Are several easy and reliable ways to make your home environment safer and more comfortable for any holiday houseguest who’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
Helping seniors deal with depression during the holidays isn’t easy, but we’d like to give you a few practical tips to keep their spirits (and yours) up.
Preparing meals for a loved one with dementia can be a daily challenge. But, two things remain constant - - their need for nutrients and your need to make sure that need is met.
Millions of Americans each year donate their time and talents to care for aging-in-place friends and relatives. Whether you’re new to the family caregiver game or a seasoned pro, having an effective caregiving strategy is the key to staying organized and focused with each passing day.
Although many seniors are still relatively independent, they still do need some outside help. In-home care provides that help, allowing seniors to age in place in the comfort of their own homes.
With another summer upon us in Northern Milwaukee, heat exhaustion in seniors is a concern for those who have older loved ones that enjoy having “fun in the sun” during the warmer months.
If you’re noticing changes in your senior loved one, like increased forgetfulness, not practicing their usual hygiene habits, missing doctors’ appointments, falling behind on opening their mail, or paying their bills, it may be time for them to begin receiving home care.
At Home Instead Senior Care of Northern Milwaukee, we’ve helped many seniors accept outside help from a caregiver for the first time, and we’ve supported many families having those initial, challenging discussions about home care. Here are eight tips to help you when the time comes to talk with an aging family member about home care.
Studies consistently show that an overwhelming majority of older adults wish to age in place – at home - rather than relocate to a long-term care facility or nursing home. If your family member only needs assistance with daily living activities to maintain their independence, home care may be the right choice
We understand that bringing in a home care provider is a sensitive topic for seniors and that you want to be sure your timing is spot on before approaching your loved one to have “the talk.” To help you decide if now is the time to bring a caregiver aboard, consider these seven signs.