Mom, Dad – We Need to Talk

By |2022-06-23T14:56:00-05:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , |

Mom, Dad - We Need to Talk Mom can no longer keep up with household chores - beds are unmade, there’s expired food in the fridge and unopened mail on the counter. Dad spends less time with his friends and more time sitting in his recliner. Is it time to suggest in-home care? “It’s never [...]

What is Sundowning and What Can You do About it?

By |2022-06-22T14:43:20-05:00June 20th, 2022|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , |

What is Sundowning and What Can You do About it? If you’re caring for a loved with with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, you may have noticed an increase in confusion, anxiety or even aggression at the end of the day. This type of late day confusion is often referred to as sundowning. [...]

Are You Prepared to Age in Place?

By |2022-06-22T14:57:00-05:00May 19th, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are You Prepared to Age in Place? If you’re like most people, you want to remain in your home as you get older… but according to a new poll, you probably aren’t fully prepared to age in place.  New findings University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging suggest many people in their 50’s, 60’s [...]

Professional Caregiving Can be Your Encore Career

By |2022-06-22T14:58:36-05:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Professional Caregiving Can be Your Encore Career Are you one of the almost 4 million people who retired prematurely because of the pandemic? New AARP research found that about two in five workers age 50+, who had recently retired, left a job or considered leaving a job, wouldn’t have done so had it not been [...]

This Is Home Care

By |2021-04-21T15:38:42-05:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , |

Vince Lombardi held up a football and told his players, “this is a football.” If I were to say, “this is home care,” what do you think we would be holding up? Today still, we would hold up a caregiver. Caregivers ARE home care - simply. All other modalities flow from the caregiver-client relationship. [...]