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Providing Senior Companionship Can Be Good for Your Health

By |2020-07-19T17:32:49-04:00July 20th, 2020|Senior Companions|

Every year in the U.S., millions of people provide emotional support and daily living assistance to aging in place elderly loved ones. And although providing senior companionship can be time consuming, tiring and stressful, it can also be highly rewarding and gratifying. In fact, there are several reasons why being a care companion ultimately benefits your health, starting with these.

How to Help Seniors Feel Less Isolated While Adhering to “Social Distancing” Guidelines

By |2020-04-04T16:43:52-04:00April 6th, 2020|Home Care, Senior Care Advice, Senior Companions|

Under normal circumstances, independent seniors are encouraged to get out and stay socially active as much as possible. But due to the COVID-19 outbreak, most communities have now released social distancing guidelines, and some have even banned nonessential travel and social gatherings altogether. These social restrictions are hard on everyone, especially elderly persons who live alone.

Caregiver Burnout- What Are the Signs and How Can I Prevent It?

By |2020-02-17T09:57:42-05:00February 17th, 2020|Caregiver Wellness|

Although caring for an aging in place elderly loved one is highly rewarding, trying to balance caregiving with a household and job can be emotionally, physically and mentally exhausting. As a result, many informal caregivers eventually go through periods of anxiety, depression, fatigue and stress, and some even experience a clinical condition known as “caregiver burnout”.

How to Help Seniors with Limited Mobility Stay Active

By |2020-01-13T12:45:13-05:00January 20th, 2020|Home Care, Senior Care Advice|

Numerous studies have found that seniors who are more active tend to be happier, healthier and even live longer lives. But primarily due to the aging process itself, many elderly people have health conditions that limit their mobility and keep them from participating in activities like they should. For seniors who live alone, that resulting inactivity can eventually threaten their freedom and independence.

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