Saturday, December 28, 2013
Cataracts are a natural condition that progresses over time. A person with cataracts develops a clouding in the eye’s lens. When the lens becomes clouded, it becomes difficult for light images to focus on the retina, which in turn works to send the images to the brain.
Friday, December 27, 2013
Many families are confused about the difference between hospices and home care services, when in fact they are very different. While both options of care are administered to patients in the home, be sure to consider the key differences before making a decision…
Friday, December 20, 2013
You won’t hear it too often, but things can go wrong when it comes to home care services. It’s not like its run by robotics, and everything is programmed to operate without a problem. The truth is that people are in charge of the care that is provided and people make mistakes. And yes, some people can try and take advantage of certain people, such as the elderly.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Winter is in full swing, with the fifth named storm of the season pounding the Northeast, and that means the cold air is here to stay, at least for a few months. If you know someone who receives elder care, then you want to make sure that they are fully prepared, and ready for the cold temperatures that have been gripping the nation on and off for well over a month now.
Friday, December 13, 2013
When you are a caregiver, whether you are providing home care to a loved one, or a stranger, it’s still important that you keep up with your own life. What does this mean? It means that it’s easy to begin giving up some of the things that you generally enjoy doing, in order to be there, to support, and provide the right level of care to the elderly person who requires it.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
It may be tough to think that home care services could actually save money, but it’s true. For Todd and Mary, and Todd’s mother, they came across this very same topic and they thought the same thing. The last thing that Todd, and Mary could do was afford anything that wasn’t absolutely necessary, so they had put off the option of hiring an in home care provider for their mother.
Friday, December 6, 2013
If you’re worn out from trying to be a caregiver for your parent, or other elderly loved one, it’s important that get the right level of rest and relaxation…
Thursday, December 5, 2013
When the holiday season began to roll around, he noticed a pattern emerging; his father would become more depressed and withdrawn when he started talking about past holidays, and this made it more difficult for Greg to get him involved in family functions, and affairs…