Tag Archives: adult day care

Care for Elderly Parents: Where to Find It

by: Leslee Jaquette After surviving a stroke and a two-week hospital stay, Mom needs nursing care while she embarks on a lengthy rehabilitation program. Mom is recovering, but she will never feel safe living alone again in the old home place. Her children and most other grown children, when faced with this sort of crisis,…
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Senior Day Care for Alzheimer’s Patients

By Bob Kohut In the not too distant past there was no such thing as senior day care for Alzheimer’s patients.  The only options available were confining the Alzheimer’s patient to a residential treatment facility or taking care of the patient at home. (more…)
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Adult Day Care – The Compassionate and Affordable Senior Care Solution

By Inger Rarick Most of us will have to manage the care of an aging loved one at some point in our lifetime. A loved one can need additional care because of a medical condition or complication, a decline in cognitive functioning, or increasing isolation and depression. The responsibilities and challenges can be overwhelming for…
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Lets Put an End To Sitting Home Alone

Joy Loverde You know the type. No senior care for these older adults. Elderly people who are busy and active maintaining friendships, participating in hobbies and sports, and having no problem at all getting around on their own. They’re on the go and engaged in life, hanging out at senior centers, signing up for classes…
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Five Ways to Stay Sane While Caregiving

If you had children, you probably thought your days of intensive caregiving were far behind you. But if you find yourself in the situation of taking care of an elderly parent in your home, you may suddenly find yourself back in to that exhausting routine of trying to balance your personal needs with those of…
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The Basics of Respite Care

Caregivers who use respite care often tell me that although caregiving is one of the most rewarding jobs they've ever had, they couldn't do it without a break now and then. The emotional and physical demands of senior care make it hard to do 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Without respite care…
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