Companion care, the hub of Stay at Home’s Total Family Care Team

Companion care, the hub of Stay at Home’s Total Family Care Team Many elderly people need help staying at home, but they also need help in other areas of their lives. This is why each Stay at Home agency assembles a Total Family Care Team made up of trusted providers of companion care, medical care, […]

Six surprising fall hazards for senior citizens (and how we can reduce your risk)

We all know what causes senior citizens to fall, right? They slip on the ice, or trip over a curb, or fall down the stairs. But those aren’t the only—or necessarily even the most important—hazards that send elderly people to the hospital with fall injuries. Here are some less obvious fall hazards that are every […]Continue Reading

We help you stay safe and happy by focusing on your home

Many elderly people need help staying at home, but they also need help in other areas of their lives. This is why each Stay at Home agency assembles a Total Family Care Team made up of trusted providers of companion care, medical care, facility care, legal planning, financial planning, mortuary planning, home maintenance, and medical […]Continue Reading

Four factors that can cause (or worsen) depression in the elderly

Depression among senior citizens is very common. Let’s say your mom isn’t eating or sleeping like she should, or she no longer cares what the day has in store. Chances are pretty good her problem goes beyond the sadness we all feel from time to time. Here are some causes: Medical conditions. According to the […]Continue Reading

Four Ways that Stay at Home helps keep your parents out of the hospital

Hospital stays are especially serious for senior citizens. Nearly one in five Medicare patients wind up back in the hospital within 30 days of being discharged. If you have an elderly parent living alone, it’s clearly best to help them stay out of the hospital in the first place. Here’s how we can help. We […]Continue Reading

Stay at Home brings you a network of senior services

It should come as no surprise that the country is getting older. The first wave of Baby Boomers turned 65 in 2011, and an estimated 8,000 Americans will reach that age each day over the following 18 years. The older we get, the more likely it is we will need help getting through the day. […]Continue Reading

Celebrating Healthy Aging Month

September is national Healthy Aging month and it is designed to focus and celebrate the positive aspects of aging.  Yes, there is a positive side to aging and here are some tips to encourage you to celebrate your senior years. Go back to school.  You’re never too old to develop a new career or enhance […]Continue Reading

Know the Warning Signs

All too often the Warning Signs go unnoticed.  As being a primary caregiver for your loved one, it is important that you know and recognize when your family member may need help to remain independent at home.  To download the list of Warning Signs please click here.  Warning Signs 2016.Continue Reading

Stress of Providing Care Leads to Emotional Problems

Whatever you think of chronic stress and worry, there’s one thing we can agree on: they’re no fun. Constant worry can sap the joy out of life, weakening your immune system and damaging your health. WebMD links stress to a host of ailments, including depression, gastrointestinal problems, heart disease, dementia, and the big one, premature […]Continue Reading

Four things senior citizens lose along with their driver’s licenses

It can seem like a small thing, but the loss of a driver’s license can make life far less enjoyable. Yet many, if not most, senior citizens eventually lose their driving privilege, whether because of failing eyesight, forgetfulness, or general frailty. And these individuals must learn to negotiate their lives without driving. Here are a […]Continue Reading