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5 Tips for Finding the Best Adult Day Services

Posted by admin on October 03, 2017 - Adult Day Care

Families have turned to Adult Day Centers since at least the 1950s to care for their aging loved ones.  It’s perhaps the only elder care service available to combine the flexibility of staying home, receiving excellent health care, and meeting new friends in a highly social setting. Adult day has become increasingly popular through the … Continue reading 5 Tips for Finding the Best Adult Day Services

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3 Benefits of Senior Home Care: Why You Should Give it a Try

Posted by admin on September 26, 2017 - Senior Care

Caring for a family member is a big job. It’s rewarding and a great way to spend time with a loved one. But providing full time care can quickly become a difficult burden to bear. Thankfully, there’s a resource caregivers can take advantage of: senior home care. Home care services benefit both the senior and … Continue reading 3 Benefits of Senior Home Care: Why You Should Give it a Try

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Finding the Ideal Home Care Aide – 5 Characteristics to Look For

Posted by admin on September 19, 2017 - Home Care

Hiring a home care aide is no easy task. Not just anyone can do this type of work. Providing home care assistance requires very specific traits. That’s why, when people come to us for home care services, we explain to them what to look for in a home care aide. When a parent or loved … Continue reading Finding the Ideal Home Care Aide – 5 Characteristics to Look For

Adult Day Care for Seniors vs. Assisted Living: 3 Reasons Day Care Wins

Posted by admin on September 12, 2017 - Adult Day Care

When a loved one is no longer able to care for themselves like they used to, their family members start to worry. They wonder if it’s time to move their senior loved one to an assisted living facility. While there is a time and place for everything, we have a recommendation. Instead of settling on … Continue reading Adult Day Care for Seniors vs. Assisted Living: 3 Reasons Day Care Wins

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10 Activities for Alzheimer’s Patients to Stimulate Their Brain

Posted by admin on August 15, 2017 - Alzheimer

No one wants to end up with a debilitating disease, particularly one like Alzheimer’s. Are there are steps that can be taken to slow the disease’s progression? Experts say the main thing people can do to prevent or slow down Alzheimer’s disease is to stimulate their brain. Whether a person is in a care facility … Continue reading 10 Activities for Alzheimer’s Patients to Stimulate Their Brain

Atlanta Senior Care: Tips for Traveling with Alzheimer’s Patients

Posted by admin on August 01, 2017 - Alzheimer

Once a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, life feels incredibly different. Things you may have at one time taken for granted aren’t as easy as they used to be. Even something as simple as traveling in the car with your loved can now be trickier than ever. This can make life as a … Continue reading Atlanta Senior Care: Tips for Traveling with Alzheimer’s Patients

Legal Planning for Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Senior Home Care

Posted by admin on July 19, 2017 - Alzheimer

The senior years are supposed to be the golden years. All too often, though, they come with serious illnesses, including Alzheimer’s and dementia. Life goes by swiftly and it is easy to let certain things go by without giving them the attention they need. This can be said both of healthcare and legal issues. All … Continue reading Legal Planning for Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Senior Home Care

Healthy Home Care: Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Posted by admin on July 12, 2017 - Alzheimer

Staying at home as a person ages is very important to most people. Their home is a representation of their financial and personal accomplishments. And it’s a reminder of the happy times they had raising their children and spending time with their grandchildren. When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, though, many people think the only … Continue reading Healthy Home Care: Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

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Dementia Care Dos & Don’ts: Dealing with Dementia Behavior Problems

Posted by admin on June 15, 2017 - Dementia

Dementia is a commonly misunderstood disease that impacts millions of people every year. The numerous misconceptions about dementia contribute to the widespread notion that dementia is a confusing illness to learn about and understand. Dementia is not an illness in and of itself. Rather, dementia is a broad term used to describe a spectrum of … Continue reading Dementia Care Dos & Don’ts: Dealing with Dementia Behavior Problems

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Do Sensory Rooms for Dementia Work?

