Nearly Half of Senior Home Accidents Are Preventable, ER Doctor Survey Says
According to adult children surveyed by Home Instead Inc., 65 percent of senior homes have at least one potential safety issue. The Home Instead Senior Care office serving Edina, Bloomington, Richfield, Southern Minneapolis and Eden Prairie is offering a free home safety checklist, an online safety assessment and recommendations for inexpensive modifications that could ensure the safety of older loved ones and help with aging in place as part of the organization's Making Home Safer for SeniorsSM program.
Employment Open House on Feb. 27
Home Instead Senior Care serving Edina, Eden Prairie, South Minneapolis, Richfield and Bloomington is looking for caring and compassionate CAREGivers to become a part of our team and join our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults throughout our community. Home Instead Senior Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion.Read more
Holiday Program Helps Hennepin County Seniors Struggling With Poverty and Loneliness
The Edina office of the Home Instead Senior Care® network, the world's largest provider of non-medical in-home care and companionship services for older adults, has partnered with Local Senior-Care Agencies and Area Retailers for the Be a Santa to a Senior program, which provides gifts and companionship to seniors who otherwise might not receive either this holiday season.
Local Program Arms Families with Tools to Protect Senior Loved Ones from Scams
Edina senior care experts are urging residents of Hennepin County and their families to be alert for scammers who may be targeting their senior loved ones with a variety of senior fraud schemes, such as identity theft, Medicaid/Medicare and medication fraud, and financial exploitation.. Home Instead Senior Care is pleased to offer the Senior Fraud Protection Kit designed to help protect seniors from fraud.
Seniors' Economic Struggles Continue This Holiday; Santa Program Provides Assistance
The Edina office of the Home Instead Senior Care® network, the world's largest provider of non-medical in-home care and companionship services for older adults, has partnered with Meals on Wheels and the Edina and Richfield Care Centers, as well as Lunds/Byerlys for the Be a Santa to a Senior program, which provides gifts and companionship to seniors who otherwise might not receive either this holiday season.Read more
Craving Companionship: Recipe contest helps revive family mealtimes for local seniors
According to research conducted for the Home Instead Senior Care® network, lack of companionship is the biggest mealtime challenge for seniors. The local Home Instead Senior Care office is encouraging family caregivers to dig into the family recipe box to find that favorite dish, and prepare and share a meal with their elderly loved one. Enter that recipe and the story about what makes the dish so special to your family in the Homemade MemoriesSM Recipe Contest between July 15 and September 15, 2011.Read more
Answering the Call: Local Program Helps Family Caregivers Prepare for Senior Emergencies
If you're an adult son or daughter who lives in fear of getting "the call" – the one that tells you "Mom has suffered a stroke," or "Dad accidentally overdosed on his medications" – do you have the information you need to help your loved one? Many don't, according to research conducted for the Home Instead Senior Care® network. The organization conducted research with family caregivers to find out how much they know and developed a public education program with resources that can help family caregivers keep important information at their fingertips.Read more