Our BlogSYNERGY HomeCare
of Westwood

Celebrating One of Our First Caregivers


Marie Damite Prospere has been a caregiver with SYNERGY HomeCare of Greater Boston longer than any of our other employees — for more than 6 years! She joined our agency in 2016 and has been in the home care field for ten years. She decided to become a caregiver because she loves  to provide care…

READ MORE
Our BlogSYNERGY HomeCare
of Westwood

Should you Move your Aging Parents into your Home during the Pandemic? The Pros and Cons


For adult children of aging parents, the fear is real. Many adult children have parents in assisted living facilities where exposure to the virus is even greater – but that doesn’t mean that adult children have the means to care for an elderly parent 24 hours a day. There are pros and cons in establishing a new living arrangement between adult children and their elderly parents.

READ MORE
Our BlogSYNERGY HomeCare
of Westwood

What is Benevolent Probing and How Will it Help my Aging Parents?


As the adult children of aging parents, you may be hyper-alert to your parents’ physical and mental health. In-person visits are opportunities to assess your loved ones and to pick up on signals of cognitive decline. But as the holidays roll around this year, COVID-19 has caused another potential risk in the health and safety of aging adults as they are less likely to have in-person visits from loved ones who can pick up on red flags of declining health. 

READ MORE
Our BlogSYNERGY HomeCare
of Westwood

How to help aging parents to enjoy Independence Day


Independence Day can hold a lot of meaning for elders, especially those who’ve served in the military or lived through wars. Or had family serving. How can seniors with limited mobility or with cognitive impairment enjoy the holiday this year? Appeal to the senses!

READ MORE