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Easy Steps to Convince Mom and Dad on HomeCare

Some older adults are hesitant to sign up for homecare. In their minds, needing a caregiver’s help signals an end to their independence. You need to help your parents understand that caregivers are there to ensure they remain independent in their homes. That’s the first step. From there, these steps will help your parents understand … Continue reading

6 Little Home Improvements That Will Ease Any Senior Citizens Life.

Here are six simple home improvement ideas to ensure senior safety and ability to remain home. So, for all the Gramms & Gramps, Nana & Papa, Mawmaw & Pawpaw, Grammie & Grampy, Baba & Gigi, Grandma and Granpa, and all other fun and adorable alternatives we use to honor our parents/ grandparents, this is for … Continue reading

Recognizing Memory Problems & Talking with your Doctor

It’s normal to forget things from time to time. And as we age, most of us become increasingly forgetful. However, there is a difference between normal memory loss and memory loss related to Alzheimer’s and related disorders. Forgetting where you placed the car keys, not remembering to pick up an item at the grocery store, … Continue reading

Holidays with Aging Parents and the Things to Look For…

The holidays are here again and you’re gearing up for family gatherings with your parents and comforting foods passed down from generations past. The days of your aging mom spending hours in the kitchen are gone but that’s ok. That’s a normal part of the aging process and nothing to be concerned about. However, there … Continue reading

Are You Confident In Your Loved Ones Medication Management?

As the family caregiver to a loved one who is disabled and diabetic, the catalyst that sprung me into action was seeing in shock and horror the mismanagement of multiple meds. Everything from not taking meds as prescribed, over and/or undertaking meds, to continue to take meds after changes to doctors orders, I learned the … Continue reading

Home Care Support for Seniors with Diabetes

No other disease requires so much self-care. And despite the many effective medications, successful treatment of diabetes is dependent upon a motivated patient who knows how to make the right choices and monitors them for their effects on the blood sugar. As a caregiver, senior care advocate, and home care provider our work is to … Continue reading