HOME HEALTH CARE VS IN-HOME CARE

HOME HEALTH CARE VS IN-HOME CARE

Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing. To keep a person, live longer with health, he should follow a healthy lifestyle, need a balanced diet and activities. But there are many cases like aged people, a person’s disability, or any...
COMPANION CAREGIVER.

COMPANION CAREGIVER.

Have Being the caregiver of an elderly person can be very satisfying, however, it takes a certain mindset to be the best caregiver possible. A caregiver, above all, should be empathetic. This means the caregiver has a caring heart and seeks out resources to improve...

Want to Live to Be 100? Find Out What to Eat

It can be hard to take advice on eating healthy to live longer when you hear about some incredible people who didn’t exactly follow the conventional wisdom: In Texas, a 104-year old woman attributed her long life to drinking three cans of Dr. Pepper daily. More than...

Laugh It Up – Humor Makes for a Healthy Heart

It doesn’t just feel good to laugh; it is good to laugh. Researchers have found that laughing can be beneficial to the heart. Before we get to the punchline, some facts: February is American Heart Month and Feb. 3, 2017 is National Wear Red Day to recognize women’s...

Dealing with Dementia Behavior Problems

Over the past year, we have worked with many families at Homewatch who are caring with a loved one with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. In our work, we have identified a few common themes related to care challenges and their loved one’s behavior that I wanted to share with...

Five Reasons to Choose Home Care

Long-term care is many different things such as in home care services, assisted living, nursing homes and more. One person may use each of these options progressively, more than one at a time or might choose just one in their lifetime. With many choices available it...

How Is Caring for Men Different?

Home Care comes to helping aging parents, there can be many differences in how you can and should approach Dad vs. Mom from the get go. Caring for your father or husband or uncle or grandfather or brother can require unique communication choices and understanding of...

Five Tips for Keeping Your Mind Sharp

There can be a lot of reasons that your mind feels a bit…dull. Everything from food sensitivities to past head injuries and normal aging can all be factors in retrieving memories, making decisions, or just thinking clearly all day. To help prevent cognitive decline,...