By HomeCare Assistance, ALCA Corporate Partner As our family members and friends reach their later years in life we glean the opportunity to slow down and appreciate our time with them. There are a variety of activities that they can do in that offer the opportunity to stimulate and exercise them physically, mentally and emotionally … Continue reading 5 Easy and Enjoyable Activities to Share with Older Loved Ones
It’s easy to put off planning for a parent or loved one’s care when that person is still healthy and able to care for themselves. Rather than wait for a crisis to strike, take time to plan for how you can maintain your loved one’s safety and quality of life. Here are five strategies to … Continue reading 5 Tips for Planning for the Future When a Parent Is Still Healthy
In the Aging Life Care Association’s newest White Paper, “Agency or Independent: Considerations in Hiring”, ALCA member Bunni Dybnis examines the legal and financial questions one should examine before deciding to hire caregivers for the home. Below is an excerpt from the beginning of the White Paper; to read and download the entire document, please … Continue reading What’s Important to Consider Before Hiring In-Home Caregivers
Do you want to age in place? In this free eBook from the Aging Life Care Association™, you will learn how you can plan for and get the care you need at home. Planning for the Care You Need at Home also shows you how to work with your family to ensure your choices and … Continue reading How to Age in Place
Incontinence isn’t the easiest topic to discuss; but when ignored, incontinence can cause bigger problems – depression, social isolation, infection. With proper assessment and guidance, aging adults can greatly improve their quality of life by selecting the right incontinence product to meet individual incontinence challenges. Consider These Factors When Selecting the Right Incontinence Product by … Continue reading Choosing the Best Incontinence Product
According to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, an estimated 7 to 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s disease, a chronic and progressive movement disorder for which there is no cure. For people living with Parkinson’s, falls are a frequent and hazardous complication because of the symptoms related to Parkinson’s – muscular stiffness, freezing, shuffling … Continue reading Reduce Falls for People with Parkinson’s
Do you want to grow old in your home or age in place as it is now commonly referred? This free eBook was written to help you and your family plan for the care you may need to successfully age in place. Download your copy today and start a conversation with an Aging Life Care … Continue reading Are You Prepared to Age in Place?
In this free eBook from the Aging Life Care Association™, you will learn how you can plan for and get the care you need at home. Planning for the Care You Need at Home also shows you how to work with your family to ensure your choices and wishes are supported. Planning for the Care … Continue reading Aging In Place? How to Plan for the Care You Need at Home
With winter bearing down on much of the country, severe weather — snow, freezing temperatures, ice, or heavy rains — greatly impacts the safety and well-being of the elderly. Here are some tips from the experts in aging well, Aging Life Care Association™ to help aging adults get ready for winter weather. Before a Storm Stay … Continue reading Top Tips to Help Aging Adults Get Ready for Winter Storms
Worried about the well-being of your aging neighbor? It doesn’t matter whether you live in a city condominium or in a planned suburban neighborhood, if you have concerns about the safety or health of an aging neighbor an Aging Life Care Professional™ can help. While this article takes a look at dealing with aging residents … Continue reading Who Can Help My Aging Neighbor?