The most challenging question you might be asking yourself is, “How can I be certain that it’s the right time for home care?” Here are 5 ways to know.
To help you know when it's time for help, here are seven ways you can assess if your elderly parent needs home care assistance.
Older adults often must choose between receiving care at home versus moving into a nursing home. Here's why many would rather stay at home.
When it comes to finding a suitable environment for a loved one to recover, a senior may be given several transitional care options. Here’s why recuperating at home might just be the best option for your aging loved one.
If there’s an aging senior in your life, at some point they will probably need some outside help. Should you turn to a care facility or home care?
A growing body of evidence would seem to indicate that recovering at home might be the better choice for that special senior in your life. See why.
Deciding if-and-when to start 24-hour home care, or increase to this level, is never easy. Here are some important things to consider before making your final decision.
The average senior spent many years working and running a household, so they don’t want to be lectured by their kids about something like home care. Sadly, convincing an aging parent to accept home care may be the difference-maker between them keeping their freedom and independence, or not.
Finding a home care company for your loved one that you both agree upon can be hard. At First In Care in Bradenton, we are a private, fully licensed and insured home care agency with compassionate caregivers that are carefully screened and highly trained beforehand. Our agency’s mission is keeping seniors as safe and comfortable as possible so they can stay right where they want to be.
Looking after an aging in place loved one is tough under any circumstances, but when you live far away it just makes the situation much harder. Toss in a household full of kids and a career, and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a self-induced guilt trip and anxiety. Thankfully, there are several good ways to boost your loved one’s spirits from afar, starting with these.