What Is Music Therapy and How Can It Help People with Alzheimer’s?

What is music therapy for seniors

Music therapy can improve the quality of life for elder patients, especially those suffering from degenerative diseases, like Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s. But, what is music therapy for A...

Taking the Worry Out of Hiring In-Home and 24/7 Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care

alzheimer's care

Having a better understanding of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease takes away much of the worry when you notice that someone that you love and care for is experiencing symptoms. Loss of memory and conf...

Caregiver Shortage Alert : Who is Caring for Our Seniors?

Caregiver Shortage

As more Baby Boomers are starting to hit the golden years, there is showing an increased need for caregivers. Because of the increase of seniors, then the demand for more home health assistants, perso...

Caring for Elderly Parents: The Basics

caring for elderly parents

None of us want to think about caring for elderly parents, much less talk about it. However, you need to realize that one day your mother or father may require a certain degree of care. The more prepa...

New Advances in Home Care Technology for Seniors

Home Health Care Technology

As the population ages, older adults want to remain in their homes right up to the end of their lives. In the past, an older adult with health issues would need nursing care. Performing daily living a...

5 Steps to Effective Medication Management:

medication management

Does dealing with multiple prescriptions get confusing? If you or someone you love faces the daunting task of multiple medication management, don’t despair. Follow these 5 steps to manage your medicat...

Caregiver Roles When Caring for a Terminally Ill Senior

terminally ill senior

Any one of us could find ourselves needing to care for a terminally ill parent or close relative at some point in our lives. Regardless of your family connection, as the caregiver of an elderly and ve...

How to Find the Right Home Health Care Provider for You: A Guide

home health care provider

The move to using a home health care provider is a big one. Seniors may be reluctant to open their doors to people they’ve never met before; however, families with an aging loved one may not be in a p...

Is it still Okay for Dad to Live Alone?

Dad to live alone

When your dad lives alone, you may begin to worry as he gets older. You may notice that he’s wearing the same clothes a few days in a row. Or, he seems to be more forgetful as of late and has trouble ...

In-Home Care: How Do I Know if My Husband Needs More Care Than I Can Give Him?

in-home care

As couples move into their later years, a spouse can find him or herself in the position of being the caregiver for the other. This could be as simple as helping with basic tasks, or it could be very ...