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Managing the Personal Details for Exceptional Care
Often families reach out to us because they are frustrated with how to “force” a family member, typically an elderly loved one, into accepting more care. This can be quite a dilemma in that an adult child might have Power of Attorney for his or her elderly parent, but from a health care perspective, this is not a carte blanche avenue to force care on the elderly loved one.
The Mayo Clinic describes Major Depressive Disorder as the persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. This mood disorder affects how you physically feel, think, and behave.
It is great in theory to invite all of the relatives to your house for a family gathering; however, if you are planning to host your aging loved one, consider these points to ensure that the visit is comfortable and enjoyable for you both.
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Determining if/when your parent(s) needs additional assistance in their home can be difficult and emotionally draining. Don’t know where to begin? Take this quiz to help guide you.
There are three questions most people don’t think about asking about when deciding on a Hospice agency to serve their loved one, but they should.
As you are faced with planning a memorial service, a celebration of life, or a funeral for a loved one, think about what made their life so special. Who were the important relationships in their life?
Q: How do we get loved ones to eat when they live in a nursing home? Last month, we addressed how to encourage your loved one who lives at home one to eat more food. This month, we will address how to encourage your loved one, who lives in a nursing home,...
I cannot count the number of times I've had people confuse my role as a Care Manager with the role of a Case Manager, or even mistakenly call me a Case Manager right after I introduce myself as someone's Care Manager. It's a simple mistake and usually is...
Pets do play a vital role in the daily lives of humans and for the elderly who often live alone, their role may be pivotal at times in the decision-making process when confronted with questions regarding if and when a senior should accept more care and possibly move out of his or her home.