senior care

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 [...]

9 03, 2017

Preventing Senior Mistreatment: Five Signs of Elder Abuse

2017-03-13T11:14:28-04:00March 9th, 2017|Categories: assisted living, Elder Abuse, Senior Health|Tags: , , |

Senior citizens, whether they receive 24-hour care or just day-to-day visits from caretakers, can be subject to elder abuse. Physical Abuse One symptom of elder abuse is a physical injury. Seniors are easy to overpower and can get hurt easily. Some examples of physical abuse include loss of hair or teeth, bruises, broken bones, odd [...]

21 02, 2017

Hiring Home Care: Two Steps to Take

2017-02-23T11:32:04-04:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog Post, Family Caregiver, Private Home Care|Tags: , , , , , |

When it's time to hire live-in care for a family member, it can be challenging to find the right healthcare provider. Families can use this two-step process to find the right in-home care. 1. Conduct a Needs Assessment There are several types of home care that can be tailored to an individual's needs. Personal care [...]

23 07, 2015

50+ Best Caregiving Tools Online

2016-05-20T15:56:35-04:00July 23rd, 2015|Categories: Family Caregiver|Tags: , |

It can be very frustrating when trying to find caregiving tools on the internet.  You know what you need is out there but can spend hours finding the right tool. We complied a list of the best caregiving tools that we could find on the internet.       General Tools   Eldercarelink.com is a resource [...]

25 07, 2014

Home Care and Adult Day Care – Working Together in Boston [VIDEO]

2014-08-07T09:02:42-04:00July 25th, 2014|Categories: Videos|Tags: , , |

Home Care and Adult Day Care - Working Together in Boston  - Video Transcript   Hi folks, my name is Ryan McEniff, owner of Minute Women Home Care, home care company in Lexington, Massachusetts and today we are going to be talking about how private duty home care can assist with people that go to [...]