Category: Caregiver Resources
Hiring a home health aide for your loved one can be a little nerve racking. After all, you need to be able to fully trust this person and feel comfortable with them in your or your loved one’s home. Thankfully, our experts at UMC HomeWorks can help! Not only can we find you that person… Continue reading In Home Health Like All Things, Personality Matters
As wonderful as the holiday season is, it can also be quite a lot of work – especially if mom and dad are in their senior years! For older adults, it can be a difficult time when they miss someone who is no longer with them, or when they feel isolated from all the holiday… Continue reading How to Make the Holidays Comfortable for Seniors at Home
After you hire an in-home caregiver for your senior loved one, it’s important to build a solid relationship with them. Maintaining a strong bond with mom or dad’s caregiver will help to improve the care they receive and keep your senior parent feeling happy and healthy. In this article, our team at United Methodist Communities… Continue reading How to Maintain a Good Relationship with Your Senior Loved One’s Caregiver
Proper self-care is essential to being the best senior caregiver you can be. If you haven’t already, start taking active steps to maintain your self-care on a daily basis. Start with something small: a new yoga routine or trying out a new recipe. If you stick to this daily regimen, positive habits will form along… Continue reading Make Healthy Habits a Hobby!
“I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” We’ve all seen that 80s commercial for LifeAlert, that is now a viral meme people poke fun at. However, LifeAlert did something right because you can say that infamous line to almost anyone and they immediately know it’s for a fall alert system. Despite their comedic claim to… Continue reading Home Safety Tips for Older Adults