Know the Warning Signs

Know the Warning Signs

All too often the Warning Signs go unnoticed.  As being a primary caregiver for your loved one, it is important that you know and recognize when your family member may need help to remain independent at home.  To download the list of Warning Signs please click here.  Warning Signs 2016.

Stress of Providing Care Leads to Emotional Problems

Whatever you think of chronic stress and worry, there’s one thing we can agree on: they’re no fun. Constant worry can sap the joy out of life, weakening your immune system and damaging your health. WebMD links stress to a host of ailments, including depression, gastrointestinal problems, heart disease, dementia, and the big one, premature death. Yet that’s the position families sometimes find...

Four things senior citizens lose along with their driver’s licenses

It can seem like a small thing, but the loss of a driver’s license can make life far less enjoyable. Yet many, if not most, senior citizens eventually lose their driving privilege, whether because of failing eyesight, forgetfulness, or general frailty. And these individuals must learn to negotiate their lives without driving. Here are a few of the things they give up: A sense of independence....

We help you get the right medical equipment

Many elderly people need help staying at home, but they also need help in other areas of their lives. This is why each Stay at Home agency assembles a Total Family Care Team made up of trusted providers of companion care, medical care, facility care, legal planning, financial planning, mortuary planning, home maintenance, and medical equipment. Medical equipment People who need Stay at Home’s...

Make end-of-life plans while you’re still together

Many elderly people need help staying at home, but they also need help in other areas of their lives. This is why each Stay at Home agency assembles a Total Family Care Team made up of trusted providers of companion care, medical care, facility care, legal planning, financial planning, mortuary planning, home maintenance, and medical equipment. Mortuary planning Funerals involve a lot of...

See a financial planner to better understand your resources

Many elderly people need help staying at home, but they also need help in other areas of their lives. This is why each Stay at Home agency assembles a Total Family Care Team made up of trusted providers of companion care, medical care, facility care, legal planning, financial planning, mortuary planning, home maintenance, and medical equipment. Financial planning By the time you get to be a...

Legal issues should be worked out before there is an emergency

Many elderly people need help staying at home, but they also need help in other areas of their lives. This is why each Stay at Home agency assembles a Total Family Care Team made up of trusted providers of companion care, medical care, facility care, legal planning, financial planning, mortuary planning, home maintenance, and medical equipment. Legal planning Who will make decisions for you when...

Facility care is an option when companion care can’t meet your needs

Many elderly people need help staying at home, but they also need help in other areas of their lives. This is why each Stay at Home agency assembles a Total Family Care Team made up of trusted providers of companion care, medical care, facility care, legal planning, financial planning, mortuary planning, home maintenance, and medical equipment. Facility care There’s really no question that most...

We help out when the medical care comes to you

Many elderly people need help staying at home, but they also need help in other areas of their lives. This is why each Stay at Home agency assembles a Total Family Care Team made up of trusted providers of companion care, medical care, facility care, legal planning, financial planning, mortuary planning, home maintenance, and medical equipment. Medical care Many of our Stay at Home clients are...

Here’s how we help our clients maintain healthy blood sugar

The evidence is in: The link between blood sugar/insulin and Alzheimer’s disease is so strong that Alzheimer’s can reasonably be called type 3 diabetes. So what does that mean for senior citizens? It means eating right and watching your blood sugar are lifelong tasks. And what does it mean for how we help take care of our clients at Stay at Home? It means we will stress nutrition as a way of...