As a caregiver, you likely understand how refreshing it is to take a break. When searching for help caring for your special needs or elderly loved one, finding the right person to take over your caregiver duties is overwhelming. Thankfully, respite care is available in the state of Alaska in several different forms. Finding the [...]
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Are you worried a loved one might be suffering with Alzheimer’s? It is important that anyone suffering with Alzheimer’s gets the right help when they need it. This will let them continue to live comfortable and fulfilled lives . But most of us don’t know what to expect with Alzheimer’s which can make knowing how [...]
In the United States, there are over 811,000 residents in elderly residential care communities. Aging is a natural part of life, and given the above statistic, many Americans choose to spend their golden years in assisted living for a better quality of life. After all, they get quality care while still maintaining their independence. [...]
As your loved ones grow older, it often means having to transition them out of their home. Although it can be a difficult decision to make, it’s usually a rewarding one. Removing someone that you love from their residence is tough, but the most important thing is to make sure they reside in a safe [...]
Choosing: Assisted Living vs Memory Care Are you caring for an aging parent or an older loved one? Do you sometimes experience caregiver burnout? If so, you’re not alone. Experts estimate that 52% of elderly Americans need some type of long-term care. In-home care may suffice for now, but what happens when you need more support [...]
As families come together to consider care options for your senior family members and loved ones, so many aspects are looked at. The financial aspect must be considered. Of course, the level of care will be a top priority. There is so much to be weighed in these situations. One of the factors most difficult [...]
Figuring out the cost of In-home Care in Anchorage can seem daunting. However we all know, finances and costs play a big role in the decisions we make about the care of our elderly family members and loved ones. Often we know that in-home health care has reached the limits of what it can provide [...]
According to the Alzheimer’s Association “Dementia is a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life. It is caused by physical changes in the brain. Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia, but there are many kinds.” […]
Everyone is suffering from a bit of cabin fever with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and for seniors this is especially true. With so many states instituting stay at home orders and social distancing being mandatory almost anywhere you go, caregivers and families are looking for new ways to keep seniors connected and engaged. [...]
If you are helping a senior family member or loved one make a choice about in-home care in Anchorage, there are many options to consider. No matter where you are in the journey, assisted living can sound like a very scary topic. The biggest reason for the unfounded fear is that assisted living gets confused [...]