Are you providing assistance to an elderly family member or parent and question whether you really should be doing it at all? Being a reluctant caregiver can often result in less than ideal care for an aging individual and sometimes it’s better to hire a professional in-home care provider than to continue being a reluctant…Details
For all elderly home care providers, September is honey month! That means you can celebrate the natural goodness and nutrition of honey with your elderly loved one. Honey has been recorded in history as a food since way back in 2100 B.C. Honey has been highly valued by many civilizations throughout time, being used as…Details
Video: Home Care East Lansing MI: Do all home care agencies do background checks on their caregivers?
Home Care East Lansing MI: Do all home care agencies do background checks on their caregivers?
When seniors choose spend their elderly years at home, their in home care service providers need to encourage them to stay connected to people in their communities. Whether this means they stay in touch with their neighbors or they use public transportation to get around to favorite locations, seniors need to stay connected to stay…Details
Elderly adults want to have fun and relax throughout the day. Seniors who are receiving elder care have many options for leisure, recreation, and relaxation. Seniors can still stay active in their own way and with adaptive tools they can enjoy themselves and reduce the risk of injury. Safe Water Exercise Seniors who love to…Details
Burnout is a common condition that occurs with many people who work in high stress careers. It often happens with teachers, nurses, and caregivers. Because these careers involve taking care of other people, it is easy to lose focus on what matter in your own life and burnout takes over. When caregivers are burned out,…Details
Since so many seniors are receiving home care services and in the coming years, even more seniors will be receiving in home care services, there is a need for seniors to be able to contact first responders at any time. To keep seniors safe, even when their in home care providers are not in the…Details
Video: Home Care East Lansing MI: What is “Respite” care and does every home care agency provide that type of care?
Home Care East Lansing MI: What is “Respite” care and does every home care agency provide that type of care?
When you are a caregiver and your elderly charge has to travel, you have planning to do. In many cases, the caregiver has to travel with the elderly patient to be sure that he or she arrives in the right location at the right time. Maneuvering through a major airport can be overwhelming for adults…Details
So many adult children of elderly parents are on the lookout for any and all signs of Alzheimer’s disease. When elderly adults live in senior communities, their older neighbors and visiting caregivers are usually able to spot the earliest signals because they see them more frequently than adult children do. But elderly parents, who are…Details