Connected Home Care regularly writes blogs about alzheimer care, dementia care, caregivers, home health aids, senior safety, the connected advantage, and other issues relating to home care agencies.
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Hurricane Harvey brought many harrowing images – none more stirring than a group of nursing home residents sitting waist-deep in water, awaiting rescue. Elder care during […]
A National and State Crisis The In-home Elder Care industry faces a dire shortage of qualified home health aides. Home health aides and other caregivers provide […]
Summertime vacations always bring an increase in calls from concerned adult children with some flavor of this question: “During vacation, we noticed Dad is slowing down. […]
Falls are the single biggest cause of fatal injuries in people 65 and older, so keeping elders safe in a home where they may have lived […]
Families with elders living alone always worry about handling emergencies. In addition to the elder’s own health crises, all of us have to plan for blizzards, […]
The American Academy of Family Physicians reports that one third of older alcoholic persons develop the problem only later in life. Indeed, the Boston Globe has […]
Whether returning home to Massachusetts to visit aging parents for summer vacation, the “Holiday Trifecta” (Thanksgiving and year-end holidays), or at other important milestones throughout the […]
Father’s Day changes dramatically once Dad is no longer independent, sometimes introducing questions of identity and authority as power is realigned. This can be especially difficult […]
If you are concerned about the safety of a senior loved one, here’s an objective list of criteria to determine the safety of elders living alone. […]
If your loved one has Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia (ADRD), we can help. We have adopted and trained our caregivers in habilitation therapy, an approach […]