day? The activities of

07,05,2019 Comments Off on Caring for Elderly Parents: What You Need to Know

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Nursing Assistant’s Week: Assessing Home Care Options

Your parents are getting older. You are so busy working from 9am to 5pm every single day to provide money to support your family. The decision is up to you now. Do you want to take care of them personally or do you want to get help from senior home care? For sure, you have a lot of doubts about making a decision on whether to entrust your loved ones to professionals or not. You have questions in your mind: Will they really take care of my parents? What if they get too lonely or isolated? We may think of these

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Why More Are Seeking Senior Home Care

A big question for families looking into elderly care? It's whether or not home care is the best option for their loved ones. Some prefer to go with the more well-known facilities such as nursing homes and retirement communities. However, there are definite benefits to senior home care which shouldn’t be overlooked. Every year, senior home care becomes more and more popular among the elderly community. This may not be the best option for everyone. But the reasons for its growing popularity are numerous. Why Senior Home Care? A Familiar Environment It can be difficult, and often quite distressing for

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Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: How to Best Help Your Loved One

Apathy. Confusion. Memory loss. These are some words we know that best describe Alzheimer’s disease. It is a disease that causes degeneration of the brain leading to disorientation, impaired thinking, and memory loss. As a way to honor Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, we’ve made a  list of how can we take care of our loved ones that experience it. Ways to Help Your Loved Ones Study Everything Related to the Disease To be able to understand your loved ones, you must know the effects, the progression, and what they feel. It will be hard for you to give your love and care if

06,27,2019 Comments Off on Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: How to Best Help Your Loved One

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Care Is What We Do & How We Serve

As a Care Manager for A Better Solution In Home Care, I had the honor of assisting clients struggling with Parkinson’s disease (PD). While on assessments I’d listen to the stories of who they were before their bodies yielded to the disease, rendering them slaves to random spasms and muscle stiff-ness. My first encounter with a client suffering from PD was not what I expected. His name was Tom. He had no wife, only a daughter that lived out of state. Tom was all alone. He lived in a Board & Care where he was looked after by staff. It

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