Posted by admin on June 08, 2017 - Dementia

Sensory rooms are one of the newest trends in the constantly evolving field of dementia treatment methods. Designed to promote feelings of comfort and happiness, sensory rooms relieve the pain and stress associated with dementia while also serving to improve the dementia sufferer’s ability to focus, communicate, and remember. Filled with specially-designed components, sensory rooms … Continue reading Do Sensory Rooms for Dementia Work?

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Financial Resources for Seniors

Posted by admin on May 19, 2017 - Financial

As we age, we need more and more assistance to help us through our daily lives. Some of us require more health care and prescription coverage as we develop medical conditions, endure disability, suffer from disease, heart problems, and other life-changing illnesses. Also, our living arrangements often need to change. For many, a family member … Continue reading Financial Resources for Seniors

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Veteran Benefits for Seniors Needing Care

Posted by admin on May 12, 2017 - Financial

Anyone who served in the military might be eligible for benefits depending on their needs and countable income and retirement savings, but once a veteran reaches age 65 and older, a variety of benefits become available. Elderly veterans are also eligible for all of the benefits available to all veterans, including service connected disability compensation … Continue reading Veteran Benefits for Seniors Needing Care

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A Guide to Senior Nutrition for Home Care and Adult Day Care

Posted by admin on April 18, 2017 - Adult Day Care

The Importance of a Senior’s Nutritional Guide A healthy diet helps seniors to keep away from health risks such as constipation, poor memory, high blood pressure, reduced body temperature, wearing out of bones, low immune system and many more. The guide provides information about meal plans essential for an observed balanced diet tailored to older … Continue reading A Guide to Senior Nutrition for Home Care and Adult Day Care

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When is it Time for Senior Home Care or Adult Day Care?

Posted by admin on April 10, 2017 - Adult Day Care

Senior Citizens are usually considered older adults past the age of 65. Most are retired. There may come a time in your senior loved one’s life when it becomes important for them to get home care or adult day care as living becomes more difficult. Whether this is due to increasing isolation, inability to keep up … Continue reading When is it Time for Senior Home Care or Adult Day Care?

Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Treatment and Home Care Options

Posted by admin on March 30, 2017 - Adult Day Care

We all can be forgetful.  As we age, our memory and our cognitive abilities change.  Many elderly citizens may experience a slight loss of memory.  When memory loss becomes more pronounced and  affects one’s daily life and functionality, it could be a symptom of dementia. As we age the risk of developing dementia increases, but dementia is specific … Continue reading Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Treatment and Home Care Options

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Home Care: How Music Therapy Helps Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Posted by admin on March 26, 2017 - Alzheimer

Music is a powerful tool. Research has shown music stimulates neurons that span the brain. Brain functions which have no obvious connection to each other are stimulated by music. For people who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, the effects of music therapy as a treatment possesses incredible proven potential and results. Even in the late stages … Continue reading Home Care: How Music Therapy Helps Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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3rd Annual Casino Night to Support Alzheimer’s

Posted by admin on March 01, 2017 - Alzheimer

Come help the LMK Foundation.  They have provided many grants for respite care (such as home care, adult day services, or residential services) to families across the Metro Atlanta region caring for loved ones with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. “We’re on a roll” – 3rd Annual Casino Night sponsored by the LMK Foundation at the … Continue reading 3rd Annual Casino Night to Support Alzheimer’s

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Top 5 Advantages of Home Health Care Services

Posted by admin on February 07, 2017 - Home Care

Now that we’re in the middle of winter, chances are we are taking better care of our health.  But some other people – like our frail aging seniors – need to take additional measures to protect their health. This is why home health care services are experiencing rising demand. And with good reason. Health is not something … Continue reading Top 5 Advantages of Home Health Care Services

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Adult Day Care for Seniors: Top Benefits To Consider

Posted by admin on February 01, 2017 - Adult Day Care

Adult day care for seniors might initially sound like an odd option for caring for your beloved Elder. Indeed, many Adult Day participants don’t really like the name. But what if you find out day care centers are largely employed as an alternative to caregiving at home? Or as a way of improving social life throughout the elders’ … Continue reading Adult Day Care for Seniors: Top Benefits To Consider

