Adult siblings arguing over an elderly parent’s care and how the responsibilities should be divided is not a very pleasant situation, yet it is all too common. Rivalries and competitions that were a part of childhood tend to resurface at this time. Hurt feelings and past grievances also arise because family members are feeling stress…Details
Video: Home Care East Lansing MI: If my aging loved one needs care 24 hours a day, is there a difference in cost between a live-in caregiver and paying for hourly care?
Home Care East Lansing MI: If my aging loved one needs care 24 hours a day, is there a difference in cost between a live-in caregiver and paying for hourly care?
For many seniors, most difficult part of growing older is the feeling of no longer being helpful or useful to anybody. Even seniors who are not coping with extensive medical needs or cognitive issues that make it difficult for them to be involved tend to still feel withdrawn and disconnected from others within the community.…Details
Every year thousands of people suffer from skin cancer. Even more cope with the effects of skin damage. These damages are caused by overexposure to ultraviolet light, a component of sunlight and artificial tanning beds. As an element of your elder care services, it is important that you help your aging loved one understand the…Details
Emergencies are reality of life. While you never want to think about your family being the victim of a violent intrusion, natural disaster or other emergency, ignoring the potential of these things may happen good place your aging loved one at very serious risk. Emergency preparedness is a critical element of senior care, and one…Details
We hear a tremendous amount about the physical and cognitive issues that are facing seniors today. What we are much less likely to discuss openly, however, are the challenges that are facing caregivers. Caregiver depression is considered by many a silent epidemic that is greatly threatening the health and well-being of those have dedicated their…Details
If you are preparing to embark on the adventure of providing elder care for an aging loved one, you will quickly find that there is a tremendous amount of terminology that you will need to understand in order or make the appropriate decisions for this senior. Whether you will be the primary caregiver for your…Details
Video: Home Care Lansing MI: What is Live-In Care and how do I find a caregiver who will live in the home?
Home Care Lansing MI: What is Live-In Care and how do I find a caregiver who will live in the home?
Jane would never forget the phone call she received that cold December morning. It was still dark when her phone rang, and for a moment she was disoriented. It had rung multiple times before she was finally able to pick up the phone and answered. The voice on the other end of the line was…Details
Providing elder care for an aging loved one is about much more than making sure she is compliant with her medication and treatments, and helping her fulfill her activities of daily living. Innovative elder care is about addressing the entire senior, meaning going beyond just the physical needs to addressing psychological, cognitive and emotional needs…Details