Improving Your Well Being in 2015
As a family caregiver, you think beyond your own needs and put the welfare of your loved ones above your own. At SYNERGY HomeCare, we commend your daily selflessness, and want to provide you with the tools you need to live a healthy and happy life in 2015!
Alzheimer's care providers work very hard to keep their clients healthy, happy and calm; however the job can sometimes become overwhelming. Talking to other caregivers and family members of seniors with Alzheimer's and dementia is a great way to get valuable advice and sympathy, but sometimes it's even more helpful to read a book that gives an in-depth understanding of the disease and its effect on those who have it.
There's a popular anonymous quote that says, "The cardiologist's diet: If it tastes good, spit it out." While silly, the quote brings up a valid point that many caregivers have to deal with - it's hard to keep a heart-healthy diet exciting! If you provide at-home senior care for a client who has or is at risk for heart disease, you're not alone. Heart disease is the No. 1 most common cause of death for those 65 and older, according to Everyday Health, and a heart-healthy diet is one of the main ways to prevent it.
Senior-care technology is a fast-growing industry, which is constantly coming up with new ways to help seniors stay independent and make caregiving a little easier. Technology is a great way for providers of in home care for seniors to get some help with some of the more difficult caregiving tasks. Take a look at these three ways tech tools can help senior care providers and their clients: