From Hospital To In-Home Care: 3 Ways To Ease An Elderly Parent's Transition
5 September 2017
A sudden illness or unexpected injury can result in a previously independent senior now needing ongoing medical care. While in some cases, seniors in this situation go into the care of a nursing home facility, many prefer to go home from the hospital, or after a short stay in a rehabilitation center. With a good in-home care agency, it's possible for your elderly parent to return to their home and still receive the care that they need.
Keeping Tabs On Elderly Parents: How Can You Help When They Don't Want You To?
10 July 2017
It can be hard watching your parents get older, but if they shut you out just when you think they need you most, what are you going to do? It's hard to sleep at night, not knowing if your mom or dad had a decent supper and was able to wash up for bed or remembered to take their vital medication. You're not alone in your plight to tend to your elderly parents and there are ways around their stubbornness that should work out better for everyone involved.
How Can You Determine If A Nursing Home Is Good For Your Loved One?
24 June 2017
Some families are hesitant to suggest nursing homes to elderly family members out of misconceptions that have led many to believe that they are not safe. The reality is that an overwhelming majority of nursing homes are safe and provide good care for their residents. If you are considering nursing home care for an elderly loved one, here is what you need to know about finding the right one for him or her.
A Brief Stay In Assisted Living Can Help
21 June 2017
While many people move into assisted living homes for an indefinite stay, others may rely on this type of lodging for a brief visit. If you're facing a health issue that you can't handle on your own, you might commonly turn to help from family members. However, if none of your family members reside near you and it's impractical for them to travel to stay with you until you're over the issue, you may need to rely on outside help.