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What Home Care Clients Should Ask their Doctors

home care checkup in Dayton, OH
home care checkup in Dayton, OH
By Mark Febus, 11:59 am on May 23, 2019

Have an upcoming routine checkup with your doctor? We know it’s not necessarily your favorite thing to do, but we can assure you it’s good for you! And if you’re enrolled in home care services, maintaining your health should be a top priority to keep you feeling healthy and well. Ask these 5 key questions during your next doctor appointment! Be sure to take notes and jot down how your…

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senior care for moms in Carmel, IN
senior care for moms in Carmel, IN
By Mark Febus, 2:24 pm on May 9, 2019

May is in full swing here in Dayton, OH, bringing plenty of warmer weather and spring flowers. But the month of May also brings a really great day – Mother’s Day! Have you thought about what to get for Mom? We have! This year we did some creative thinking for you and came up with an awesome gift list for your mom in senior care. Take a look below and…

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By Mark Febus, 8:23 am on April 26, 2019

Sometimes, Spring takes its time to bring warm weather to Ohio, but we finally have some warmer temperatures here in Dayton! Warmer weather and sunshine, along with a great home care plan, make enjoying the outdoors with your senior a whole lot easier this season. Read about our 4 favorite ways to best enjoy the outdoors with your senior this Spring. Visit Your Local Parks Everyone loves a park setting…

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By Mark Febus, 8:14 am on April 22, 2019

(Dayton, OH – April 23, 2019) Kirk and Mark Febus, owners of Home Care Assistance of Dayton, were awarded by franchisee satisfaction firm, Franchise Business Review, as being one of 2019’s Rock Star Franchise Owners. The father-son team were selected from over 27,000 franchisees, representing more than 300 brands that participated in Franchise Business Review’s research over the past 18 months. “Kirk and I are honored to be named a 2019…

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By Mark Febus, 10:24 am on April 11, 2019

When thinking about the word “caregivers,” most people probably do not associate it with the Millennial generation. However, Millennials ages 20 – 34 are actually a fast-growing group becoming “primary” caregivers! Their parents, in turn, step into the role of a “secondary” caregiver. Your typical Millennial caregiver is 27 years old, and they could be a male or female. 1 in 12 caregivers is a Millennial, and approximately 5.3 million…

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By Mark Febus, 9:51 am on March 22, 2019

Depression among seniors is unfortunately more common of an issue than many may think. Depression’s causes and symptoms can both affect all aspects of your loved one’s life and senior care. Since senior depression frequently goes unnoticed, it is crucial to be aware of these causes and symptoms so you can catch the red flags. Most times, senior depression can go unnoticed for reasons of reluctance to share feelings or…

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Senior Care Services in Dayton, OH
Senior Care Services in Dayton, OH
By Mark Febus, 12:29 pm on March 7, 2019

Often times, trying to decide if your loved one needs in-home senior care can be a difficult decision. It can be helpful to know exactly what it is and how it works to aid in this decision-making process. In-home senior care allows seniors to stay in their home as long as possible to age, rather than being placed in a facility. Services like this can be provided on select days…

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Senior Home Care Technology
Senior Home Care Technology
By Mark Febus, 2:21 pm on February 22, 2019

Home care technology is continuously changing with improved and innovative devices created for people of all ages. Devices can detect the safety and security of people who live alone and are concerned about falling. In fact, a caregiver can be alerted to check in on Grandma when she’s not out of bed by her predetermined time. You may think of sensors used for home security, but now they are sensitive…

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By Mark Febus, 11:58 am on February 12, 2019

Did you know that nearly 16 million seniors in the United States are isolated, living alone? For many of our elderly – whose spouses have passed away and social circles grow smaller; Valentine’s Day can be a particularly difficult and lonely time. Through the #CupidCrew movement, we’re changing that by sharing a rose and a conversation with elders in our communities. In 2014, Colorado based non-profit organization Wish of a…

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Adult Day Care vs In Home Care in Dayton, OH
Adult Day Care vs In Home Care in Dayton, OH
By Mark Febus, 11:30 am on February 8, 2019

Is your aging loved one depending on you for his or her wellness decisions? That can be a daunting task and responsibility. There are many solutions today and numerous providers offering various types of senior care. As the responsible party, you have a great deal of information to sort through to determine the best choices for your loved one who is relying on you. Every community now has independent, assisted…

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