Senior Care

How a Care Manager Improves Quality of Life for Seniors

The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly challenging for seniors and their loved ones. Seniors are disproportionately impacted by the virus, in particular those with underlying conditions like heart problems and COPD. In an effort to maintain social distancing and decrease contact with potential contagions, many seniors have become progressively isolated …

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Care Management for Seniors: What It Is and How It Works

Keeping up with the different medical appointments, procedures, tests, prescriptions, lifestyle adjustments, and more is a way of life for the numerous seniors with chronic health care needs. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 85% of seniors have at least one chronic health condition, and 60% …

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3 Ways Home Care Assistance from a Professional Agency Is Best

There are numerous factors to consider when selecting the best option for home care assistance for your senior loved one. In our ongoing mission to help families knowledgeably evaluate their choices for home care, we recommend the following three points to consider: • Evaluating Needs With a professional home care …

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3 Ways Home Care Assistance from a Professional Agency Is Best

Overwhelmed by Options for Senior Home Care Services? These Tips Can Help!

When using the services of a professional caregiver for a senior loved one, there are a range of options available to families, and it’s important to thoroughly research and ask the appropriate questions to make sure you obtain the highest level of care. Live Well at Home provides the following …

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Overwhelmed by Options for Senior Home Care Services? These Tips Can Help!

Anosognosia: Helping Seniors Who Are Unaware of Their Dementia

“How could you possibly say that I have dementia? There’s not a single thing wrong with me!” If a loved one with dementia expresses comments such as this, you may be thinking to yourself that the senior is just in denial and unwilling to admit such a concerning diagnosis. But …

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Family Caregivers: Cultivating a Sense of Purpose in Older Adults Is Key to Satisfaction and Health

Perform an online search for the words “activities for seniors” and the results will likely be a mixture of memory stimulation puzzles, crafts, games, and of course, the requisite bingo. What you won’t find, unless you search much more, are the meaningful, philanthropic activities that bring purpose to our lives. …

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Be Aware of How to Help, Not Hurt, a Senior’s Self-Esteem and Independence

“Wait, let me help you with that!” “Don’t over-exert yourself!” “You just sit down and rest; I’ll take care of that.” How many times have we made remarks along the lines of these to older adults, with only the best of intentions in mind? We want to do whatever possible …

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Tips for Family Caregivers: How to Pack More Fun Into Your Daily Routine

Countless individuals nationwide have found themselves in a role of providing senior care for an older family member, and although serving as a family caregiver is extremely satisfying in many ways, the everyday tasks involved with senior care can come to be monotonous for both the caregiver and the senior. …

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