Why In-Home Care

Finding the Brighter Side of Elderly Care

When families investigate elderly care for a loved one, it is often stressful and can leave adult children fearful for their parent’s future. Families often assume their loved one’s need for assistance will cause a decline in quality of life. But in reality, a decline in quality of life is far from a sure thing. Home care often improves the quality of life for seniors, providing them with some of the best years of their lives.

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When Christmas at Mom’s Isn’t the Same Anymore

The reality is that changing traditions can be a sign that your elderly loved one needs additional help at home. The holidays are an excellent time for families to talk about Mom or Dad. Planning before the need arises, can save you and your family from panic, guilt, and unneeded stress.

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Why Mom or Dad Could Use Seasonal Home Care

As the end of the year approaches, the holidays come in almost rapid secession: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, New Year, etc. For most of us, the holidays are a time for friends and family, but they are also often a time of year when we spread ourselves too thinly, overbook ourselves and generally put more pressure on ourselves than what’s probably necessary.

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6 Ways to Care for an Aging Loved One With No Immediate Family Nearby

Worrying about aging parents is the reality for many adult children, whether their parents live alone or with a spouse whose health or memory is failing; however, it's especially hard when you no longer live near your parent. You know Dad's getting to an age where he can't be entirely independent. What happens when you or your siblings are not around to drop in on him?

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