Living with Dementia

LIVING WITH DEMENTIA “I’m Still Myself”  “Here is what I wish someone had told me about three weeks after I was diagnosed.  Dementia is not a death sentence.  It is a wakeup call to live your life, today and every day for the rest of your life as fully as...

The Real Cost of Hiring Private Homecare Workers

The Real Cost of Hiring Private Homecare Workers After running a home care agency for more than a decade one starts to recognize the price shoppers.  They just want to know the hourly rate and none of the benefits.  Those that find out the hard way, are later paying...

Senior Home Care is the Answer for Two Sisters!

Angela is 97 years old when she falls and breaks her hip.  She has surgery and is then moved to a rehabilitation facility.  Following rehab therapy she is moved to an assisted living facility which is often the course of events for a 97 year old.  Angela has never...

It Takes Two to Drive: When to Give Up the Car Keys

Susan and Fred are an active couple in their late 70s.  Both still work, she as a caregiver and he as a handyman.  They exercise regularly, eat healthy and enjoy ‘partying’ with family and friends.  They don’t want to move into a 55+ community because ‘they don’t want...

Home Care for Two Makes Cents!

When we were first called to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Johnson, it was because Mrs. Johnson had macular degeneration.  The condition made it difficult for her to do her normal household chores because her perception was off causing her to sometimes fall. Seniors are...

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