Medication Management

Medication Management

According to dailycaring.com, on average, people over age 65 take more than 14 prescription medications a year. That puts them at higher risk of overmedication and negative drug side effects. Failure to take medications as prescribed puts anyone at risk, but...
Stroke Awareness Month – May 2022

Stroke Awareness Month – May 2022

The month of May is Stroke Awareness Month. Every 40 seconds, someone in the US has a stroke. One in four strokes are in someone who has previously had a stroke. Eighty percent (80%) of strokes are preventable with lifestyle changes. These are just a few statistics...
Senior Living Options

Senior Living Options

When you’re looking for alternative living options for a loved one, knowing some of the basics will help you get a step ahead. This article is primarily focused on private pay senior living communities and is intended to give you a general framework of what’s...
Solution: Home Care

Solution: Home Care

Home care, often referred to as personal care, helps older adults maintain healthy, active lifestyles for as long as possible in the comfort of their own homes. Home care has emerged as a valuable solution to fill gaps created by traditional care models, including...
Alzheimer’s Signs & Symptoms

Alzheimer’s Signs & Symptoms

Early Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease Are you noticing some changes in your loved one’s cognitive abilities? Are there some routine tasks that he/she is no longer able to perform? If so, it may be time to take a closer look at things like medications, bank...
Adjusting to Assisted Living

Adjusting to Assisted Living

When the time comes to move a parent into an Assisted Living Community, there are many things to consider.  A transition as big as this is often met with varying levels of stress, anxiety, and sometimes anger – even though it may be the best next step for your loved...