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How Can Music Help Seniors In Home Care

By Mark Febus, 10:05 am on January 16, 2020

Music – We hear it all the time! As adults, it is probably fair to see that we have heard thousands of different songs and artists over the years. So many that it can be easy to take music for granted. But the same is not true for seniors in home care. For them, music is considered a medicine of the mind! Music therapy offers seniors numerous proven health benefits,…

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By Mark Febus, 8:57 am on December 30, 2019

It’s no easy task to communicate with a senior in home care who suffers from hearing loss. We know it can often be a trying time for both you and your senior. That’s why we want to help you talk with your senior as effectively as possible. Browse through our advice below to begin easily prompting the conversations.  Get Their Attention First You’ll find it is easier to start a…

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By Mark Febus, 10:39 am on December 12, 2019

Have you been wondering if a career in senior home care is right for you? A senior caregiver is an individual responsible for directly assisting older adults with the daily activities of living. Some of these tasks may include help with bathing and grooming, meal preparation, light housekeeping, companionship and transportation. But not just anyone can become a senior caregiver. If you have the passion for the work and a…

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By Mark Febus, 8:56 am on November 25, 2019

It’s the holiday season! This is a time when families are feeling joyful and are looking forward to all the quality time and get togethers. But don’t forget about your senior in senior care. Many times, the holidays may cause feelings of isolation while the rest of the family is busy and celebrating. If this is the case with your senior, you can help them included and loved by taking…

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in home care diet tips
in home care diet tips
By Mark Febus, 9:35 am on November 11, 2019

The latest fad diet making waves? The keto diet, where people are cutting out sugar and carbs left and right! And more importantly, they have had successful weight loss doing so. Have you found yourself wanting to give keto a try? If so, and you’re an older adult, you may also be wondering if the keto diet for seniors is safe. So, Home Care Assistance is ready to help you…

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By Mark Febus, 10:13 am on October 24, 2019

Do you provide care for your senior parents? If so, then you know it can be a challenge. But caring for your senior parents who live far away from you can bring on a whole new set of obstacles! But don’t worry, Home Care Assistance is ready to help you learn the logistics of long-distance senior care. Read below for our tips to help you provide the best care for…

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By Mark Febus, 1:31 pm on October 10, 2019

If you belong to a younger generation, like iGen, Generation Z, Millennials, or Generation X, you can probably confirm that using technology is like second nature to you. So, where does that leave senior citizens? They often struggle to keep up with advancements or get left behind socially. But younger generations can teach seniors how to stay social, too! Especially those with parents or grandparents in senior care. Help your…

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Senior care legal documents
Senior care legal documents
By Mark Febus, 9:47 am on September 26, 2019

Legal Documents You Need for Your Parent in Senior Care Do you have a parent in senior care, or are you getting ready to enroll a parent in senior care services? If you answered “yes” to either question, then it will be beneficial to familiarize yourself with the legal documents below that are needed for a parent in senior care. Advanced Directive Having an advanced directive in place is crucial…

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end of life care
end of life care
By Mark Febus, 11:16 am on September 15, 2019

If you would like to give peace of mind to yourself, your senior, and your whole family, having a conversation about end of life care planning is a good place to start – Even though this is a tender topic to discuss. Being able to plan out end of life care options will help to honor your senior’s wishes if and when they are no longer able to speak for…

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Home Care for Seniors with Disabilities
Home Care for Seniors with Disabilities
By Mark Febus, 10:01 am on August 22, 2019

As we age, we often face new challenges that weren’t even a thought in our youth. One of those challenges is disabilities – and 25% of senior Americans ages 65 – 74 live with one. Seniors with disabilities often experience a greater struggle, and that’s why we at Home Care Assistance want to talk to you about home care options that can offer solutions. First, let’s learn about the various…

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