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11 05, 2017

Tips for Communicating with Adults Needing Live-in Care

2017-05-12T14:09:37-04:00May 11th, 2017|Categories: Adults, assisted living, Blog Post, Caregiving|Tags: , , |

For seniors in live-in care situations, communication style can make all the difference in their comfort and outlook on life. Careful communication protects the relationship between the elderly and their caregivers, and happier seniors are often more cooperative in their day-to-day care and routines. Request vs. Demand Older adults, especially those undergoing dementia-related care, are [...]

19 04, 2017

How to Prepare to Become a Caregiver

2017-04-20T10:05:49-04:00April 19th, 2017|Categories: Caregiving|Tags: |

It can be difficult to watch a close family member age, but making the choice to become a caregiver can give loved ones a sense of comfort and security. The following ideas may be helpful when preparing to take on this commitment. Understand Limitations Being a caregiver has the potential to present challenges, so it's [...]

19 12, 2016

In-Home Care or Assisted Living: Which is Best for a Loved One?

2016-12-19T18:30:56-04:00December 19th, 2016|Categories: Caregiving|Tags: , |

As people age, they may need help with errands, household chores, personal care, and taking medication. Some may require more comprehensive care, while others need only occasional assistance. In-home Care A professional home helper can provide live-in care for seniors who remain at their personal residences. The caregiver can assist with many tasks including laundry, [...]

25 10, 2016

Let Minute Women Home Care Help You With Your Household Duties

2016-10-25T14:38:26-04:00October 25th, 2016|Categories: Caregiving|Tags: , |

Household duties are a breeze when Minute Women Home Care provides assistance. A variety of services are available for anyone in an assisted living situation, including help with laundry, dishes, and even deep cleaning chores like washing windows. Personalized Service Assistance with a personalized focus is the Minute Women Home Care promise. Clients are in [...]

27 09, 2016

Aging in Place: The Benefits of 24-Hour Care for Seniors

2016-10-07T15:08:11-04:00September 27th, 2016|Categories: Caregiving|Tags: , |

As the sizeable Baby Boomer population ages, increased senior health needs have led to a rise in the popularity of in-home care.  Rather than moving to an institutional setting, adults who need 24-hour care often decide to stay in their homes.  This provides a sense of independence, control, and comfort. Here are just a few [...]