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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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How to Motivate Your Elderly Parent to Exercise in Cleveland, OH
How to Motivate Your Elderly Parent to Exercise in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on May 29, 2018

Seniors often enjoy the benefits they get after exercising, but they may need some help getting started. You can use the following tips to encourage your senior loved one to follow his or her exercise plan.  Track the Progress  The benefits of exercise often take time to appear. If your…

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5 Mentally Engaging Tasks for Seniors with Alzheimer's in Cleveland, OH
5 Mentally Engaging Tasks for Seniors with Alzheimer's in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on May 15, 2018

To boost cognitive health, seniors with Alzheimer’s should engage in mentally stimulating activities. If these activities become a regular habit, seniors may be able to stave off some of the symptoms. Here are five activities that stimulate the brain.  1. Putting Together Jigsaw Puzzles Puzzles are a great way to…

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Top Risk Factors for Dementia in Seniors in Cleveland, OH
Top Risk Factors for Dementia in Seniors in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on April 24, 2018

Dementia is a chronic disorder that impacts cognitive function, emotional stability, and physical health. Researchers still have quite a bit to learn about dementia, but some neurological experts believe that around 35 percent of all cases are completely preventable. Here is a look at some of the top risk factors…

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Top 6 Benefits of Respite Home Care in Cleveland, OH
Top 6 Benefits of Respite Home Care in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on April 10, 2018

Many families rely on respite home care to make their caregiving duties easier to manage. Hiring professional respite care reduces the amount of stress family caregivers experience, which could prevent caregiver burnout. Here are some of the benefits respite care offers family caregivers.  1. Provides Guidance  Many caregivers assume their…

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How to Promote Longevity in Seniors Cleveland, OH
How to Promote Longevity in Seniors Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on March 27, 2018

The average lifespan continues to increase thanks to medical innovations and a better understanding of how the human body works. Maintaining habits that promote longevity allows seniors to remain active and enhance their quality of life. Use these tips to help your senior loved one live a long and healthy…

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