The issues outlined below impact the lives of seniors every day and are just a few of the reasons that families look to Home Instead Senior Care to meet their home care needs.
Visit the Barren River Area Agency on Aging for a complete list of local senior citizen centers and other local agencies that can assist with common needs of an aging loved one.Read more
Home Instead Senior Care of Bowling Green is proud to be an annual participant of the Walk to End Alzheimer's. We encourage you to join us in participating in the walk or to make a donation to this great cause.Read more
Assisting a family member with Alzheimer's can sometimes get the best of you. The Alzheimer's Association provides support groups in our area that will help encourage you and offer support from others who are or have been in a similar situation.Read more
While family caregiving often is a rewarding and bonding experience, it also can be stressful and cause tension within families. A quarter of adults presently care for an aging parent or relative while taking care of their immediate family.
Caregiverstress.com is an educational site designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while taking care of their senior loved one. Visit this interactive caregiving Web site to complete an individual
online stress assessment test and discover resources that can help you cope with the stress of caring for a senior.Read more
Whether accompanying your loved one to a doctor's appointment or in response to a medical crisis, it's critical to have your loved one's medical information easily and quickly accessible. Home Instead Senior Care network created the Caring for Your Parents: Senior Emergency KitSM, an information management tool and website. This toolkit and other resources are part of the Answering the Call® program to help you be prepared for these situations.Read more
Love and support from family members is hugely important to those living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.
HelpForAlzheimersFamilies.com is a great resource for family members to find information that will help them fulfill their supportive role and help ensure their loved one receives the best care possible.Read more
Thinking about the returning home process right from the start is one of the best things you can do for your senior loved one. Discharge is a key point in the recovery process. Planning ahead and preparing for a safe return home can mean the difference between readmission and a full recovery. In this program we offer you a number of resources, guidelines and tools to help you make your senior's transition home go smoothly and result in a successful recovery.Read more
Home Instead Senior Care established the 40/70 Rule, a public education campaign to help adult children address difficult conversations with their parents, such as driving, finances, independence, and even romance. The rule means that if you are 40, or your parents are 70, it's time to start talking about these trying topics.Read more
Home Instead offers free monthly newsletters with tips and advice for caregivers of elderly loved ones.
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