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By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on January 18, 2018

When aging adults require assistance with their daily lives, family caregivers likely need to choose between in-home care and assisted living. Your family should consider your loved one’s health and personal wishes when making the final decision. Here are some of the advantages in-home care has over assisted living facilities. …

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on January 4, 2018

Being a caregiver can be a difficult task, and family caregivers are at risk of experiencing burnout. A senior’s cognitive and physical abilities along with personality are some of the factors that may make the rewarding task stressful. However, there are several ways caregivers can protect themselves from experiencing burnout. …

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on December 28, 2017

The senior population is rapidly growing and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. For many families in Huntsville, AL, in-home care will soon be an important concern when it comes to the wellbeing of their aging loved ones. Using the infographic below, provided by Huntsville Home Care…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on December 21, 2017

When seniors need some extra assistance, in-home care is always a sensible solution. Professional caregivers provide a wide range of services, from grooming assistance to companionship. Here are a few indicators that suggest it’s time to think about in-home care for your senior loved one.  1. Messy Household A cluttered…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on December 7, 2017

Dementia and Alzheimer’s are two health conditions that have many of the same symptoms, but there are also significant differences. Seniors and their family caregivers need to understand those differences. Learning more about the conditions can help seniors stave them off and live a higher quality of life. Take a…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on November 23, 2017

As your loved one ages, it will become less routine for him or her to exercise. As a result, he or she may be at a higher risk of depression, joint and muscle pain, heart disease, obesity, and other conditions. By exercising on a regular basis, your loved one can…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on November 9, 2017

Respite caregivers come to a family’s home and take care of a senior. They have very flexible schedules, so you can find respite care for a few hours a day or a few days a week. Families who hire in-home respite care get to enjoy the following seven great benefits….

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on October 19, 2017

Most seniors experience some cognitive decline as they age. However, by taking a few preventative measures, seniors may be able to reduce their risk of Alzheimer’s. Here are a few Alzheimer’s prevention tips.  Avoid Stress Increased stress levels may be linked to cognitive decline. There are many activities that can…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on October 5, 2017

It may be difficult to tend to your senior loved one’s needs while taking care of your personal and professional responsibilities. This doesn’t mean your loved one has to go live in an assisted living facility. Instead, you can hire an in-home caregiver who helps your loved one age in…