Learn more about caregiver fatigue, what it is, and how to prevent it. As the population ages, more people who aren’t health care professionals are providing caregiving. Many family members who are actively caring for an older adult often don’t self-identify as a caregiver. A caregiver is defined as anyone who provides help to another
Dementia can be difficult to cope with, but there are ways to improve communication and create more positive experiences. By Melinda Moore, Wesley Health & Home Care Executive Director How can we find ways to communicate more effectively with people who have dementia? It can be difficult to understand how dementia affects people, but there
A Wesley Homes RN Case Manager goes above and beyond to further her education and career by earning her doctorate! Congratulations to Millicent Mbua, RN, DNP, who recently earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice. She works as an RN Case Manager for Wesley Homes At Home, the Medicare- and Medicaid-certified division of Wesley Homes Home
Our mothers worked hard to provide and care for us, and now may be the perfect time to provide excellent care for them at home. May is not only Older Americans Month; it is also the month for Mother’s Day. This might be the right time to thank Mom for all she’s done by giving
Happy National Nutrition Month! Starting a healthy eating regimen isn’t always easy. Keep in mind that the most important habit to adopt is to make only one change at a time. Completely changing eating habits isn’t sustainable and is much harder to adopt. Making changes one at a time will help make the changes last.
How can seniors become more independent when challenged with mobility or health complications? Grocery shopping and meal preparation Healthy eating is vital for physical and emotional health, and obtaining healthy food can be a daunting task for those with mobility issues. Consider grocery delivery services or a home care agency to help with transportation and
The holidays can be a convenient time of year to spot changes in your loved ones. The New Year brings opportunity and change, but it can also be an aftershock of the holiday season. After the stress of coordinating family gatherings settles down, this is often the time of year when people notice changes in