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4 Tasks that the Elderly Need Help With

Eventually we hit a certain age where we can’t do everything on our own anymore. This age is different for everyone, but once we have trouble doing daily tasks, having an extra hand and support is exactly what we need. Life is too short to be in pain and struggle every day. The elderly struggle with many tasks. They can greatly benefit from having a home care helper to provide this needed aid. Here are some tasks that the elderly need help with:

The Top 4 Reasons to Become a Senior Home Care Helper

Caring for others is a great field and service to get involved in. Making a career out of it can be an incredible opportunity. You are able to touch and impact the lives that you are working with every single day.

Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Home Care Helper

We will all reach a point in our lives when everyday living is not as easy as it used to be as compared to when we were younger. The aches and pains of old age can make tasks and routines much more difficult to manage. This is a great opportunity to look into hiring a home care helper.

5 Keys to Caring for Seniors

Caring for an aging parent can sometimes be overwhelming for loved ones. Knowing how to provide the best care during the different phases of aging can be complex, but there are some key tips that will help to provide a pathway for you.

Top 5 Foods for an Easily Upset Stomach

As we grow older, we find our ability to digest and consume foods with ease to become more difficult. Certain foods begin to upset our stomachs and cause painful side effects, such as heartburn and acid reflex.

Caring for your Loved One

As your loved one start to get older and older, you might need help taking care of them. In-home senior care should be done by a professional with a big heart. You need someone that cares for your loved one as much as you do!

Senior In-Home Care Services

Joe Sander's team provides in-home senior care services to meet your family's needs. Those services include: Companion Care, Personal Care, Medical Services, Alzheimer's & Dementia Care.

In Home Senior Care Butler and Hamilton County

Let us help you find the senior care options and home care services that are right for you. Joe Sander is your in home senior care expert in Hamilton and Butler County.

Why Hire a Professional for In-Home Senior Care

Senior in-home care services help satisfy most of our well being, emotional, and physical needs. They do this in a way that empowers you to focus on being a healthy positive person. To be a senior who is brimming with life and energy forever.

Caregiver New Year's Resolutions

If you're like me, every December you get a ton of free advice about what should be on your list of New Year's resolutions ranging from the obvious to the impossible. Well, here's my list.

Experience the Times of Your Life

The memories will be more vivid and the experience more gratifying if we give the gift our loved ones really want: Our presence.

In Gratitude for Caregivers

November is Family Caregivers Month and that’s as good a reason as any to remind ourselves to show appreciation.

Seniors, Caregivers and the End of Daylight Savings Time

As the end of Daylight Savings Time approaches, some look forward to “getting back” that hour of sleep we lost in the spring. But many of us who care for those experiencing dementia or Alzheimer’s have seen how it can worsen the effects of sundowning. Preparing in advance can help your loved one ease into the change and minimize sundowning issues.

Taking Care When a Caregiver Isn’t There

In-home monitoring serves millions of families, allowing seniors to live independently with dignity and offering priceless peace-of-mind to those who love them.

In-Home Support for the Vision Impaired

Caregivers often encounter families with one or more members experiencing a profound loss of vision. October 15 is White Cane Safety Day in the United States, an occasion to celebrate the equality of blind Americans and to affirm our commitment to their right to independence.

Caring Options for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

While we are confident we can find a cure together, we know that for families living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, their current situation is a much more pressing consideration. That’s why Home Helpers is so grateful for the caregivers who share their lives with those afflicted with this terrible condition.

Caregivers Respond to Behavior Changes of Loved Ones

In preparation for World Alzheimer’s Day September 21, we’re highlighting some of the unique challenges faced by in-home caregivers supporting those afflicted with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.

What Grandparents Really Want

As professional in-home caregivers and families of those who count on our support, we know how much grandparents treasure their connections to family. But as Grandparents Day approaches, we're thinking about how this translates to the 21st Century.

Senior Citizens Day - August 21

Since the 1930s, American have marked one day in August to celebrate our seniors, the lives they’ve lived and the contributions they continue to make to our communities. Since the 80s, we’ve celebrated on August 21.

Eye Health Beyond Age 60

It’s important that we include regular – at least annual – vision exams in our caring plans. Senior citizens, in particular, should be screened for some specific conditions that affect them disproportionately.

In-Home Care Doesn’t Have to Pre-empt the Family Vacation

Whether it’s young children or an older adult, vacations can be a special kind of challenge for in-home caregivers. Our professional caregivers have noted some activities and attractions you can enjoy with younger and older members of the family, together.

When Home Caregivers Become Navigators

Caring for someone in their home means supporting their independence in many ways, and that usually includes their interaction with health care professionals.

Summer Reading for Those in In-Home Care

This summer, rather than recommending the books we’re reading that might be of interest to other caregivers, we’d like to suggest subjects that will interest our older loved ones.

In Home Care, Every Day Is about Independence

In-home caregivers celebrate independence every day. In fact, perhaps members of no other profession appreciate the importance of personal independence more than those who support the dignity of seniors hoping to remain in their own homes for as long as possible.

Caregivers Can Protect Elderly Even When They Can’t Be There

In-home caregivers are aware of the potential hazards our loved ones face while we’re with them. But one of the important roles of elder care is to anticipate and address situations that may be safety risks when we’re not there.

Home Caregivers Help Seniors Beat the Heat

With summer upon us, these tips for providing in home care during the hot months will help caregivers and their elderly family members be better prepared.

Father’s Day Technology and Home Care

Gift-giving for seniors aging in place is always going to be complicated, and there’s no single perfect gift for every situation. However we’ve found some of the current technologies remarkably user friendly.

You're Closer to Hunger Than You Think

Feeding America, the national network of food banks and food pantries, notes that almost one in 10 seniors who live alone are food insecure, which is defined as lacking reliable access to nutritious food. Many others may have the financial means to purchase a sufficient amount of healthy foods but lack the resources to go to the grocery or the ability to prepare it properly.

Memorial Day: We Remember with Them

Memorial Day weekend is a time when officially we stop to remember those who have sacrificed their lives in the service of their country

Senior Fitness Should Be Fun

With Senior Health and Fitness Day approaching, there are plenty of ideas for how to encourage your older loved ones to take their strength and conditioning seriously

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