Once you’ve decided on in-home care for your loved one, it’s best to make sure you take all of the right safety precautions needed in the house not just so he or she maintains a good quality of life, but that nothing unexpected happens during the times he or she is alone. This checklist provides some guidelines for caretakers and the seniors they care for on a regular basis. Of course, in any emergency, you should call 911.
Preparing the House
When a senior citizen needs in-home elder care, a quick inspection will allow you know if he or… Continue reading
Finding the right assisted living facility for you or your loved one may take some time. However, going into the quest armed with knowledge, persistence and a little common sense will lead you to the perfect place.
Assisted living facilities help elderly residents with a variety of daily needs such as bathing, meal preparation and in some cases, medication disbursement. No two facilities are exactly alike in terms of size, price, level of care and activities so doing your legwork first will cut down the amount of frustration you may face later on. This checklist will help you decide not… Continue reading
What exactly is Long-Term Care?
Long Term Care Providers encompass a variety of senior eldercare services that include medical and non-medical attention and care for people who have a disability or a chronic disease. Long term care helps meet wellness and personal demands. Many Long Term Care Providers help individuals with day to day living activities like using the bathroom, bathing, meals and dressing. Providers frequently provide assistance at the house/room, within the community, in assisted living or in personal homes. You should recognize that anybody may need long-term care regardless of age.
You might… Continue reading