Posts by Donna Wrabel, LMSW
What Is Respite Care?
You’re an only child and your mom’s need for help each week is becoming exhausting. You have work, a family of your own, and your mom’s care needs to balance each day. Before you burn out, look into the benefits of respite care from a caring and qualified in-home care provider. Understand What Respite Care…Read More
5 Benefits of Companionship for Seniors
Companionship for seniors aging in place can take on many forms, depending on the needs of your loved one. It may involve conversation, playing games, watching movies, or participating in hobbies and activities that the senior enjoys. Companionship may also include accompanying the senior on outings, such as shopping or attending events. Below are five…Read More
Bathing Safety for Your Loved One
The bathroom can be a dangerous place for the elderly. Almost a quarter million teens and adults slip and fall in the bathroom each year, and 33% of the elderly who fall, need to be admitted to the hospital after their fall. If you are caring for an aging loved one in your home or…Read More
Warning Signs of A-Fib Seniors Shouldn’t Ignore
Home Care Assistance in Garden Oaks TX: Seniors and their families should be more aware of A-Fib, or Atrial Fibrillation and the impact it can have.Read More
5 Steps to a Healthier Diet for Seniors
A healthy diet does not always solve every single health problem, of course, but it really is a must for seniors who want to remain strong and healthy. Having some strategies for keeping a family member’s diet healthy makes this an easier task for family caregivers. It’s also helpful to have support from senior home…Read More
Everything You Need to Know about Decluttering and Your Senior
Your senior might have kept a tidy home for most of her life, but is that changing now? There can be a lot of reasons that your elderly family member has a lot more clutter in her home now, and having help from in-home care professionals and her medical providers can help you to put…Read More
4 Ways Seniors Can Avoid Loneliness After A Loss
February is National Mend A Broken Heart Month, a good time for family and friends to help a grieving loved one. While only time can mend a broken heart, the longer a senior grieves the more chance there is they will become lonely and isolated. And that can impact their physical health as well as…Read More
How Does Home Care Supplement Family Caregiver Support?
Have you been considering how home care could help support your family caregiving efforts? Many families find themselves pondering this question. There’s really no right or wrong answer, as every family is different. Here are some of the ways that home care assistance can provide assistance to your senior in ways that you maybe couldn’t:…Read More
Kitchen Hazards You Should Know About
Taking care of a senior is never easy, especially when they choose to age in place. You may have to go over to their house regularly or even hire elder care to take shifts with you or be there part time to help them. Regardless of your situation and your seniors’ living situation, there are…Read More
Is It Time For Your Mom to Have In-Home Care?
It’s always been your mom’s goal to age in place, but she’s recovering from a stroke. She’s regained strength, but she needs a walker. You want to keep her in her home, but is it possible? In-home care is a service designed to support older adults who want to age at home. Here are some…Read More