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FASCINATING BIRTHDAY FACTS ABOUT FEBRUARY!

By Joan Sardino | Feb 7, 2019 | Comments Off on FASCINATING BIRTHDAY FACTS ABOUT FEBRUARY!
Home Care Liverpool NY: Fascinating Birthday Facts About February

Happy Birthday to all of those celebrating a birthday this month! People with February birthdays are likely to share some interesting characteristics. For instance, babies born in the winter month of February were significantly longer at birth. They also were taller, heavier and had a larger head circumference at age 7. Those with February birthdays…

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What is the SPECAL Method Used in Alzheimer’s Care?

By Joan Sardino | Feb 4, 2019 | Comments Off on What is the SPECAL Method Used in Alzheimer’s Care?
Elderly Care Clay NY: What is the SPECAL Method Used in Alzheimer's Care?

If you care for a parent with Alzheimer’s and haven’t come across the book Contented Dementia, it’s a worthwhile read. The book focuses on the SPECAL method for communicating with people with dementia. Family caregivers will find this method can make a huge difference in communication. What Does SPECAL Stand For? SPECAL is a trademark…

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New Year’s Resolutions Your Parents Need to Make in 2019

By Joan Sardino | Jan 28, 2019 | Comments Off on New Year’s Resolutions Your Parents Need to Make in 2019
Senior Care Brewerton NY: New Year's Resolutions Your Parents Need to Make in 2019

A new year is starting. Now is a good time to talk to your parents about changes they can make for their physical and mental wellness. Here are some of the resolutions every senior citizen should make this year. Get a Health Exam Your parents should go for a yearly health exam. If they’re not…

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Fascinating birthday facts about January!!

By Joan Sardino | Jan 11, 2019 | Comments Off on Fascinating birthday facts about January!!

Happy Birthday to all who celebrate a birthday this month. Studies show that people born in the winter months are less ill-tempered and have fewer mood swings. I’m sharing this article from Good Housekeeping. https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/g4981/january-baby-facts/?slide=2 Happy Birthday to Josie and Bridgette with Serving Seniors celebrating this month.

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How to Care for Elderly Adults with COPD

By Joan Sardino | Jan 7, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Care for Elderly Adults with COPD
Home Care Clay NY: How to Care for Elderly Adults with COPD

Are you looking for resources on what kind of care your aging relative with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) needs? They may have a strong desire to age in place at home, but you want them to have someone to care for them properly. When you hire a home care provider, each of you can…

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4 Signs a Caregiver May Need Help

By Joan Sardino | Dec 18, 2018 | Comments Off on 4 Signs a Caregiver May Need Help
Caregiver Liverpool NY: Signs Your Caregiver May Need Help

Margaret’s story is not an uncommon one. Many caregivers suffer from caregiver burnout or stress.

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First Day Home with Serving Seniors

By Joan Sardino | Dec 11, 2018 | Comments Off on First Day Home with Serving Seniors
Home Care Liverpool NY: First Day Home with Serving Seniors

WE WILL MAKE YOUR FIRST DAY HOME after hospitalization or a traumatic event enjoyable, comfortable, safe, and relaxing by helping with the following: *Pack your belongings and drive you home *Pick up prescriptions and groceries Unpack and help get you settled and comfortable *Communicate with family members as you desire *Schedule follow-up appointments and tests ordered per discharge…

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Thoughtful Holiday Gifts to Encourage Your Senior to Keep Learning

By Joan Sardino | Dec 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Thoughtful Holiday Gifts to Encourage Your Senior to Keep Learning
Elder Care Liverpool NY: Gifts for Seniors During the Holidays

Learning is a lifelong pursuit and is one of the most powerful ways of keeping your brain healthy and strong. Being a caregiver for your senior means finding ways to support their well-being from many different angles, and that includes encouraging them to keep their mind sharp, responsive, and healthy throughout their later years. As…

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How Do You Actively Participate in Your Dad’s Medical Appointments?

By Joan Sardino | Nov 20, 2018 | Comments Off on How Do You Actively Participate in Your Dad’s Medical Appointments?
Home Care Liverpool NY: Getting Dad to go to Doctors Appointments

Sometimes, the elderly don’t understand what their doctor tells them. In other cases, they understand the directions, but the cost of medications or complexity of care instructions keep them from doing what is recommended. Are you making sure your dad does what his doctor tells him? It’s often hard to intervene, but it’s also important.…

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Mental Health Concerns to Keep in Mind as Your Dad Ages

By Joan Sardino | Nov 7, 2018 | Comments Off on Mental Health Concerns to Keep in Mind as Your Dad Ages
Senior Care in North Syracuse NY: Mental Health Concerns to Keep in Mind as Your Dad Ages

Some associate mental health with an issue young adults face. The truth is that mental health can affect anyone at any age. Seniors are at risk, too. Pay attention to your dad as he ages. These are mental health issues that you should watch for. Four Common Mental Health Disorders Affecting the Elderly Depression and…

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