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Medicaid Financial Resources for Adult Day Care and Home Care in Georgia

Posted by Ned Morgens on January 31, 2017 - Financial

We talk to a lot of families every month.  Over the course of a year, it’s literally hundreds of families.  The common theme amongst all these families is that they want the best for their moms and dads.  After this basic desire, their stories start to diverge: some care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s … Continue reading Medicaid Financial Resources for Adult Day Care and Home Care in Georgia

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How Adult Day Programs Help Seniors Overcome Challenges

Posted by Ned Morgens on January 17, 2017 - Adult Day Care

As your senior parents settle into their retirement years, they may not experience their golden years as joyfully as they would like. This is especially so when facing health challenges, feeling helpless because of a loss of independence, or experiencing loneliness as meaningful relationships go by the wayside. These experiences may be damaging to their … Continue reading How Adult Day Programs Help Seniors Overcome Challenges

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Senior Home Care: Do You Know These Safety Winter Tips for the Elderly?

Posted by Ned Morgens on January 10, 2017 - Senior Care

We’re well into winter. Whether we like this part of the year or not, we still have to face the challenges which come with the season. Slippery roads and freezing-cold air are just two of them. If you’re dealing with senior home care, you have to be even more careful. Not that winter is a season … Continue reading Senior Home Care: Do You Know These Safety Winter Tips for the Elderly?

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Adult Day Care: How Technology Will Help Your Senior

Posted by admin on December 07, 2016 - Adult Day Care

When thinking about the future, most of us are likely envisioning a scenario where we work to provide for our kids. But we forget the future also includes our aging parents who will be among the estimated 20% aging population in the US by the end of 2050. They will be the ones who’ll need … Continue reading Adult Day Care: How Technology Will Help Your Senior

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4 Chronic Conditions Requiring In Home Care for Seniors

Posted by admin on December 01, 2016 - Home Care

As much as you’d like to be the one taking care of your parents when they most need you, life rarely plans it this way. An unexpected career change which has you moving to another state could separate you from aging relatives. This could mean you need to use in-home care services to help them … Continue reading 4 Chronic Conditions Requiring In Home Care for Seniors

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah from Skylark

Posted by admin on December 01, 2016 - Adult Day Care

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah! In a few weeks, my family will gather once again to celebrate Christmas.  We will share meals.  Presents will be exchanged.  My guess is my kids will make a couple presents for their grandmas and grandpas.  Many of us will travel to church for a Christmas Eve service.  Some team … Continue reading Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah from Skylark

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5 Ways Assisted In Home Care Can Be Life-Changing for the Elderly

Posted by admin on November 07, 2016 - Home Care

Are you worried about your elderly parents? Then something like this has probably crossed your mind more than once in the past few weeks: “what’s in store for my mother/father’s future?” You’ve no doubt thought about putting your loved one in an assisted living facility or in a nursing home – for their own sake, of course. … Continue reading 5 Ways Assisted In Home Care Can Be Life-Changing for the Elderly

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Is It Time for Elderly Day Care? 5 Signs to Watch Out for

Posted by admin on November 01, 2016 - Adult Day Care

Not all seniors will appreciate being sent to elderly day care. It’s a fact everyone needs to come to terms with eventually. The comfort of their own home always beats anything a facility has to offer. Unless they can no longer look after themselves. Unfortunately, there comes a time in everyone’s life when self-care is not possible without … Continue reading Is It Time for Elderly Day Care? 5 Signs to Watch Out for

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How Your Senior’s Mental Health Is Improved with Adult Day Care

Posted by admin on September 29, 2016 - Adult Day Care

Does a loved Senior in your life seem depressed?  Many seniors are. Many have other mental health challenges such as anxiety and agitation which first become symptomatic in later life. It’s a sensitive situation that requires special assistance and knowledge. The staff at an adult day care is prepared to deal with these kinds of situations. They have … Continue reading How Your Senior’s Mental Health Is Improved with Adult Day Care

