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...

3 March 2017

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Tips For Hiring In-Home Care For Your Senior

by Brian Shevel
If you've decided to hire in-home care for your senior, there are some things that you should keep in mind before, during, and after your search. While finding an in-home caregiver that both you and the care recipient feel comfortable with is definitely a main factor in selecting the right...

24 February 2017

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Caregiver Tips: 4 Quick Ways To Reduce Caregiver Stress

by Brian Shevel
Caregiving can be a stressful responsibility, especially when you feel like you're on your own. It's easy to become overwhelmed with the duties of taking care of your loved one and forget about taking care of yourself sometimes, but it's important to remember how to manage your str...

17 February 2017

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Diet For The Elderly: 8 Healthy Eating Tips For Seniors

by Brian Shevel
One of the most important habits for seniors to keep up in order to maintain their livelihood is healthy eating habits. A healthy senior's diet will not only have a ton of nutritional value, but it can help them feel better about themselves, which will work to improve their overall health....

20 January 2017

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Home Care Abuse - Ways To Make Sure Your Loved Ones Are In Safe Hands

by Brian Shevel
We know if there's a choice, seniors nearly always prefer to receive elder care services in the comfort of their homes. The surroundings are more familiar, the access to family and friends more available, and there's a level of independence that is maintained when inside the home. ...

13 January 2017

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Checklist: Preparing Elders And Their Caregivers For Emergencies

by Brian Shevel
There's no doubt that seniors prefer living and being cared for at home rather than in an alternative care facility. Countless studies and surveys have concluded as much. With caring for seniors at home, however, the responsibility to ensure that they are safe and ready for any emergencies fa...

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