Aging comes with a variety of physical problems. To alleviate these challenges, seniors often move to nursing homes or have in-home care to help them with their ailments and day-to-day activities.Read More
Here are some of the services offered by non-medical senior care providers.Read More
If you provide elderly home care services for a client with Alzheimer's or dementia, here are a few holiday-related activities to keep your client busy while at home.Read More
As the weather cools down, it's easy to be tempted by the indoors and laziness, but seniors should make sure to stay active.Read More
Coping with the death of a loved one is always difficult, but when a senior loses a spouse, his or her adult children may have to worry about their parent's mental well-being. Aside from being concerned about their ability to move on, family caregivers often have to address the feelings of loneliness that come with the loss of a spouse, so it's important to recognize some of the personality changes that may accompany a spouse's death.Read More
Addressing physical ailments is a key component of senior care, but it’s also important to pay attention to older adults’ mental well-being. In fact, an estimated 6.5 million people 65 and older have depression, according to the National Alliance of Mental Illness. Despite this high prevalence, experts have noticed that seniors have become increasingly likely to seek out therapy, according to The New York Times.
Providing companionship is important for seniors who live alone. According to the National Academy of Sciences, loneliness takes its toll on happiness and well-being. Companionship can be the way that seniors and their family members have good quality of life.
There is a growing trend for patients to choose “accountable care organizations”, which place high priority on coordinating care. Accountable care focuses less on treatment and more on keeping people healthy.
In-home care is our world at SYNERGY HomeCare. Each day, our time, attention and energy is dedicated toward making home care a pleasant and comfortable experience for all. However, we know that many people are unfamiliar with on medical home care. Since we know the emotional, physical and familial benefits of home care, we would like to spread the word. For those of you who don’t know home care, here are the basics.
After an extended stay in the hospital it can be difficult for many nurses and case workers to see patients leave without any supplemental support. The healing process continues even after medical attention is discontinued. This is where home care comes in.