How To Perform A Breast Self-Exam Did you know that 40% of breast cancer cases are detected at home? We encourage you to prioritize a regular breast self-exam, not only for your clients but for you and the women in your life! It is easier for seniors to perform a breast self-exam lying down. [...]
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How To Cope With Compassion Fatigue Caregiving is not for the faint of heart. With all of the joys and rewards that come with caring for another person, also comes caregiver burnout, exhaustion, frustration, and sometimes even compassion fatigue. Though caregiver burnout is common amongst those in caretaking and caregiving roles, few are aware [...]
Breast Cancer Awareness For Seniors What Senior Women Need To Know About Breast Cancer Did you know that breast cancer is among the most common cancers women can face? In fact, the two biggest risk factors for contracting breast cancer are being a woman and getting older. For this reason, it is crucial that [...]
What is Home Care? An Introduction What is home care? Home care is one of the most exciting models of care because it allows an individual to stay in the community they have spent a lifetime building. We advocate for this kind of care because of the independence and quality it provides our clients, [...]
5 Tips For Preventing Falls For Seniors Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries for people aged 65 and older. In fact, one in every four American seniors falls at least once each year. Some falls result in broken bones, head injuries, and hip fractures, but even less serious [...]
The Dos and Don’ts of Dementia Care Caring for patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia is both challenging and rewarding, but it is not as daunting as you might expect. Educating yourself about dementia and maintaining a positive and realistic attitude will help you to feel in control, even in situations that especially challenge you. [...]
Six Superstar Caregiver Qualities Senior Solutions Home Care, we are so proud of the work our superstar caregivers do! They work hard to show compassion and care to their clients every single day. Most companies do not expect so much of their employees, but because home care agencies take care of people, caregivers [...]
Activities for National Grandparents Day on September 8, 2019 Nana and Pops. Mamaw and Papaw. Oma and Opa. Abuela and Abuelo. Granny and Granddad. Grandma and Grandpa. It’s fitting that grandchildren call their grandparents by so many names because grandparents fill so many different and important roles within our families. They are [...]
6 Reasons Seniors Should Adopt a Pet Does owning a pet really get better with age? According to a survey conducted by the National Poll on Healthy Aging, 88% of seniors claim their pets help them to enjoy a better quality of life, and 79% of seniors believe their four-legged friends are [...]
A Day In The Life Of A Caregiver For a caregiver, no two days are the same. Each care recipient has unique needs, schedules, and routines, which affects the amount of care he or she requires each day. For this blog post, let’s follow Caregiver Jane to learn how she typically spends her [...]