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Caregiving Services in Grosse Pointe, MI

How to Hire a Caregiver As the name suggests, a caregiver is simply someone who takes care of someone in their charge. In most cases, they are hired for the purpose of tending to an elderly person, a person with disabilities, or an infant (though in this case, they are…

Elderly Transportation Services in Franklin, MI

Tips for Improving Memory for Seniors Age-related memory loss is common and is not to be confused with cognitive disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, which are more severe. Though slight cognitive decline is expected as a person gets older, there are ways to be proactive and prevent or…

Complete Personal Care Services in West Bloomfield Township, MI

Rights of Care Patients Federal law requires that all individuals receiving home care services be informed of their rights as a patient. Following is a model patient bill of rights the National Association for Home Care (NAHC) has developed, based on the patient rights currently enforced by law. Home care…

Caregiving Services Bloomfield Hills, MI

Investing Time as a Caregiver The large majority of employed American caregivers — people who work at least 15 hours per week and help care for an aging family member, relative, or friend — are looking after an elderly parent. Specifically, 72% say they provide care to a parent and…

Senior Care Services in Macomb County, MI

 Why to Choose In-Home Senior Care Very few seniors want to live anywhere other than the home they have known for years. In-home senior care is an alternative to nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other types of senior residential housing options. Forcing seniors to leave their home and reside…

Caregivers in Macomb, MI

Financial Tips For Caregivers Ten million employed caregivers in the US lose an estimated $3 trillion in wages, pensions and social security benefits over a lifetime if they leave the workforce prematurely—that’s about $304,000 per person—not counting additional out-of-pocket expenses related to caregiving, like travel costs, contributing to the parents’…

Caregivers in Shelby Township, MI

Tips For The Elderly Living Alone For many elderly people, living alone can be a scary and confusing new experience. Some have never lived alone before and have always relied on others to take care of finances, home security, and housekeeping. Others are struggling with health and mobility issues that make daily living difficult….

Caregiving Services in Franklin, MI

Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly Urinary tract infections (UTI) aren’t just a nuisance – they can cause serious health problems. A urinary tract infection happens when bacteria in the bladder or kidney multiplies in the urine. Left untreated, a urinary tract infection can become something more serious than merely…

Elderly Errand Services in West Bloomfield Township, MI

Why You Should Never Stop Setting New Health Goals Americans over 60 are feeling more empowered and optimistic than ever before, according to the results of this year’s United States of Aging Survey, conducted by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Older adults are setting more ambitious health goals for…

Caregiving Services in Birmingham, MI

The Good (and Bad) News about Living Longer American life expectancy has just reached an all-time high—78.8 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Of course, there’s more to the story than just one statistic. Other conclusions from the CDC report include: Common killers are becoming…