Archive | March, 2013

Senior Malnutrition is more common than thought, and can be a serious concern

There are many contributing factors to elderly malnutrition. Some of our most common requests are meal preparation, and kind, “meal reminders”. Our caregivers are not only compassionate, but they are excellent cooks as well! For more information concerning elderly malnutrition, click here..

Caregivers Need Care Too

The primary caretaker of an elderly patient or disabled patient is almost always a family member, typically a parent, child or sibling. Often this task is dropped in the lap of the family member unexpectedly and then they have the daunting task of taking care of that patient 24/7. The family member may have a […]

As we age, do we have “senior moments”, or are they signs of something more?

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The Benefits of Companionship Care

There are times when your loved one, whether a senior or disabled, cannot do things that came easy in their younger years such as driving or cooking. They are either restricted from doing particular activities or cannot physically perform them. You may have a parent who just lost a spouse and who cannot do the […]

Encouraging Elderly to recall favorite sporting moments can help fight off dementia

Elderly men, particularly widowers or divorcees, are notoriously reluctant to join in any sort of communal group aimed at older people, or to engage in conversation about feelings. However through reminiscing about football, they were re-engaging with each other and enjoying all the mental and physical benefits that brings. Click here to read more.

The Importance of Caregiver Background Checks

Caring skills and personality are obviously crucial, and so is trust. Checking the background of a caregiver is very important. All of our caregivers are thoroughly background and reference checked. Our underlining philosophy: Would we want or trust this person in OUR home, caring for OUR loved ones? Call us for a free consultation 336-218-8757. […]

The Importance of Caregiving

As family members become older, they often rely more and more on people who know them and love them to take care of them. This can be exhausting for the person helping out. Typically this person is their child, a young or middle-aged adult in the prime of their life, taking care of their own […]