Senior Companionship During the Holiday Season is a Compelling Need


15 Nov 2019 Senior Companionship During the Holiday Season is a Compelling Need Many hardships can sometimes be associated with growing old, and those hardships can become especially difficult during the holiday season.  Seniors need love and support, and a special need exists for senior companionship during the holiday season. Why Holidays Are Hard on Many Seniors The year-end holidays are...

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Services for Seniors in Philadelphia – Helping Seniors Age Independently


6 Jul 2018 Services for Seniors in Philadelphia – Helping Seniors Age Independently For many seniors, retaining their independence as they age is a top priority. Unfortunately, as a person grows older, physical and mental abilities begin to degrade. The rate of loss will be different for everyone, but sooner or later, the senior will likely need some help. For people providing services for seniors...

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Physical Exercise Can Strengthen the Brain of Seniors Receiving Home Health Care Services in Philadelphia


8 Jun 2018 Physical Exercise Can Strengthen the Brain of Seniors Receiving Home Health Care Services in Philadelphia When providing home health care services in Philadelphia to seniors, one of the most important goals is helping to keep both their minds and bodies healthy.  As research shows, these things are more directly connected than many people realize and studies have shown that physical...

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Philadelphia Home Health Care Services – What Is Elderly Respite Care and What Are Its Benefits?


25 Apr 2018 Philadelphia Home Health Care Services – What Is Elderly Respite Care and What Are Its Benefits? Among the many home health care services in Philadelphia that we provide, possibly the least-understood is respite care. Full time home care of a senior can be extremely challenging, mentally, emotionally and physically. Elderly respite care can provide the relief caregivers need to recharge...

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Reasons to Choose a 24-Hour Home Care Service in Philadelphia


28 Mar 2018 Reasons to Choose a 24-Hour Home Care Service in Philadelphia When a senior loved one is in a situation where they need around-the-clock supervision, some might assume the only option is a nursing home.  Fortunately, an alternative exists – 24-hour home care service in Philadelphia.  Rather than taking a senior to a nursing home, you can bring qualified and compassionate care to them...

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Financial Abuse – Part 2: Preventing Elderly Financial Abuse When Providing Senior Home Care in Bryn Mawr


30 Oct 2017 Financial Abuse – Part 2: Preventing Elderly Financial Abuse When Providing Senior Home Care in Bryn Mawr When one is providing senior home care in Bryn Mawr, many issues exist that affect the lives of senior loved ones. However, the problem of financial abuse – or financial fraud – is often overlooked, even though seniors lose billions of dollars every year to fraud. In our previous Neighborly...

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Isolation Series, Part 3: Combating Isolation in Seniors When Providing Elderly Home Care


16 Oct 2017 Isolation Series, Part 3: Combating Isolation in Seniors When Providing Elderly Home Care Are you concerned that a senior you know may be suffering from isolation? As our elderly home care  professionals have discussed in previous articles in this series, a senior may easily become socially isolated – and without other people realizing.  Fortunately, unlike many other problems which...

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Senior Care Series on Financial Abuse, Part 1 – What Is Financial Abuse and What Are the Effects?


18 Sep 2017 Senior Care Series on Financial Abuse, Part 1 – What Is Financial Abuse and What Are the Effects? Many threats exist to a senior’s well-being that a Bryn Mawr senior home care provider must be aware of when providing any form of senior care. Unfortunately, along with all the physical concerns of elderly people, some of those threats come from other people in the form of financial...

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Elderly Home Care Provider Examines Isolation, Part 2 – The Effects of Isolation on Seniors


8 Sep 2017 Elderly Home Care Provider Examines Isolation, Part 2 – The Effects of Isolation on Seniors Anyone who is providing elderly home care should be aware of the possibility of isolation affecting the elderly person in their care. Isolation is a “hidden threat” to many seniors, which their caregivers can easily overlook. However, isolation can cause significant problems for the senior,...

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Elderly Home Care in Bryn Mawr – Provider Examines Isolation Part 1 – Definition and Causes


10 Aug 2017 Elderly Home Care in Bryn Mawr – Provider Examines Isolation Part 1 – Definition and Causes While many threats exist to those receiving elderly home care in Bryn Mawr, one tends to be overlooked: Isolation. Physical and social isolation can be at the heart of a great many other problems which affect older people, from physical ailments to psychological issues such as depression. In...

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Series on Dementia: Part 6: Home Care Providers Offer Tips on Ensuring Your Loved One Is Kept Safe


15 Jun 2017 Series on Dementia: Part 6: Home Care Providers Offer Tips on Ensuring Your Loved One Is Kept Safe Being a Main Line home care provider for a loved one with dementia is no easy task. From knowing the warning signs to keeping your family involved in the caregiving, caregivers have a huge number of considerations to keep in mind. However, without a doubt, one of the foremost concerns...

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Series on Dementia: Part 5: Family Meetings and Elderly Care Support in Delaware County


10 Apr 2017 Series on Dementia: Part 5: Family Meetings and Elderly Care Support in Delaware County Elderly care in Delaware County can sometimes be difficult, but perhaps never more so when dementia is a factor. As we have discussed in previous blogs in this series, dementia creates significant hurdles to overcome, from recognizing the warning signs, to properly planning for the progress of...

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Exploring Dementia, Part 4: Communicating with Loved Ones Who Are Experiencing Dementia


20 Mar 2017 Exploring Dementia, Part 4: Communicating with Loved Ones Who Are Experiencing Dementia For many who have loved ones with dementia, one of the most painful and difficult issues is simply the matter of communication. How do you talk to them? How can you be sure you are being understood? And most importantly, how do you help them feel like they still have a voice and a say in their...

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Home Care in Delaware County- Exploring Dementia, Part 1: Dementia and Its Different Forms


9 Dec 2016 Home Care in Delaware County- Exploring Dementia, Part 1: Dementia and Its Different Forms Neighborly Home Care in Delaware County knows that few topics are more uncomfortable to consider or discuss than the potential of a person losing their mental faculties due to age, injury, illness, or a combination of factors. Unfortunately, the situation outlined is a reality for millions of...

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Quality Senior Home Care in Bryn Mawr Is Available at Neighborly Home Care


2 May 2016 Quality Senior Home Care in Bryn Mawr Is Available at Neighborly Home Care If you have an elderly loved one who is beginning to require more care than you or your family can provide, alternatives to a nursing home or other dedicated care facility do exist. Quality senior home care is available in Bryn Mawr through Neighborly Home Care, with a range of options depending on how self-sufficient...

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