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As part of our work providing elderly care in Bryn Mawr, we at Neighborly Home Care believe that people increasingly have the need for better understanding the causes and signs of dementia. We began this series of articles so that those with aging relatives know what to watch for, and how to deal with dementia when it appears.
Elder self-neglect is a problem that is often seen by providers of elderly care service in Bryn Mawr, and experts on aging around the country agree that elder self-neglect is one of the biggest “hidden” problems facing seniors today.
At Neighborly Home Care, we have noticed a lot of concern among those providing elderly care in Bryn Mawr regarding the proposed changes to Medicare Part B, and whether it would have any effect on them.
Attempting Long-Distance Senior Care? Bryn Mawr Home Care Provider, Neighborly Home Care, Offers Some Tips
Attempting to provide care to a loved senior, without living nearby, is a challenging situation that many people in America face. In fact, nearly a quarter of individuals who are providing care to an older adult are doing so from an hour or more away.
Neighborly Home Care sees this long distance care arrangement often among home care providers of seniors in the Bryn Mawr area. As a result, the caregiver often endures considerable extra stress. These long distance caregivers also add significant mileage to their vehicles and pay more for gas expenses.
We have a few suggestions to help those attempting long-distance care make the best of a hard situation.
Five Ways to Make Long-Distance Senior Care Easier
Cultivate local resources
One of the most important aspects of long-distance care is having people locally who can act as your eyes and ears, watching out for warning signs you are unable to spot. Some of[...]
In the United States, more than 700,000 people a year are hospitalized for injuries received during a fall, and a significant portion of those patients are senior citizens. Brittle bones and fragile bodies put seniors at increased risk of injury from accidents that might only cause bumps and bruises for victims that are only a few years younger.
Whether your father is receiving some form of Bryn Mawr in-home care, or is still fully independent and active, you can engage in plenty of activities that will help make this Father’s Day (June 19, 2016) a truly special day.
In fact, in many ways, you have more options than ever before. Boomers are by far the most active senior generation that we have seen in a long time. Father’s Day with an older parent is no obligatory visit for snacks and a televised ballgame. If the weather is nice, get outdoors!