Category: ACCEPTING HOME CARE ASSISTANCE

family dysfunction in home care
Family Dysfunction In Home Care: 5 Steps to Restore Sanity

Even in the closest families, aging parents and the changes of a new life season can create discord. For some families struggling years before a parent needs in-home help, dysfunction escalates issues and even affect the senior’s care.

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When and How to Choose the Best Home Care Services – Podcast

Gina discusses when and how to choose the best home care services when caring for a loved one with Jennifer Fink of the podcast, Fading Memories.

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The Qualities of a Professional Caregiver: 12 Essentials to Look For

What are the qualities of a professional caregiver? Bringing a caregiver in to help isn’t always an easy task. Here are ten things to look for.

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What is Assisted Living? Who is it for and What Does it Provide?

The focus of this Blog is to elaborate on the definition of assisted living. What is an assisted living community and when could it be the right fit?

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What to Do When Your Elderly Parent Refuses Home Care

Tim responds to a Caring.com article with what can you do when your elderly parent refuses help and cannot remain at home alone without assistance

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To Our Adult Children Caring For Their Parents: You Don’t Owe Us

Gina Murray implores her children to look out for themselves in the future if she and/or her husband need caregiving.

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Three Small Signs Your Parents May Need Home Care

Liz Greene discusses small signs your elderly parent may need home care and the steps you can take to provide senior solutions for the them. It’s not always easy to admit we need help; but for our parents, it may be doubly so. The desire to stay in their own home — and the worry […]

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elderly refusing care
When an Elderly Family Member is Refusing Care: What to Do

AskAware tackles the issue of elderly family members refusing care with Silver Linings NC of Apex, NC. What Do You Do When An Elderly Parent Refuses Needed Care? #AskAware #askaware This is Tim Murray from Aware Senior Care. Welcome everyone! — Tim Murray (@TMurrayAware) September 23, 2015 #askaware happy to be here! — Silver Linings […]

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Dealing with Resistance: Caring for the Elderly

The Mayo Clinic Staff recently published an article on Caring for the Elderly: Dealing with Resistance.  In this article sound advice is given in how to start communicating with your loved one about his or her need for care such as: Determine what help is needed. Make an honest assessment of what kind of help […]

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