How to Gauge a Senior’s Driving Ability

How Can You Tell Whether Your Elderly Parent Should Stop Driving? The danger of putting off the dreaded “car keys” conversation with an elderly parent is clear. However, it is also harmful to deprive a senior of a big part of his freedom before it is necessary. Just because a senior has reached a certain […]

News From A Servant’s Heart Care Solutions – 8/17/10

Here are summaries and links to the most recent news you can use from our website at www.TrustworthyCare.com.  Enjoy! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In this newsletter: – Overcoming the Challenge of Paying for In-Home Care For Seniors – How a Geriatric Care Manager and a Durable Power of Attorney Make Aging Easier – Other Voices: When Guns Get In […]

Far-Flung Relatives Find Peace of Mind with an In-Home Caregiver

When the distance between you and an elderly parent is measured in plane tickets instead of miles, the stress can be hard to handle. Mom’s not ready to give up her independence, but you’re not able to shake the guilt and anxiety of being so far away. Every unanswered phone call, every storm report, and […]

When Guns Get In The Way of Senior Care

Over at Better Senior Care Blog, Beverly Bernstein Joie, MS, CMC has posted a terrific article about the issues and concerns that arise when the elderly and others have guns in their homes.  If those persons no longer have the ability to make safe choices about when and how to use those guns, safety risks […]

In-home Assistance for Elderly near Leucadia: Senior Vacation Tips

In-home Assistance for Elderly near Leucadia Warns About Travel Dangers Many people look forward to retirement as the time they will finally get to take the vacations they have always wished for. Without children to raise, college to pay for, or work schedules to keep, retired seniors are free to fly, drive, or cruise wherever […]

Cell Phone Usage by Caregivers In Leucadia Can Cause Problems

Do you have a cell phone in your pocket or attached to your belt right now? It would be surprising if you didn’t. In fact, you would probably be surprised if you didn’t receive a phone call or text message by the time you’re finished reading this blog post. Most of us use our cell […]