Did you know that ‘5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, and the National Institute on Aging estimates that that number is going to triple by 2050 — in part due to aging baby boomers.’ (NPR)? This staggering statistic got me thinking about how many people’s lives will be affected by this disease- […]
We often hear of cases where an elderly person starts to needs a little extra help with Activities of Daily Living and a well intentioned family member, friend, or even someone from the church offers to ‘help’ take care of them. Unfortunately, these good intentions usually fail to consider the following: personal liability worker related […]
When we meet with seniors in their homes, one of the questions we ask about is what they eat. Unfortunately, we find that many elderly people simply don’t have the resources, energy or desire to cook healthy meals. They live on snacks, unhealthy frozen dinners and fast food. Some just skip meals altogether. In fact, […]
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As some of you may know, I’ve been on bed rest for the past month- which as allowed me lots of time to watch TV. One of the shows that several people recommended to me was Friday Night Lights- which is about high school football. Since I am long out of high school, and really […]
Caregiver selection is the most important thing we do at Capability Homecare. If you think about it, in some regards our caregivers are our ‘product’ and we work hard to have the best possible ‘product’ on the market. To do this we go through a very extensive hiring process- of which I thought I would […]
This is the time of year when things start to get pretty busy around Capability Homecare. We find that after the holidays people tend to realize that their parents need help. Some people opt to move their folks into an Assisted Living or a Memory Care facility, but most people prefer to stay in their […]