When your elderly loved one is living at home and requires nursing care, you may wonder if a home health nurse could meet their needs. Nurses often care for seniors in their homes for a variety of reasons such as when they return from a prolonged hospital stay, receive a recent medical diagnosis, undergo surgery [...]
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The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is drawing near. As you prepare for celebrations, family gatherings, and holiday shopping, you should also be mindful about keeping your senior loved ones healthy and safe during this busy time of year. While decorating, indulgent feasts, and winter snow may not phase you, these activities and [...]
When it’s time to choose a home health agency you want to ensure that you’re making the best decision for your loved one. While some families have more time to search for the perfect home care provider, others may need to make a quick decision. Whatever your timeline, knowing what questions to ask home health agencies [...]
Most seniors want to live at home as they age, but when the time comes to introduce senior care options to your loved one, you may find yourself wondering if aging in place is the right choice. While nursing homes can be a practical option for aging seniors with certain medical needs, a senior home [...]
As your parent ages past retirement, they’re more likely to need help around the home. While your first instinct may be to move your parent to an assisted living community or even have them move in with you, they may not require round-the-clock care. This is why it’s important for you and other family caregivers [...]
When an elderly parent needs in-home care, it may not seem obvious. Unless your parent has a serious health problem or injury, the signs they may need help at home will often appear gradually. Most seniors have a strong desire to age in place, so your parents likely won’t even admit that they need assistance. [...]
If your elderly loved one has chosen to age in the comfort of their home, you may wonder if it’s the best decision. According to AARP, approximately 90% of seniors expect to stay in their current homes for the next five to 10 years, and 85% of these individuals believe they have the ability to [...]
Professional senior home care providers offer a variety of services to help your aging loved one stay independent while receiving the assistance they need. As you search for a home care agency, you will find that there are a broad range of senior care services available. So, which should you choose? Whether your loved one [...]
Most of us know that what we eat affects our health. So to highlight National Nutrition Month, we are going to focus this blog post on how our food choices can affect our brain function. There is evidence that low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is not only bad for your heart but impacts the brain. Saturated [...]
Living in a safe environment goes hand in hand with living independently. By considering some basic preventative measures, an older adult can prevent injury and stay in his or her home longer. But sometimes it takes an objective evaluation of your home to get some insight on what you might be missing. At My Family [...]