According to the US Federal Reserve, more than one-third of seniors have reported “major financial stress” in the last three years. As stress is a significant complicating factor in many challenges facing seniors, both physical and mental, senior care provider Neighborly Home Care would like to share some tips for seniors who want to save money or cut their budgets.
Everyone knows that we are in a fast-changing world with new technologies appearing at a rapid pace. Can some of those new technologies also help with Bala Cynwyd home care? Yes! In fact, here at Neighborly Home Care, we are extremely interested in the potential of new technologies for improving aspects of senior life.
Listed below are several we think have potential.
Delaware County Senior Home Care Provider Neighborly Home Care Reminds Residents of the Healing Power of Laughter
Aug 18, 2017 – Bryn Mawr, PA – Senior home care in Delaware County may be serious business, but fun and laughter is always needed! Multiple studies have shown that seniors who retain a sense of humor and have a good hearty laugh from time to time reap the benefits.
Delaware County Home Care Provider Neighborly Home Care Warns Families to Be Cautious About Senior Transportation Options
July 31, 2017 – Ardmore, PA – “Crowdsourced” ride-hailing applications such as Uber and Lyft are becoming increasingly popular. However, Neighborly Home Care – a Delaware County home care provider – wants families with dependent elderly loved ones to be aware that better options are available for senior transportation.
Whether senior loved ones are local or long distance, they may sometimes need transportation that you are unable to provide and you want to know that they are safe. Home care providers are about more than just in-home care. They also provide a range of transportation services which enables seniors to maintain independence as well as safety.
Benefits of Securing Transportation Through a Delaware County Home Care Provider
Families know the driver. Home care providers will communicate with families, so they know who is transporting their loved ones. With ride-hailing, anyone could be providing the ride, and the drivers would likely be different each[...]
When you are providing constant senior home care for an elderly loved one, taking a vacation is more than a nice break. Caregiver burnout is a very real problem, particularly among those who have been providing elderly care for months or even years. Some occasional “me time” is needed for caregivers to maintain their own emotional and physical well-being, and ensure they remain capable of providing quality care.
However, who cares for your loved one while you are on vacation? Your family needs you, too, and summer vacation is one way that families connect, away from the normal day to day stresses. Summer vacations are possible for caregivers, but careful planning is required so that your loved one will continue to receive the care needed, and so that you can enjoy your time away without worry.
The first step is helping loved ones know that they will still receive the best senior[...]