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Category Archives: In Home Senior Care

  Although it’s not a public holiday, one of the most important events of the year falls on Sunday, 13 September – National Grandparent’s Day! For families across the country, this is a great opportunity to bond with grandparents, celebrate everything they’ve achieved and sacrificed, and have some fun in the sun. Here’s some insight …

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March is Save Your Vision Month. It is a month dedicated to raising awareness around all the things you can do to help protect your vision and slowing age-related vision loss. Here are five easy exercises for eye health recommended by our at-home care agency in NJ : 1. Blinking  Slowly, deliberately close both your eyes for a few moments …

When you or a loved one start to need some extra help around the house or in daily life, there are two main solutions – moving into a CCRC or assisted living community, or hiring in home senior care . Here we take a look at how seniors benefit from home care services. The comfort of home. For …

If you or a loved one is looking for a way to stay fit, strong, and healthy throughout your senior years, yoga may be just the activity for you! Here are some insights from our in-home respite care team on how yoga keeps seniors young. Is Yoga Safe for Seniors? Absolutely! One of the great things about yoga is …

March is Save Your Vision month, the perfect time for HomeWorks, our in-home care program, to raise awareness about the importance of eye health and give useful tips for protecting your vision. Why Does Save Your Vision Month Matter?  According to a study by NASEM (National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine), adults aged 40 …

Aging is a process filled with new challenges and adjustments, and the effects of aging – from losing bone and muscle tissue to changes in cognitive functionality – often mean that seniors can no longer participate in activities they previously enjoyed. However, this is more about discovering new activities and paths to wellness and happiness! …

The in-home senior care industry is booming and many people looking for rewarding careers in caregiving are considering becoming home health aides. But what is this role really all about? What could you expect on a typical day? Is it the right fit for you? Our senior independent home care specialists offer some insight that …

Assisting an elderly loved one after a stroke requires patience, planning and a lot of hard work. Here are some tips to help make stroke recovery caregiving easier and more effective, from our in home respite care services team in New Jersey: Research strokes. Knowing as much as possible about your loved one’s condition is key to providing effective …

Senior independence

The holiday season is here and with it comes a month filled with wonderful events for families! Here are some of the top picks from our in-home senior care team in NJ: The 38th Annual Holiday Craft Show at The Hermitage. Stock up on unique, beautifully-crafted décor and holiday gifts for the festive season, all …

“Senior isolation” is a blanket term meaning feelings of loneliness, depression and isolation commonly found among the elderly. While these issues may seem less concerning than illness, the truth is that they lead to serious health and quality of life problems. Here are some insights from our in-home respite care team: Senior Isolation is On the Rise Although …

In-home care services  provide seniors with compassionate, skilled assistance on a temporary or permanent basis. Here are some tips from senior home care specialists in New Jersey on evaluating if your loved one will benefit from these services. Evaluate your loved one’s care needs It’s always difficult for families to accept that an elderly loved one is starting to struggle with their …

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With many people taking on the role of family caregiver to keep their loved one in the comfort of their home, it’s important to provide family caregivers with support. Life is demanding for family caregivers, and here are just some of the ways that home care can provide essential assistance. Professional support without the cost …

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Home health aide services are more than simply getting household chores done or managing medication or coordinating healthcare services. They’re about providing essential support so seniors can live the fullest, most rewarding lives possible. We accomplish this through these strategies: Enable seniors to stay in the comfort of their homes and communities. If moving into assisted living isn’t something you want  …

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As the demand for senior care rises, seniors and  their families are under a fair amount of pressure to find an option that offers quality care at an affordable price.. Often, home care offers the best of both worlds – the ability to stay in your home and age-in-place, as well as keep costs down …

home health aide with male senior

Being a caregiver is often as challenging as it is rewarding, but fortunately there are services designed to support you and your loved one if and when you require help. Whether you cannot care for your loved one 24-hours a day, he or she requires skilled nursing care after recovering from an illness or hospital …