7 November 2019

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What does it mean to be a Health Advocate?

by Ishtar Yousif
The time comes for your loved one to be accompanied to their medical appointments. To ensure that they continue to receive accurate and detailed information regarding their health status and medications, a health advocate must be included at all doctor visits.  A health advocate is a fam...

17 October 2019

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How Sundown Syndrome Effects Seniors in the Fall and Winter

by Ishtar Yousif
Fall is here and this is the time of year when "sundowning" can be more prevalent, especially for individuals in the middle stages of dementia. The days are only getting colder and shorter and with that comes distress, confusion and restlessness amongst dementia patients. The term used ...

24 May 2019

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Creative Way to Engage Seniors

The weather is getting warmer, it is a lovely Saturday, and you stumble upon a great way to spend the afternoon: Let me visit my parent today! Your concern, however, is "What will today's topic of conversation be? What can we talk about? What will prompt them to speak?" You notic...

8 February 2019

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Parent with Dementia Refusing Care: 4 Ways to Help

by Myriam Hamidi
Seeking care for a parent can be tough, especially if that parent is currently experiencing symptoms of Dementia or are in the mid-late stages of Alzheimer's. It is a challenging battle on both ends - on one hand, children believe it is their responsibility in ensuring that their parent is...

1 February 2019

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Top 3 Tips for Alzheimer's Care

by Myriam Hamidi
Providing care to a person with Alzheimer's can certainly be challenging but more importantly, rewarding. It is important to remember that your client and their family is counting on you in making sure that you are providing the highest quality of care possible. Although some days may get ...

2 June 2017

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A Caregiver's Guide To Alzheimer's Patients

by Brian Shevel
Caregiving for an Alzheimer's patient can be difficult, especially when you don't have a complete understanding of the disease. Home care for elderly people with Alzheimer's is imperative, since many of them are incapable for caring for themselves. Whether you've decided to take o...

28 April 2017

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How In-Home Caregivers Help Seniors Counter Memory Loss

by Brian Shevel
One of the scariest things about getting older that many of us fear, is memory loss. It can be unsettling for seniors when it happens to them, as well as to their close family members and loved ones and their caregiver. When memory begins to fade, it can be a precursor to full-blown dementia or a...

7 April 2017

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Tips On How To Relax When Caring For Seniors

by Brian Shevel
Taking care of your elderly family member can be a full-time job that can be both mentally and physically taxing. Making sure they eat right, get their exercise in, make it to all their doctor's appointments, and take their medications everyday are just a few of the basic responsibilities ...

17 March 2017

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How In-Home Caregivers Handle Seniors With Depression

by Brian Shevel
Caregiving means different things to different people; some need physical care, some need emotional care, and others may need both. Whatever the case, it's up to the in-home caregiver to provide the care recipient with the care that they need. Depression in seniors can be difficult to deal...

10 March 2017

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How To Care or Your Elderly Family Member When Their Caregiver is Absent

by Brian Shevel
Even if you have a full-time caregiver for your elderly family member, chances are you'll have to cover for them at one point or another when they can't make it in. While agencies will usually send in a replacement, you won't have this luxury when you hire a private home care servi...

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