Posts in the ‘Elderly Care’ Category

How to Cope With Alzheimer’s and Dementia

A disease is an unfortunate occurrence that we experience as a caregiving company quite often. Two diseases that we see the most are Alzheimer’s and Dementia. In this blog, we have definitions, how both diseases impact people suffering and those around them, how to cope, help, and manage the diseases. Alzheimer’s and Dementia are often

Exercising for the Elderly: Benefits and Tips

Exercise is the body’s way of feeling alive. After you exercise you feel rejuvenated, energized, and accomplished. Everyone from all different age groups benefit from exercise from toddlers to the elderly. Exercise is most beneficial if you continuously do it throughout your whole life. Keep in mind, it is never too late to start and

Support Groups & Classes offered at Northridge

As family caregivers, we know that life can get tough. Personal care, grocery shopping, doctors appointments, housekeeping – and that is just for one of the homes you manage. We don’t think anyone should do it alone, and why should you when there are local resources available! We recently came into contact with Marijo Swanson,

10 Best Apps for Seniors – by HomeAideLLC

The technology the 21st century brings us is undeniably advantageous. Technology has advanced the health industry and allowed us to have the most up to date health information at the tip of our fingers at all times. Smartphones with the use of apps are now a means for us to monitor our health and keep

Family Caregivers: Facts & Statistics

These days, many people with family members that require homecare take it upon themselves to complete the daily tasks needed to sustain a proper life for their loved ones. Aside from caregiving being a challenge itself, it poses hardships on the family caregiver and maintaining their jobs. In a recent article released by Forbes magazine,

Taking Care of our Veterans: VA Benefits

There are many benefits veterans can receive to assist in paying for the care they need. We care about linking our veterans to the proper aid and the company that can suit their needs the best. More than one third of seniors are US war Veterans and only a small portion of these veterans are

The Wrong Medication: Prescribing RIGHT

Getting the correct prescriptions for seniors can be a challenge. People over 60 react differently to prescriptions because as you age, absorption, metabolism and distribution changes in your body. Unfortunately, the elderly have stronger reactions to the wrong prescriptions. Not only will some cause discomfort, but can also be fatal. DO YOUR RESEARCH. Doctors help

Ways to Prevent: Senior Isolation

There are many benefits we experience everyday with our active, social lives that we don’t even realize we have. From the physical benefits of just being able to get up and go, to the emotional benefits of visiting someone and seeing a happy face, we may not notice that these are the things to contribute

Home Care: The Strangers in Your Home

When we accept providing alternate care options for our family members, especially elderly parents, there are many thoughts that we start to process in our minds. Will they take CARE of my parent(s) as good as I would? Will they be NICE to them? Will they take ADVANTAGE of them? Will they keep them SAFE?