What do you do when you suspect that your aging loved ones are being abused or neglected by the very people to whom you have entrusted their care? Well, whether you like it or not, elder mistreatment is a real problem and the incidence of elder abuse and neglect are on the rise. In fact,…Details
Finding the best senior home care provider in New York can be an extremely difficult challenge. There are a lot of things that you need to consider to be able to choose the right home care providers to suit their needs. So, how can you do it? Here are some tips that you may find useful. Determine…Details
Hydrate! Drink plenty of water before, during and after physical activity to avoid dehydration. For low-calorie flavor, add slices of your favorite fruits such as melon, oranges, berries or even cucumber or mint to a pitcher of water and refrigerate for two hours.Details
In order to ensure that you or a loved one makes a smooth transition from hospital to home, you have to ask and answer a few questions first.
Where will you or your loved one go? Your own home, a family member’s home or another facility?
Will you need help getting to doctor’s appointments or the pharmacy?
Who will assist you in meal preparation, bathing, or other activities of daily living?
How long will you need the assistance of another?Details
Telling a loved one they need care is not an easy task. It is a common occurrence, embarrassing for the elder and sad for you, especially when the elder doesn’t want to come to terms that it is time. It is important to stress the fact that there are safety issues, especially if your loved one lives alone. Senior neglect and falling are facts of life and common occurances that can be prevented with the assistance of a Caregiver. Caregivers are trained make sure the ones you hold dear are in a safe environment. Very few seniors feel and/or admit publicly they need help.Details
Nearly one third of all adults in the United States are unpaid family caregivers for a loved one needing assistance, and with the expanding senior population, this number only promises to grow. Additionally, two out of five Americans will need long-term care at some point in their lives. When the cost for this care falls directly on the individual needing care or on the family, which in many cases it does, these statistics prove significant.Details
Brain Exercises that help reduce risk of Alzheimer’s:
When people think about staying fit, they generally think from the neck down. But the health of your brain plays a critical role in almost everything you do: thinking, feeling, remembering, working, playing and even sleeping.Details
One of the most common questions that I get is,”Will Medicare cover this?” Unfortunately a lot has changed over the years with what Medicare/Medicaid will pay for and I am sure that you have been hearing about cuts and other issues that are arising with Medicare. This is why I found this article to be very helpful and I wanted to share it with all of you. It was written by Maria Lipani and is a great way to get a better understanding of Medicare. We at EvergreenChoice go out of our way to create affordable ways that you or your loved one can receive the great care that we provide. Please check out our promotional packages at http://evergreenchoice.com/our-services/current-promotionsDetails
Knowing When to Get Help
For most of us independence and privacy is an important condition for a comfortable life. We each have our habits and methods of doing things, and life has a rhythm that just “fits” our personalities. But as people age and physical changes occur, we may find ourselves or loved ones dealing with those changes ineffectively. Sooner or later the question starts ringing in our heads, “When should I look for help?”
EvergreenChoice Pamper Packages
Yes, we currently have several promotional packages available to see if home care is right for you or your loved one. Taking that first step can be the most difficult, so below are a few ways to help you make the right decision.Details