Home care can be an exciting and fulfilling career. With over 35,000 home care providers out there, finding the right agency for you can feel like looking for a needle in a haystack. As an in-home caregiver who's seeking fresh career challenges, factors like job satisfaction, a healthy work/life balance, and the potential for personal growth all matter.
For a family caregiver experiencing a high level of stress, finding the right senior home care agency to help you and your loved one age safely at home is critical. How do you find an agency that will meet your family’s needs?
How can you make sure it's the right time to begin home care for your aging loved one? Look for these telltale signs.
Benefits of a Dog For Seniors Affectionate, loyal, nurturing: There are many reasons why dogs make great companions for seniors. Not only do dogs provide friendship and comfort, but they also help keep seniors healthy and [...]
Dividing home care costs and responsibilities without upsetting the family to assist Mom and Dad as they age can be tricky. Especially if siblings have divergent incomes or some live closer to their parents than [...]
The term “sandwich generation” describes adult children of the elderly who are “sandwiched” between caring for their own children and their aging parents. This group of caregivers are subject to special challenges and stresses yet [...]
Dealing with memory loss isn’t easy and seeing your loved ones go through it is heart-wrenching. An older adult with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia needs a lot of care to manage their daily life. These [...]
Having a companion in life, whether they are a relative, friend or caregiver, helps keep the mind active and prevent social isolation. Someone there to engage in conversation with, even if it's for a few [...]
Aging parents comes with many challenges, such as not having the same physical strength to move around and do chores. Many seniors who opt to stay in their own homes will need to make home [...]
With aging come a lot of changes in the body, such as weaker bones and wrinkled skin. In addition, many elderly experience a decline in the quality and quantity of their sleep as the body’s [...]