Category: Caregiver Resources
Many families initially choose to deal with a parent’s dementia in their home. Over time, it can become overwhelming to take care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Not to mention, too much stress can be harmful to both you and your senior loved one. Our team at United Methodist Communities HomeWorks has… Continue reading 4 Stress Management Tips for Dementia Caregivers
A good relationship with your caregiver is key to making the most out of senior home care services. Yet, many seniors feel understandably anxious about letting someone – however professional and expertly-trained – into the intimacy of their home and life. Here are some tips for creating a good relationship with your caregiver, from our… Continue reading How to Build a Strong Relationship with Your Caregiver
As with any other industry, senior home health care services have certain jargon we use in our care programs, including the terms ADLs and IADLs. Here is some insight into what these terms mean, from our team. First, ADLs are Activities for Daily Living – the basic self-care tasks that every adult needs to be… Continue reading What are ADLs and IADLs?
As a leading senior home health care services provider, we know all the challenges and joys of providing care to the elderly. And while this work is a wonderful opportunity to support seniors and give back, there’s no disguising that it’s a tough job. For family caregivers, this job can be even tougher because of… Continue reading 4 Signs Caregivers Can Benefit from Senior Home Health Care Services
Finding and interviewing caregivers to care for an elderly loved one can be a challenging experience. Many people are unsure of what to look for in a home health aide, whether the costs are justified, or even if their loved one will work well with the new caregiver. On top of that, it’s often a… Continue reading 5 Essential Qualities to Look for When Hiring a Senior Home Healthcare Aide