The Best New Year’s Resolutions for Senior Home Caregivers

New Year’s resolutions: we love to create them, and can’t help but break them. Perhaps you’ve been motivated to eat better, lose that certain number of pounds, quit a bad habit, or go to the gym more often; but life has a habit of disrupting our best motives, particularly for senior home caregivers. To make […]

Best Senior Home Care’s Tips for Enjoying Holiday Outings with Seniors

The holiday season is full of celebrations, parties, gatherings, and get-togethers. Nevertheless, when providing care for a cherished senior, holiday outings require some advance planning. Follow these pointers from Best Senior Home Care in New York to take pleasure from fun and relaxed outings with loved ones of all ages this season. Before leaving the […]

Is It Depression or Alzheimer’s Disease? Here’s How to Tell the Difference

A decline in mental acuity. Confusion and memory lapses. Impairment in motor skills. Sound like Alzheimer’s disease? Not necessarily, according to the experts. The symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease can closely mirror those of other treatable conditions, such as depression, with slight variances. We’ve put together a simple checklist of the main symptoms between these two […]

Best Senior Home Care’s Suggestions to Avoid Alzheimer’s Personal Care Struggles

Helping another person with personal care needs, such as bathing, dressing and assistance with using the bathroom, can be uncomfortable for all involved. It’s difficult to set aside modesty and allow someone to help with basic tasks when you’re at your most vulnerable. And sometimes seniors, particularly those with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, […]