Nurses' Articles

5 Curiosity Driven Questions and Answers about Seniors

5 Curiosity Driven Questions and Answers about Seniors

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


What Can You Expect After Choosing a Home Care Agency?

What Can You Expect After Choosing a Home Care Agency?

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.


What Does Home Care Really Cost in Comparison to Assisted Living?

What Does Home Care Really Cost in Comparison to Assisted Living?

Staying at home in their golden years is the first choice of many seniors. While lifestyle choices, desirable amenities, and available health services are important considerations, costs ultimately can be the most determining factor. Therefore it is important


Convincing Your Aging Parents to Get In Home Care

Convincing Your Aging Parents to Get In Home Care

Hiring in home care is frequently NOT a choice that our aging parents are agreeable to, despite their desire to remain at home. Mom or Dad often express that outside help is not welcome as they are quite capable of managing on their own. Hiring a caregiver is


Sharing Family Caregiving Duties To Optimize Your Parent

Sharing Family Caregiving Duties To Optimize Your Parent's Care

Congratulations on your family caregiver position whether it be a volunteer undertaking or maybe a less enthusiastic acceptance. Caring for an elderly parent is a challenging task even for a professional caregiver. With that in mind, focus your efforts on