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How to Provide Care to Seniors with Parkinson's in Cleveland, OH
How to Provide Care to Seniors with Parkinson's in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on October 9, 2018

Taking on the role of family caregiver is becoming more common. However, older adults with Parkinson’s often have different needs compared to their healthier counterparts. Here are a few ways you can provide better care to an aging parent with Parkinson’s. Learn About the Disease Potential caregivers need to learn…

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By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on September 28, 2018

Understanding the ins and out of health care can be challenging, and after the health care reform bill was passed in 2012, there were even more details to consider, especially for families with elderly loved ones in need of high-quality senior care. Cleveland seniors and their families deserve to know the financial realities of health care, and the staff at Home Care Assistance has provided this handy infographic with some of the most important statistics.

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By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on September 25, 2018

Many seniors prefer aging in place, and statistics show that older adults who choose to remain in the comfort of home enjoy better overall health. However, family members need to make sure the home environment is safe at all times. Here are a few simple ways to ensure senior safety…

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5 Ways to Boost Memory in the Golden Years in Cleveland, OH
5 Ways to Boost Memory in the Golden Years in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on September 11, 2018

Aging can cause seniors to experience cognitive decline and brain fog. However, staying physically active helps older adults reduce the risk of many health issues, including memory loss. Take a look at some of the ways exercise can enhance memory in the golden years. 1. Promotes Learning During an exercise…

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What to Do If Your Parent Has a Stroke in Cleveland, OH
What to Do If Your Parent Has a Stroke in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on August 28, 2018

The older seniors get, the more likely they are to face serious health complications. Strokes are one of the most common medical conditions among the elderly. A stroke occurs when the brain doesn’t receive enough blood, and it can lead to death. If your parent has a stroke, you can…

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What to Consider When Hiring a Caregiver Agency in Cleveland, OH
What to Consider When Hiring a Caregiver Agency in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on August 14, 2018

Trusting someone to care for your elderly loved one can be a huge step, which is why choosing an in-home care agency should never be taken lightly. You need to research the agency and ask for its credentials and past references. Here are some of the things family members should…

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Why Seniors Need Consistent Caregivers in Cleveland, OH
Why Seniors Need Consistent Caregivers in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on July 24, 2018

To comply with laws and regulations, home care agencies sometimes assign multiple caregivers to one senior. However, with consistent caregivers, older adults can respond better to assistance and maintain a high quality of life. Here are some of the reasons having consistent in-home caregivers is important for the elderly. Reduce…

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Warning Signs of Strokes in Seniors in Cleveland, OH
Warning Signs of Strokes in Seniors in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on July 10, 2018

In the event of a stroke, time is of the essence. Caregivers need to be able to recognize the signs of strokes so they can get their senior loved one the help he or she needs immediately. Common stroke symptoms can be remembered via the acronym FAST, which stands for…

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How to Tell If Your Parent Needs 24-Hour Care in Cleveland, OH
How to Tell If Your Parent Needs 24-Hour Care in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on June 26, 2018

It can be difficult to admit an aging parent needs around-the-clock care. Adult children should watch out for signs their senior loved ones need extensive 24-hour care at home. Here are a few ways to determine if an older adult needs extensive in-home care. Change in Physical Care Requirements  When…

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Top 5 Causes of Caregiver Burnout in Cleveland, OH
Top 5 Causes of Caregiver Burnout in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on June 12, 2018

When the responsibilities of caregiving start to overwhelm, it can lead to caregiver burnout. If you want to avoid feeling burned out, you need to understand the causes of burnout. Here are five of the most common causes of caregiver burnout.  1. Unrealistic Expectations  When you first take on your…

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