At some point, when our ageing loved ones reach a certain stage, home care services can offer the attention and companionship they need when you can’t always be there. This is especially helpful when you’re trying to juggle your career and family while trying care for a parent. Trying to do it all on your own can lead to caregiver exhaustion and feelings of defeat. That’s why in-home services can be so beneficial to both you and your loved one. Learn more about the important benefits of home care and how it can help you and your family. …> Read More
Do you have an ageing or ill loved one who requires long-term care? If you’re not sure what your options are, we can help. Here are the five options for long-term senior care for you to consider. Home Care Being in a familiar environment can enhance the quality of life for your loved one, which is why it’s the option that most people prefer. Not only will they get individualized attention, but this can also preserve their dignity and make them feel more at ease and safe. Having the comforts of their own home can help support their healing process…> Read More
Being a caregiver can be a rewarding role, but it can also come with many challenges and stressors to deal with. And if the telltale symptoms of caregiver stress are not addressed early, it can lead to a slew of problems like outbursts of anger and complete burnout. So how do you know if you’re experiencing caregiver burnout? Here’s what to look out for and what you can do to get help. Depression Do you feel constantly exhausted and withdrawn from your regular life? The stress of caregiver support can lead to depression which can eventually impact your relationships…> Read More
Seniors and those with illnesses or other health concerns who are living at home face a great number of risks. This can include everything from devastating falls to heart attacks or strokes, to being at an increased risk of fires, home burglaries and scams. However, personal emergency services can help to reduce the devastating consequences of these risks and in many cases, they can save lives. Personal emergency services are devices that connect to a 24-hour monitoring service. In the event that an emergency happens, such as if a senior falls or a fire breaks out, they simply press the button on the transmitter (which is generally worn as a necklace or bracelet/wristband) and the appropriate emergency services are then sent on their way. People can speak to emergency services regardless of where they are in the house and help will be sent on their way regardless of whether they…> Read More
The caregiver and patient relationship is a special one: it is a bond that can improve the quality of life and even promote healing. For some, it may be one of their primary relationships—therefore, it is important that the relationship is a strong one. Of course, that doesn’t mean that the the relationship won’t have its challenges, especially at the beginning. Due to the stressful setting for both patient and caregiver, patience may wear thin. Despite this, however, fostering a good relationship with your caretaker is very possible. Here’s how to do that. Tips For Patients: Get Comfortable with Asking for Help Learning to ask for help is perhaps the most important step in developing a high level of communication with your caretaker. This high-level of communication will ensure that you receive the best possible care. Learning to ask for help will also help to build a strong foundation of…> Read More
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