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In Home Care: Why Leaving Your Senior Alone Is Never a Good Solution

Posted by admin on September 27, 2016 - Senior Care

People are naturally social and loneliness can be heartbreaking and devastating. It’s even been shown that isolation can decrease a person’s lifespan. If you have a busy schedule like most people do, it’s probably become a common scenario for your parent to spend a lot of time alone. It’s not ideal. But many seniors won’t leave … Continue reading In Home Care: Why Leaving Your Senior Alone Is Never a Good Solution

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Senior Home Care: 7 Home Activities for People with Alzheimer’s

Posted by admin on September 13, 2016 - Alzheimer

Alzheimer’s is a severe disease that usually requires senior home care services. People with Alzheimer’s can be difficult to care for and require constant supervision. That does not mean they cannot enjoy the freedom to do what they want. Being trapped at home with a professional caregiver with nothing to do is not fun. Fortunately, there … Continue reading Senior Home Care: 7 Home Activities for People with Alzheimer’s

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Everything You Need to Know About Marietta In-Home Care Services

Posted by admin on September 06, 2016 - Home Care

Difficult as it may be, you need to take care of your elderly loved one. But what if you’re not at home most of the day? Many people even take two jobs to support their families. That leaves little time for handling the needs of your parents or grandparents. Luckily, Marietta in-home care employees understand these … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Marietta In-Home Care Services

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How to Pick Between Multiple Adult Day Programs

Posted by admin on August 05, 2016 - Adult Day Care

Don’t know which adult day programs are best for your loved ones? Most of the time, it is necessary to think of their wishes first. Many people tend to choose a care center based on what they think is right for their parents. There are, however, some qualities you should look for together. Here are … Continue reading How to Pick Between Multiple Adult Day Programs

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How to Choose the Best Adult Day Care Center for Someone with Alzheimer’s

Posted by admin on August 02, 2016 - Alzheimer

It can be difficult to put your loved one in an adult day care center, but Alzheimer’s is a hard to manage illness. You may be able to take care of your parent most of the time. However, what about the times when you are not there? Sure, your friends or family might help out, but … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Adult Day Care Center for Someone with Alzheimer’s

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Caregiving: Significant Costs to Care for Our Loved Ones

Posted by admin on July 19, 2016 - Senior Care

When families visit us, cost of care is often a big concern. Objectively, families need to be concerned. According to the Genworth’s 2016 Annual Long Term Care Cost Study (https://www.genworth.com/about-us/industry- expertise/cost-of- care.html#), costs for professional care are substantial. The Genworth study provides a decent glimpse to the cost of care nationally and in specific states and metropolitan areas. In … Continue reading Caregiving: Significant Costs to Care for Our Loved Ones

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Bend the Cost Curve: 5 Tips to Create Value in Senior Care

Posted by admin on July 15, 2016 - Senior Care

As we have seen caregiving is an expensive undertaking, especially when an individual needs several years of care. When a person’s total cost of care ranges between $200,000 and $600,000, there are unintended consequences when the money runs out. Reality sets in when a wife is impoverished after her husband’s care has depleted all their savings. Families are … Continue reading Bend the Cost Curve: 5 Tips to Create Value in Senior Care

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How to Choose The Best Atlanta Adult Day Care Center for You

Posted by admin on July 06, 2016 - Adult Day Care

It’s hard to accept that an elderly loved one needs help throughout the day. We understand you completely. Know that getting assistance from an Atlanta adult day care center is sometimes just the best solution. You need to know how to make sure they’re the right fit for you or your loved one. There are … Continue reading How to Choose The Best Atlanta Adult Day Care Center for You

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Why Adult Day Care is Great for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

Posted by admin on July 01, 2016 - Adult Day Care

The onset of Alzheimer’s or Dementia can be a very stressful and distressing time for a senior citizen and their family. As a caregiver, you will have little time for your other daily tasks. We recommend that you consider adult day care centers. Having professionals look after your loved one for a few hours is often … Continue reading Why Adult Day Care is Great for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

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