Finding transportation can be challenging when Mom or Dad or both need help with driving to doctor appointments, shopping trips to the grocery, pharmacy and other local errands. It is often difficult for well-meaning but busy families with demanding schedules
Families residing in less populated areas throughout the country often discover the difficulty and frustration of finding in-home care services. Discouraged families simply don't know where to turn when their rural communities have no home care agencies. Thus,
I recently and un-expectedly discovered that my elderly mother suffers with anxiety. I was sorry to learn about her anxiety as this was not something she had experienced in the past. My siblings and I lightheartedly remark from time to time that we thought our
Why do Seniors Wake up Early? Many seniors wake up with the sun but admit they have nothing to do and nowhere to go, so why such nonsense you may wonder? Well maybe it's as simple as force of habit due to years of early work schedules. Contrary to popular
Initially the agency should schedule an in-home assessment visit to evaluate your loved one's needs at a time convenient for your family to participate. This first visit should be performed by a qualified health professional and most often will be a nurse.