Overcome Depression during holidays In Home Care Agency

Sometimes as our loved ones continue to age, the holidays no longer seem very jolly, and they may not feel like celebrating much anymore. What used to be a joyous occasion can change and take on new meanings as life throws us curve balls. The biggest curveball this year, obviously, is that we are still…

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Family Gathering with PPE to Prevent Covid-19 In Home Care Agency

This time of the year many families have began to make holiday travel plans, but coronavirus (COVID-19) is raising questions about the risk that poses for their elderly loved ones. Now is the time to gather information about travel and begin conversations with older family members about what to expect this season. COVID-19 might restrict…

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A Good Caregiver

We want to highlight the importance of caregivers. A caregiver is a person who provides any type of physical and/or emotional care for an ill or disabled person at their home. Loved ones in need of care include those suffering from a physical or mental illness, disability, substance misuse, or other condition. In most cases,…

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Seniors Staying Active During Covid-19

The fear and spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has pushed many people to shelter in place during the quarantine. Suddenly, people are restricted to their homes. Since the disease is especially dangerous for seniors, it’s important that families help ensure that their loved ones can remain at home. But remaining home-bound can cause feelings of isolation…

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Home Care in Greenville SC Seniors with their family at home avoid hospitalization

When is home care an option? Yes, home care has expanded in recent years to include a more full range of services – but what does that mean for you? Overall, it means home care might be an option for a larger number of patients, including those who need: help around the house (dishes, laundry,…

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Study Proves Home health Care Saves Lives and Money

Patients who receive home health care after a hospital discharge save the system about $6500 over the course of a year and home care. “Independently decreased the hazard of follow-up readmission and death,” according to a new study published in the American Journal of Medicine. The study looked at 64,541 patients, with 11,266 control patients…

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Caregiver with senior participant

What is Respite Care? Respite care is a type of assistance that allows the family caregiver to take a break from caregiving. This type of care focuses on helping family caregivers recharge, ease their stress, and avoid caregiver burnout. Rather than spending time attending to daily duties, respite care provides assistance and support to the…

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When to hire senior home care services

There is often a lot of resistance and hesitation when it comes to hiring senior home care services. Many people don’t like admitting that they need help with daily activities, and family members don’t always know how to broach the subject. Unfortunately, this means that a senior relative can go years without assistance since it…

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