Category Archive for: ‘In-law Suites and Nursing Care’

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    Grab Bars: Types, Placement, And Installation For Bathroom Safety

    Grab bars are commonly used in bathtubs and showers to offer stability and piece of mind to the user. A properly installed grab bar can become an essential safety accessory to any household bath. Used properly, a grab bar can prevent hazardous falls in the …

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  • Roll In Shower Drains

    The Function, Look, and Benefits of Roll-In Shower Drains

    Showers started out with simple spray heads elevated over bathtubs. They evolved into stand-alone units referred to as shower stalls. Custom showers with tiled walls and floors that have center drains are also popular in new construction and remodeling projects. The problem of keeping water …

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    Choosing The Right Bathtub For In-Home Care

    One of the challenges of providing in-home care for an ill or elderly loved one is finding the best sort of bathtub for them. The patient might have mobility issues that make getting out of a traditional bathtub difficult. One option is a walk-in bathtub. …

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    Mother In Law Suites: A Growing Trend Among Baby Boomers

    Adding a Mother in-law suite is a rapidly growing trend in the US specifically among baby boomers. This trend has caught the attention of many national news sources such as USA Today, MSN, and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate. The trend is steadily increasing …

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    Homes with Mother-In-Law Suites

    When purchasing a new home, many families consider houses that feature mother-in-law suites. Mother-in-law suites, also known as secondary suites, are a growing trend in home construction, and have become a major selling point for homeowners in the United States. What Are Mother In law …

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    Find The Right Elder Care: 3 Great Resources

    If you are currently caring for you aging parent or loved one or just planning ahead, the following list of elder care resources and elder care locator websites can be a great source of information for home care, assisted living, Alzheimer’s care, nursing homes, retirement communities, residential care …

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  • What is Home Care

    What Is Home Care?

    As our loved ones grow older, we must sometimes face the difficult task of deciding when they cannot manage on their own. It is a heartbreaking decision that can cause conflicts with our elder family member who wishes to remain independent and is afraid of …

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    Practical Assisted Living Structure (PALS)

    A new product that is being introduced for the first time in the nation presents an affordable alternative to the traditional nursing home. While it’s not a panacea, it can very well be of significant benefit to thousands of families faced with the prospect of …

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    Adult Home Care Requirements

    Providing care for senior adults who need help has become a growth industry in recent years as the population ages. The baby boom generation will be taxing the extended family’s ability to cope, creating greater demand for professional adult home care services to relieve the …

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    How to Start Home Health Care Business

    As the baby boomer generation begins to age, there will be an increase need for more home health care businesses nationwide. Moreover, it is a statistical fact that people are living longer and will require home health care assistance on a daily basis. Therefore, people …

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  • Pet Therapy for Alzheimer's and Dementia Care at Home

    Pet Therapy for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care at Home

    Pet Therapy for Seniors: Puppy Love for Caregivers and Patients For loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia, studies show that pet therapy offers emotional, cognitive and social benefits. Pet therapy is a proven, practical and alternative way to relieve depression, calm anxieties, and contribute …

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  • Elderly Depression: Signs, Symptoms, and Getting Help

    Depression is experienced by more than six million Americans over the age of 65. Quite often, disabilities and various illnesses can occur at the same time as the depression, and the depression itself may go untreated in all but 10% of all people. At that …

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  • Adult Day Care; How to Find the Best Adult Day Care Center for You

    The senior years can often be filled with many challenges such as sickness, loneliness and reduced mobility and these sometimes cause frustration and stress for both the seniors and the caregivers. Adult day care is a welcome break and a win/win situation for both the …

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  • Guide to Dementia Care and Alzheimer’s Care at Home Part 2

    In Part 1 of this post we discussed Many aspects of Dementia and Alzheimer’s care at home including; Contemplating Dementia Home Care, Senior Safety for Dementia patients, How to create a comfortable environment for the special needs of someone suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, and other important information …

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  • Guide to Dementia Care and Alzheimer’s Care at Home Part 1

    Caring for a parent, grandparent or other aging loved one who is mentally and physically healthy can be challenging at times. Add Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia to the equation and the task of providing elder care becomes particularly daunting. There are many …

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  • Elder Care – First Steps for Elder Home Care Part 2

    In Part One, we discussed some of the warning signs that may indicate that your loved one may need some extra care. We also discussed some of the benefits that elder home care can provide. In Part Two, we will discuss what steps you need …

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