The Issues with a Millennial Style of Home Care

Millennial Man

Millennials are expected to be the most educated and significant generation at least in Western history. Today, in 2018, Millennials are aged between 16 to 36 and pretty soon they will be the ones shouldering the responsibilities of caring for their parents and older relatives. The characteristics of a Millennial has been described as digitally-savvy, independent-minded individuals who are also socially conscious, frugal and pragmatic. According to a 2015 study, Millennials handle health issues differently from Baby Boomers. For instance, instead of consulting with an expert, they would rather Google […] Read Full Article »

Helping Families Face the Inevitable

home healthcare

Sadly, not all home care patients recover completely and many have to face major changes in their life like being bedridden, wholly or partially immobile, or have difficulty with other motor or bodily functions. Even more awkward, perhaps even distasteful, is the inevitable fact of death. Yet, the reality has to be faced and the best way to do it is with professional help. No, you don’t have to start planning for the worst yet. There are many ways you can still help a family member with a chronic condition […] Read Full Article »

How to Promote Self-Esteem in a Senior

Happy Grandpa

Building self-esteem and self-confidence in a senior can be beneficial for everyone that is involved with the senior’s care. When the senior is happy that means that the family member, private caregivers and anyone else involved in their care will receive numerous benefits. The family will be happy because they will know that they have chosen the correct home care service and the service will be happy because they know they are providing quality service to the senior. When one person is happy, everyone is happy. Seniors become vulnerable as […] Read Full Article »

Daily Habits for Overall Senior Health

Yoga in the Park

Habits become so familiar that they become effortless. Human beings are creatures of habit and we are wired to want security. It is said that it takes 21 days to form a habit, but the amount of time that it takes will depend on the person’s circumstances and personality. When it comes to setting healthy daily habits, it is important to have support, guidance and encouragement from family and caregivers. Below the worst and best daily habits for seniors will be discussed. Bad Habits Spending too much time in front […] Read Full Article »

Practical and Easy Technology for Seniors

Senior Care and Social Media

Technology has changed the way we live, but 15% of those aged over 60 do not own or use a mobile device. About 32% of seniors also admit to not using the Internet saying that they fear it, don’t understand how to use it, or don’t think it is relevant. However, digital technology has crossed over to medical and health apps and now there are some significant advances in health app for seniors – if they make that momentous decision to go online. Medical experts are encouraging seniors to try […] Read Full Article »