Caring for someone with Dementia

How to Address Questions from a Loved One with Dementia

With a large number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it’s very important to understand ways to effectively speak to those with the disease. Speaking to those with dementia effectively includes knowing how to address questions. While some choose to lie and withhold information, others believe that honesty and transparency are necessary. The Alzheimer’s Association addresses a […]

Caring for Aging Parents

Caring for Older Parents? Ask These Questions Before They Move in

Probably the most admirable decision an adult can make is to open up their house to an older parent. Our parents took care of us, so it seems obvious to return the favor if they need a safe place to live. However, there are a number of things to consider when caring for older parents.  Check […]

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Tips to Avoid Common Parkinson’s Complications

Many seniors with Parkinson’s disease receive the largest part of their care at home from loved ones. Comprehensive Home Care understands the unique concerns of those who care for seniors with Parkinson’s and want you to know you’re not alone! We can provide respite care to help you and your loved one during this difficult time. It’s helpful to keep these Parkinson’s tips in […]

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The 5 Stages of Parkinson’s Disease and How Home Care Can Help

Parkinson’s disease is more prevalent than MS, muscular dystrophy, and ALS combined. 600,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year, seven to ten million people worldwide have already been diagnosed. There are five main stages of progression, though each case is different. Learn the symptoms of the five stages of Parkinson’s disease: 1st Stage: The first stage is early-stage Parkinson’s where mild symptoms occur and may be […]

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Senior Fitness Tips

Participating in an ongoing fitness plan is challenging at any age. All of us have made excuses for not exercising and aging makes it even more difficult to commit to a fitness plan. Our home care experts want to help you understand the factors that go into building a fitness plan for your loved one. Consider […]

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Elderly Exercise Ideas to Help Seniors Thrive

As we age, exercise becomes more essential. It’s vital for overall health and well-being to maintain as active a lifestyle as possible. While it may be challenging for seniors who struggle with mobility, there are still exercise options available to help boost strength, resistance, and flexibility. Always check first with the senior’s primary physician to receive […]

Elderly Hoarding

Is Elderly Hoarding Impacting Your Senior Loved One? Here’s How to Help.

Do you have a loved one who struggles with elderly hoarding? Is this situation becoming increasingly difficult to manage? Are you concerned? Pathological or compulsive hoarding, officially known as disposophobia, is much more than just collecting or living with clutter. It’s the excessive gathering of objects, regardless of whether these objects have any value or […]

Senior Home Care

Signs that Your Loved One May Need Senior Home Care

“I do NOT want to move to a nursing home!” This is an often-heard sentiment expressed by many seniors, even when they’re beginning to experience some difficulty managing at home on their own. And who can blame them? Home is where older adults feel most comfortable and safe. They know where everything is and they […]

4 Situations When Home Care is Beneficial

There are several different ways for a loved one to receive care. A home care company can give you the medical attention your patient needs while staying in a place that is comfortable and familiar. Here are a few situations when home care is beneficial: You cannot afford a nursing home. If you cannot afford […]

Perks of Home Care

Home care provides equal, if not better, care for your loved one than other assisted living options. And, there are many perks of home care versus the other options. For this reason, it’s the main choice for people who need assistance but still want to feel independent. Main perks of home care include: Familiar environment […]