Avoid these 7 common mistakes when looking for your home care provider. 1. Hiring private caregivers and managing things yourself The risks here are numerous and few people want the responsibility of being an employer. Hiring a private duty caregiver can expose you to a lot of liability.
Know the factors that increase your risk of heat-related illnesses. The National Institute for Health shares: As we age, our ability to adequately respond to summer heat can become a serious problem. Older people are at significant increased risk of heat-related illnesses, known collectively as hyperthermia, during the
Home Sweet Home Maybe you've seen the viral post about the gentleman who wants to live out his days in a Holiday Inn. Those kinds of posts certainly make for an amusing read but the reality is living in a hotel would grow wearisome quite quickly. The truth
The Area Agency on Aging of West Michigan wants to hear from you. They are requesting input from individuals aged 60 and older about the needs faced in the community. Home care, transportation services, meals and other senior services can be funded for those on limited income through