Category Archives: Fall Prevention

Staying Safe and Off the Ground

This season has become rife for falls, especially for seniors. We aren’t getting out enough because of the cold and snow and ice only exacerbate the risk of falling for…

Activities of Daily Living and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Checklist

Understanding your loved one’s needs and abilities on a daily basis can help family members make the decision about In-home Care. Use this list as a tool: ADLs and IADLs…

Live-in Assistant versus 24-hour Care

There are many factors to consider when seeking around-the-clock assistance for you or a loved one. Some people, or home care agencies, will hire someone to live with the person…

Tips To Manage Caregiver Stress

It starts with your Father needing help monitoring his daily medications. Not too much later he needs regular at-home care. If you are a primary family caregiver, you understand the…

Six Things Long-Distance Caregivers Need to Know

If you are a long distance caregiver, you probably often feel like you’re in the dark. You call and call your care recipient and there’s no answer. You go to…

CNA and PCA: Yes, There Is A Difference

Navigating the alphabet soup of healthcare can be a daunting task. Most of us know R.N. means Registered Nurse, and M.D. is Medical Doctor. Some even know that a CNA…

Holiday Caregiver Tips for Seniors and Children

As a season of celebrations is upon us, many holiday caregivers wonder how to involve your loved one in holiday preparations? All of us want to feel useful, and we…

How Home Interior Can Contribute to Falls

The world can be a dangerous place. With so many hazards on the roads, in the work place, and even in nature, safety should be a concern no matter where…