• Published On: January 26th, 2024|Categories: Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care|

    It is crucial to understand Alzheimer's and Medicare and what tools are available to help support individuals, families, and caregivers affected by this disease.  Alzheimer's is a progressive neurodegenerative condition that affects memory, thinking abilities, and behavior. As the condition advances, it can significantly impact a person's daily life, requiring specialized care and support.

  • Published On: December 11th, 2023|Categories: Family Caregiving, Senior Health|

    When providing care for an older adult, it’s easy to slip into a habit of taking over tasks instead of encouraging senior independence. After all, it’s often easier to do things yourself and to provide the senior with the opportunity to sit back and enjoy being pampered. While our intentions are certainly in the

  • Published On: August 8th, 2023|Categories: Senior Health|

    Research shows that lifelong learning is crucial to maximizing brain functionality throughout aging. In fact, certain lifestyle factors, including maintaining an environment enriched with social, mental, and physical stimulation, are now known to enhance our brain’s natural resilience, and to allow us to tap into cognitive reserve (CR) – our brain’s ability to resist damage.

  • Published On: July 19th, 2023|Categories: Senior Health, Senior Safety|

    The warm summer months provide wonderful opportunities for older adults to celebrate with family and friends: graduations, picnics, pool parties, and enjoying the beauty of nature. Yet it’s important to be aware of heat-related dangers that can sneak up quickly on seniors, and to know what to do to help seniors in hot weather stay

  • Published On: March 7th, 2023|Categories: Home Health Care Services, Hospice|

    Effective, compassionate communication puts patients at the center of their own healthcare journey, enabling follow-through with clinical recommendations and treatment plans. However, primary care physicians and advanced practice clinicians often have little time to communicate with their patients, families, and interdisciplinary providers, which has a measurable impact on outcomes – both for patients and a

  • Published On: August 14th, 2019|Categories: Senior Health|

    As summer winds down, our in-home care professionals have the information you need to prepare for the next season: flu season. August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and it’s important for all of us to ensure we’re protected. For older adults in particular, vaccinations are crucial, as complications from the flu, pneumonia, and other diseases