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Low Care – Different Living Options For Seniors

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in agecare | 0 comments

When your elderly loved one is ready to make a change in their lifestyle, it could be an overwhelming decision considering the different living options and choices available for them. Knowing what type of housing facility is right needs one to research thoroughly based on the requirements and medical needs of the senior. Each senior housing option offers different levels of care, support and amenities. Independent living communities are best for seniors with minimal medical problems. Residents enjoy planned social activities and maintenance free living. When your elderly loved one’s...

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High Care – When Is Long Term Care Necessary?

Posted by on Aug 22, 2018 in High care | 0 comments

Long term care includes offering medical care by skilled healthcare professionals for elderly loved ones suffering from chronic illness, injury or disability. The need for high care is determined by a professional assessing an individual’s ability to perform activities of daily living like dressing, eating, mobility around the house and using the bathroom safely. There are several additional activities to consider like managing finances, handling medications, shopping for groceries, light housework etc. One needs to be involved in these activities to feel independent and maintain a good...

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Care Respite – Top Care Giving Challenges

Posted by on Aug 15, 2018 in Care Respite, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Almost seven million people offer unpaid care to their ageing loved ones on a daily basis assisting them with daily activities like eating, dressing, bathing etc. Many of them also perform healthcare services like medications or daily injections regardless of their expertise or experience. There are two types of care respite i.e. either your loved one can move to a residential care home  for a short stay or, your loved one can be cared for at home by a professional carer while you can go out for a few hours or, take a holiday. Care respite is extremely important because family caregivers go...

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