What are ADLs and IADLs?

Have you heard the term ADLs or IADLs and wonder what it means? If so, you are not alone, becoming familiar with senior care related acronyms can take some getting used to! ADL stands for activities of daily living and … Read More

Safety Checklist for Seniors Living at Home

These days, more seniors are able to remain in the comfort of their own home as they age. This is partly due to the increasing amount of available resources for the elderly. Utilizing these resources is an important step in reducing … Read More

Reversible Dementia vs. Irreversible Dementia

With Alzheimer’s continuing to be on the rise, there is more talk than ever regarding dementia. With all of the media attention, it’s no wonder that so many adults worry that every lapse in memory or moment of befuddlement could … Read More

5 Small Breeds That Make Great Companion Dogs for Seniors

For seniors looking to adopt a dog, certain breeds have specific genetic traits making them the perfect lap companion. While there are a countless amount of pups (including lovable mutts!) that can be great for seniors, we have chosen 5 … Read More

25 Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help at Home

Recognizing the Warning Signs As parents age, it’s natural for children to wonder if mom and dad are in need of help. If you have concerns about your parents living on their own, ask yourself where that worry is stemming … Read More

In Home Care: Hire Your Own Caregiver or Work with an Agency?

When your parents need help at home, your first decision is how you’ll find that help. For most of us, the choices are to hire help directly or work with a home care agency. An agency will handle administrative chores, … Read More

Senior Home Care in Denver, CO

Senior Home Care in Denver, CO

Senior living in Denver is a lot easier with the right help, and there are plenty of options to choose from. The Denver metro area is home to nearly 200 home care agencies. Most offer help with daily tasks and … Read More

Detroit Home Care

Detroit Home Care

Detroit has a rapidly growing retiree population that’s expected to be nearly a quarter of the city’s total by the year 2040. These seniors include people who have paid off their homes and want to live in them as long … Read More

In-Home Care in San Francisco

San Francisco In-Home Care

Spending your golden years near the Golden Gate Bridge is an idea with appeal. San Francisco’s mild climate, walkable neighborhoods (if you don’t mind hills), and cultural life make it an attractive place to live at any age. Factor in … Read More

Home Health Care in Charlotte, NC

Home Health Care in Charlotte, NC

Charlotte has lots of well-regarded options for assisted living, but for many seniors the best assistance is the kind that lets them keep living in their own homes. There are more than 40 agencies in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg County region that … Read More