Tips for Helping Older Adults Eat

If you’re having trouble getting your aging relative to eat, you’re not alone. Many family caregivers struggle with mealtimes and convincing seniors to consume enough food. There are all kinds of reasons older adults don’t want to eat, including medical problems or just feeling lonely when they have to eat alone. If you’re having trouble […]

Seniors and Slip and Fall Accidents

There are few things more devastating to an elderly person than when they are injured in a slip and fall accident. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2.8 million elderly adults are treated in the emergency room each year for slip and fall accidents. They also report that one in four elderly […]

Encouraging a Senior with Low Vision to Keep Up with Their Favorite Activities

If you are like many family caregivers, the first thing that you are likely to think about when you consider low vision is safety issues. You think about them not being able to move around their home as safely and being at risk of falls or impact exercises, or about them accidentally experiencing a poison […]

Tips for Protecting Your Parent during Mold Awareness Month

Home Care in Kentwood MI Experts estimate that there could be upwards of three hundred thousand different types of molds in the world, and though most of those exist only outdoors, there are a large number that can and do thrive indoors and can cause an infestation in your parent’s home. If mold grows within […]

Stretching a Dollar a Long Way when Home Care is Needed

Home Care in Kentwood MI In the current economy, people are trying to stretch their money farther than they had in the past. When you’re looking into any type of home care, either for yourself or a family member, if you’re on a limited budget you may feel that your options are also limited.  There […]

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