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Quality of Life for Seniors with Companion Home Care

Quality of Life for Seniors with Companion Home Care

Older adults or those living with cognitive decline often wish to age at home.  Aging in place allows seniors to remain in a familiar environment and maintain independence, however, it can also warrant concern. Companion home care helps to alleviate safety concerns and can improve physical, mental, and emotional health.  It also provides regular human…

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Home Care Helps the Whole Family

Home Care Helps the Whole Family

Overseeing home care needs for aging or disabled loved ones can be physically and emotionally challenging for families. Family involvement in caregiving has increased and become more complex than in the past. And it can often lead to varying levels of crisis for those family caregivers. A reputable home care agency can step in to…

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Avoid Accidents for Aging Parents

Avoid Accidents for Aging Parents

Home safety must be a consideration to avoid accidents for aging parents living alone or with family members. Among the most common accidents that involve older people are household hazards such as falls, burns, and poisoning. Taking appropriate measures can help prevent accidents like these and allow loved ones to age or recover in the…

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Caregiver of the Month – September 2021

Caregiver of the Month - September 2021

Care at Home announces Jana as Caregiver of the Month for September 2021. Care at Home proudly announced Jana as Caregiver of the Month for September 2021. Jana has been part of the Care at Home team since June of 2020 and is one of our many exceptional live-in caregivers. Jana’s vibrant personality and smiles…

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Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

As a person ages or experiences a decline in mental or physical health, they may have difficulties performing tasks that were once second nature. This loss of function will likely have negative effects on them as time passes. More important, it can become a primary factor in determining the need for a caregiver in the…

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Home Care Safeguards Against the COVID Pandemic

Care at Home continues to prevent COVID by providing safe, one-on-one home care.   New London, CT – People with chronic medical conditions have remained at high risk for severe symptoms related to COVID-19 over the past 16 months. Aging adults, particularly those unvaccinated, fall in this category as well. And with a highly contagious…

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care at Home

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care at Home

Home care can provide a safe and supportive environment for those living with declining mental and physical health. For most people, home is the epicenter of their lives. It is a place of comfort filled with a lifetime of memories. Although caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia can quickly become overwhelming, family members are…

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Benefits of Home Care Activities

Benefits of Home Care Activities

Regular Social Activity Can Decrease Cognitive Decline and Improve Quality of Life Just like the body needs exercise, the brain requires intellectual and social stimulation. Aging adults require novelty, socialization, and purpose to thrive. Senior-friendly home care activities such as walking in nature, taking a scenic drive, reading, volunteering, and art projects can dramatically improve…

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Caregiver of the Month – August 2021

Caregiver of the Month - August 2021

Care at Home announces Christian as Caregiver of the Month for August 2021. Care at Home proudly announces Christian as Caregiver of the Month for August 2021. Christian has been part of our team for a year and is a member of the exclusive Hero Program. More important, her friendly approach and dedication are shining…

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