Caregiver

How to Deal with Elderly Parents Who Refuse Help: 7 Expert Tips

2019-05-15T17:24:58+00:00

Aging can be a difficult process to navigate, both for parents and their kids. Sometimes aging is gradual and individuals are able to prepare for or meet needs as they arise. Other times, the children of elderly parents notice sudden changes in behavior or health. Falls, loss of appetite, difficulty with mobility and other signs [...]

How to Deal with Elderly Parents Who Refuse Help: 7 Expert Tips 2019-05-15T17:24:58+00:00

Caring for Aging Parents: A Checklist for Caregivers

2019-04-22T13:42:54+00:00

You may already be caring for one or more of your parents. Or you might be at the stage where your loved ones have been faring well for years, but now seem like they need extra help. First and foremost, know that you’re not alone. It’s estimated that up to 30 million American households are [...]

Caring for Aging Parents: A Checklist for Caregivers 2019-04-22T13:42:54+00:00

Caregiving Tips for the Elderly: How to Help Aging Parents Stay in Their Home

2018-10-11T18:59:59+00:00

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 [...]

Caregiving Tips for the Elderly: How to Help Aging Parents Stay in Their Home 2018-10-11T18:59:59+00:00

Safety First!

2018-02-28T02:14:35+00:00

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 [...]

Safety First! 2018-02-28T02:14:35+00:00

Local Home Health Fraud Investigation

2018-02-11T20:06:04+00:00

WKYC Channel 3 in Cleveland, Ohio recently investigated home health care fraud. The below video shows that instead of advocating for their clients, these caregivers took advantage of the trust given by friends and family of an older client. Please take the advice in WKYC's findings and complete your due diligence. Look for an agency [...]

Local Home Health Fraud Investigation 2018-02-11T20:06:04+00:00

What is Home Care?

2018-02-07T21:15:50+00:00

In our industry, home care is supportive services in a person’s house or apartment. The clients’ needs, and requests determine the services. Consider home care for your loved one if he or she is struggling with basic daily living activities or is at risk of social isolation due to living alone. Services like physical therapy [...]

What is Home Care? 2018-02-07T21:15:50+00:00

Why We Opened a Home Care Agency

2018-01-31T18:33:32+00:00

Our grandmother was diagnosed with dementia. She raised her family in Akron, Ohio and had six children. Once diagnosed, and out of concern for her safety, they placed her in a Catholic run assisted living facility in Fairlawn. Her Catholic faith was very important to her, and her new home had daily Mass. She eventually [...]

Why We Opened a Home Care Agency 2018-01-31T18:33:32+00:00