Assisted Living or In Home Care

Assisted Living or In Home Care

Deciding whether your loved one should move into an assisted living facility or remain at home is a tough decision and, given the choice, almost everyone would prefer to stay at home. However, that kind of decision rarely depends on what we want. Costs, safety,...
What Are the Activities of Daily Living?

What Are the Activities of Daily Living?

When you start looking into senior care for your loved one, undoubtedly, you will come across ADLs or the Activities of Daily Living. This term is frequently used to identify what level of care your senior needs. There are six main components to the activities of...
In Home Care Vs. Home Health Care

In Home Care Vs. Home Health Care

There’s a lot of misinformation regarding in home care vs home health care. Both take place in a loved one’s home, but the type of services provided are very different. What is Home Health Care? Home health care is usually not full-time care. It’s medical help from a...
Need Help With Senior Care?

Need Help With Senior Care?

A lot changes when you become the caregiver, and it all seems to happen when you least expect it. You have no professional training, no timeline, and not idea the level of care that’s needed from you. It happens, it’s life changing, and you’re expected to adapt. This...
What Do You Say to Someone Who is Dying?

What Do You Say to Someone Who is Dying?

This is so tough. Sometimes it feels like there are no right words to say. Sometimes the simplest words mean the most. Here is a letter sent from a friend of mine, to his Uncle who was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. It was great to talk to you today, Uncle Joe. You...