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Quality Home Care for You and Your Senior Loved One

These days, many seniors are choosing to live independently and retire in their own homes. To assist aging loved ones at home, family members and caretakers make important decisions about their loved one’s daily living. The primary caretakers are typically working children of elderly parents with limited time and ability to provide daily care for … Continue reading

Tips For Medication Safety for Older Adults

Are you helping your senior loved one take medications? If you are (or might be in the future), then you must be mindful of medication safety. What is medication safety and why is it important? Medicines are intended to bring healing and wellness to an ill person. Yet, when they are not used according to … Continue reading

How to Keep Seniors Safe with Medication

While medications are intended to treat illnesses and infections, taking them requires correct monitoring. Individuals cannot just take medicines at liberty, as their contents can lead to harmful consequences when taken in excess or render them ineffective if taken insufficiently. As a preferred partner in quality home care in and around Pingree Grove, Illinois, we … Continue reading

Reading Aloud to Elderly Loved Ones

One challenge we have heard from family caregivers is keeping our aging loved ones entertained and engaged throughout the day. Reading is one of the best activities for exercising the mind. Unfortunately, elderly people are often unable to read for themselves. They may not be strong enough to hold a book or may have trouble … Continue reading

Gardening for Seniors

Gardening is a hobby everyone, even seniors, can enjoy. As the weather turns more favorable, planting a garden and watching it grow is rewarding and has many benefits as we age. Gardening gets us in the fresh air and helps us connect with nature. There are also health benefits as we watch our flowers or … Continue reading

Managing Pain Safely at Home

Simple and minor pains can be relieved at home, but for chronic and more serious types of pain, medical intervention should be sought to know how it could be treated, because self-medication may not be safe to do especially when steroidal medication is involved. There are non-pharmaceutical ways to manage pain but should be done … Continue reading