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3 Tips For Your Senior Loved One To Feel Included During the Holidays

How to Help Your Senior Loved One Feel Included During the Holidays (1)
How to Help Your Senior Loved One Feel Included During the Holidays (1)
By Jennifer Thompson, 7:53 am on November 25, 2019

It’s the holiday season and families are feeling festive and planning their celebratory get togethers to spend quality time with each other! But what about your senior in senior care? The holidays can often cause feelings of isolation as the rest of the family is preparing for parties. Don’t worry — you can help your senior to still feel included…

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keto diet for seniors
keto diet for seniors
By Jennifer Thompson, 8:28 am on November 11, 2019

Have you heard about the keto diet? It’s the latest fad where people are cutting out carbs and sugar from their daily diet, and many have been successful in shedding unwanted poundage. So successful that you may even be considering this diet for yourself. But if you’re an older adult, you could also be wondering if it’s safe to begin…

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long-distance senior care help
long-distance senior care help
By Jennifer Thompson, 8:51 am on October 24, 2019

One of the only things more challenging than taking care of your senior parents is caring for your senior parents who live a long way away from you! This presents a whole new set of obstacles. But don’t worry. That’s why Home Care Assistance is here – to help you get the logistics of long-distance care in order. Take a…

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staying social in senior care
staying social in senior care
By Jennifer Thompson, 12:27 pm on October 10, 2019

Keeping up with technology comes naturally to the younger generations, like iGen, Generation Z, Millennials, and Generation X. So, what about our senior citizens? They often struggle to keep up with advancements or get left behind completely. But these younger generations, especially those with parents or grandparents in senior care, can teach seniors how to stay social, too! You can…

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Senior care legal documents
Senior care legal documents
By Jennifer Thompson, 8:44 am on September 26, 2019

Have a parent in senior care? Preparing to enroll a parent into senior care services? If so, then beginning to familiarize yourself with the essential legal documents needed for a parent in senior care listed below will be to your benefit. Advanced Directive An advanced directive is crucial for a senior to have prepared, especially if, at any point in…

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end of life care
end of life care
By Jennifer Thompson, 9:55 am on September 15, 2019

Having a conversation about end of life care can be difficult. But being able to discuss this topic can give peace of mind to you, your senior, and the whole family. Although we know this is a very sensitive topic, planning out end of life care options now can honor your senior’s wishes, especially if they are no longer able…

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Home Care for Disabled Seniors
Home Care for Disabled Seniors
By Jennifer Thompson, 9:23 am on August 22, 2019

What if we told you that 25% of senior Americans ages 65 – 74 live with a disability? That’s a lot of seniors facing a unique set of challenges that many aging adults may not have to manage. We understand that it can sometimes be overwhelming to care for a senior with a disability, and so we at Home Care…

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Senior Care Tax Deductions
Senior Care Tax Deductions
By Jennifer Thompson, 7:08 am on August 13, 2019

Families who have a loved one receiving senior care services – or who will be soon – should know about the importance of senior care tax deductions that work to their family’s benefit. We want to tell you about some of these benefits, but first, please be aware that Home Care Assistance does not officially offer tax advice. We suggest that you seek…

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senior care transportation
senior care transportation
By Jennifer Thompson, 8:49 am on July 25, 2019

Many things come along with the inevitable process of aging, and one of them is changing the way we get around and accomplish simple tasks, like grocery shopping, running errands, and even grabbing the mail from the end of our driveway. Sometimes these activities may become more challenging, but that doesn’t mean we should have stress about them as senior…

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in home care from home care assistance in knoxville, tn
in home care from home care assistance in knoxville, tn
By Jennifer Thompson, 9:34 am on July 12, 2019

Need some tips on connecting with your parent or grandparent’s caregiver? If you have a senior using in home care services, chances are you’re interacting with their caregiver often. We understand that it can sometimes be difficult to connect with that person, so we’ve come up with several different ways to help you build a positive relationship with them! Read…

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