In the U.S. today, thousands of older adults are facing the prospect of elderly home care for their aging parents while simultaneously caring for their own children.
The arts can be used to help people with dementia live better lives. Find out how using the arts with dementia can encourage a positive relationship between clients in an elderly home and their caregivers.
Anyone who has been the recipient of quality home health care can probably identify five or more benefits of receiving care from a home care agency, but for anyone who is just beginning to consider the possibility, and especially when you cannot reside with your parent, this discussion may help you to decide.
If you find yourself feeling that it’s easier just to “do it yourself” when it comes to your parent’s daily activities and safety, don’t be too hard on yourself. It shows how much you care. But, you also want to maintain a healthy balance between keeping them safe and having them maintain their dignity.
June is PTSD Awareness Month and in honor of that, we're going to take a brief look at how animal assisted therapy can help those who suffer from it.
Now that your loved one has agreed to receive help from a caregiver, you want the find the best caregiving help you can for them. Their caregiver is going to play a prominent role in their life, and yours; not just anyone will do. Here are five tips to help you get the best caregiving help for your loved one.
Family Resource Home Care CEO, Jeff Wiberg, was quoted in the following McKnight's Home Care article with professional advice on how to grow your home care agency.
Helping a family member transition from a hospital to home can also be stressful, particularly for the person assuming responsibility for the transition. Making arrangements for the care of a loved one can prompt a range of emotions, including nervousness and fear.
Sometimes it’s obvious that an older adult needs help. However, often changes happen gradually, making it challenging for a family member to decide if it’s time for a loved one to receive home care. Here are a couple of ways you can assess if your loved one needs in-home care.
For the right person, a career in caregiving can be highly satisfying and fulfilling. Caregivers are in greater demand than ever because of the coming of age of baby boomers and their parents living longer, healthier lives. Could it be the career you’ve been searching for?