Choosing a senior home care agency to take care of your aging family member can be intimidating. With all the choices out there, you want your elderly loved one to get the best care possible so as to continue aging in place at home. To assist your efforts, here are several questions to consider based on advice from home care industry insiders.
Your parent is aging and needs help with daily care, medication reminders, transportation, and finances. You realize it’s time to plan for the day your parent may move in with you. Talking with your parent and family members assures that everyone’s opinions are noted and honored as you plan to take on the task of caring for an aging parent.
Your mother is aging and now needs help with household and personal care. In recent years you’ve watched her resilience falter, along with her energy and memory. The two of you talked that this day would come, and now it’s here. When you had the conversation with your mom or dad, you learned about their [...]
Caregiving is a rewarding yet stressful role that many children find themselves in as their parents age. When a parent has memory loss, the challenges that accompany this role intensify. Memory loss impacts how one thinks, feels, and acts, and is often accompanied by challenging behaviors like confusion, wandering, or agitation. Personality changes are also [...]