Posts Categorized: Personal Care

The Cost of Home Health Care; Where to Find Caregiver Assistance

Home Health Care Costs; There are Options Available! Caregivers: Don’t be afraid to ask for help! By Kim Chernecky Caregiver Assistance is available in many forms. Unfortunately, this type of care can be very expensive and is generally not covered by Medicare. For those fortunate enough to have purchased long-term-care insurance, all or some of that… Read more »

The Heartbreak of Loneliness

One of the most challenging things facing our seniors is loneliness. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy for those in the “sandwich generation” to forget how long the days can be for their loved ones living alone. Loss of mobility, failing eyesight and hearing, and the loss of friends and families… Read more »

75 Fun Activities to do with a Dementia Patient

 Fold a basket of washcloths  Sort Socks  Flip through old pictures  Listen to music  Clip coupons  Go for a walk  Take a ride by the beach or a favorite quiet place  Visit an old friend  Sing old songs together  Enjoy a visit with a calm pet  Enjoy a manicure  Visit the hairdresser  Shop for groceries… Read more »