Posts Tagged ‘companion care’

Respite Care For a Loved One With Autism

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As its name implies, home respite care is temporary care designed to give primary caregivers a break from the constant care they provide to a loved one. Respite care for adults with Autism benefits everyone involved, from the primary caregiver to the professional who relieves them, to the loved one […]

Recognizing Symptoms of Mental Illness in the Elderly

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Recognizing mental health issues in the elderly is not always easy. Undiagnosed mental illness can complicate the treatment of many physical health conditions, including stroke, diabetes, and heart disease.  The symptoms of mental illness in the elderly can have a devastating impact, facilitating a deterioration in wellness, happiness, and overall […]

How to Find In-Home Care for Disabled Adults

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If you’re looking for in-home care for disabled adults, you know how difficult it can be to find the right professionals to provide compassionate, skilled care for your loved one. People with disabilities may need extra assistance, but their desire to maintain independence and/or familiar comforts is as strong as […]

10 Benefits of Companionship for Seniors

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 Most adults interact with several people regularly. From our co-workers to our spouses, we have plenty of opportunities for social engagement. Unfortunately, as we get older, things begin to change. But one thing that remains constant is the importance of companionship for the elderly.  Whether we stay involved in the […]

What Senior Care Options are Available for the Elderly?

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There are a variety of eldercare options available for seniors. These include in-home care, independent and assisted living communities, and nursing home facilities. These senior care options vary in the Levels of Care that they offer, how much assistance they provide to the clients they serve, and their cost.  Levels […]

What to Do If Your Elderly Parent Won’t Eat

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Fluctuations in appetite are common at every age, but in the case of the elderly, prolonged periods of appetite loss can be particularly concerning. Adequate nutrition is required to maintain good health and without it a number of issues can arise, including increased bone loss, weight loss, and malabsorption of medications. […]

My Elderly Parent Won’t Accept Help! What Do I Do?

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There comes a point in time when you may realize that your parents need assistance with everyday tasks. But hiring them help isn’t always as simple as finding a reputable company and giving them a call. Sometimes, parents refuse outside help. But if you’re unable to drop what you’re doing […]

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