What Are ADLs And IADLs And How Do They Relate To Senior Caregiving?


23 June 2020 What Are ADLs And IADLs And How Do They Relate To Senior Caregiving? What are ADLs and IADLs? ADLs, or activities of daily living, are the key tasks that people do every day to manage their daily lives. health and live independently. As an adult child, you may recognize that your senior parents or loved ones have difficulty completing everyday tasks. Those tasks are ADLs; learning...

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Elder Care Services in Philadelphia – When Should Elderly Drivers Stop Driving?


24 Jun 2018 Elder Care Services in Philadelphia – When Should Elderly Drivers Stop Driving? When you are providing elder care services to a loved one in Philadelphia you know that you have to be on the lookout for warning signs that they are losing the ability to keep themselves safe. Unfortunately, some of the biggest warning signs of all may happen when you are absent:  when your elderly loved...

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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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Delaware County Home Care Provider Neighborly Home Care Warns Families to Be Cautious About Senior Transportation Options


31 Jul 2017 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...

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Senior Care in Delaware County – Four Signs Your Loved One May Be Unfit to Drive


30 Jun 2016 Senior Care in Delaware County – Four Signs Your Loved One May Be Unfit to Drive Senior citizens face many serious problems when driving. Aging slows reaction times and reduces vision, especially at night. As a result, drivers over the age of 70, and especially those 85 and older, have the highest rate of fatal accidents in the United States, injuring more than 200,000 seniors a...

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Home Care Agencies: Your Elderly Loved One Should Have a Companion On Doctor's Visits


18 Jan 2018 Home Care Agencies: Your Elderly Loved One Should Have a Companion On Doctor’s Visits The available data studying patient outcomes in the elderly is increasingly showing that the elderly should have a companion accompany them to the doctor. An even better option is to have the same companion for every trip. At least 1/3 of the elderly are now bringing companions on doctor’s...

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