Why not spend National Senior Citizens Day introducing your loved ones to fun activities they can enjoy throughout the year? These entertainment ideas should make the festivities even more memorable for you both.
Consistency is essential when it comes to caregiving. You want to know that your caregiver will do the right thing for your loved one every time they’re with them. You can count on a consistent caregiver.
How do you know as a family caregiver that you need help providing the care your loved one needs? Here are five signs we’ve found to be reliable indicators that memory care is needed.
If you’re worried about the senior loved one in your life falling at home, there are modifications you can make that can substantially reduce their risk of serious injury. Taking a room-by-room approach, let’s look at some budget-friendly modifications you can make to help prevent your loved one from falling.
If you’re a family caregiver who is feeling stressed, anxious, and exhausted, rest assured that you’re not alone. Here are some sources that can provide you with the caregiving support you need.
If we’ve learned anything over the past few years concerning our health care system, it’s that the nurses across America are skilled, dedicated, and selfless. It's only fitting that one week each year is dedicated to honoring these incredible individuals.
A rapidly aging population combined with a heightened desire to age in place has created the “perfect storm” for employment opportunities within home care. If becoming a professional caregiver interest you, this handy roadmap could be your pathway to success.
At Home Instead of Southwest Florida, we provide caregivers with several benefits that include personal growth and development, job satisfaction, and flexibility. What does it take for you to be a good caregiver? Read on to learn more about the top qualities that professional caregivers should have.
At Home Instead of Southwest Florida, we’ve helped many seniors accept outside help from a caregiver for the first time, and we’ve supported many families having those initial, challenging discussions about home care. Here are eight tips to help you when the time comes to talk with an aging family member about home care.
To help you understand each other better and decide which type of care would be best for your loved one, here is a rundown on the differences between home care and home health.