Hearing loss can make you sick

Hearing loss can be much more than inconvenient, especially for a senior citizen. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders you have a one in three chance of diminished hearing if you are between 65 and 74 and nearly a 50 percent chance if you are 75 and older. This post […]Continue Reading

Save your hearing and keep your balance

Hearing loss can be much more than inconvenient, especially for a senior citizen. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders you have a one in three chance of diminished hearing if you are between 65 and 74 and nearly a 50 percent chance if you are 75 and older. This post […]Continue Reading

Save your hearing and you may save your mind

Hearing loss can be much more than inconvenient, especially for a senior citizen. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders you have a one in three chance of diminished hearing if you are between 65 and 74 and nearly a 50 percent chance if you are 75 and older. This post […]Continue Reading

Those first few weeks out of the hospital are the most dangerous for an elderly parent

Let’s say your elderly mother is just coming out of the hospital. Maybe she had a small stroke, or maybe she just fell. If you’re lucky, the whole family has gathered around for the homecoming. Neighbors and friends have brought food. For a couple of days she has all the love and care she needs. […]Continue Reading

With our help, your loved one can live at home until the very end

We have no doubt that seniors want to live at home as long as possible. That means that when their time comes, they want to die at home as well. Augmenting hospice care is an important part of our work at Stay at Home. We have immense respect for hospice agencies and the work they […]Continue Reading

We help family members take care of Alzheimer’s patients

You may need help taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease and not even realize it. Alzheimer’s is progressive, and while you may have handled the situation without too much problem at first, the requirements of caretaking will become more and more demanding. As a result, you will become more and more stressed, […]Continue Reading

We help Alzheimer’s patients stay at home

Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are an unavoidable fact of life for many of us as we move into our later years. For those of us who make it to age 85, there is nearly a 50–50 chance we will suffer from Alzheimer’s; if we have complicating factors such as diabetes, the likelihood […]Continue Reading

A Stay at Home consultation helps you make the right choices

So your elderly mother wants to stay at home, but she can no longer drive, cook, or do the housework. You and your siblings have stressful jobs and demanding family lives, and you may or may not live within driving distance. So you bring someone in to help out. Simple, no? No, indeed! The decision […]Continue Reading

We’re the best at keeping seniors happily at home

There are many choices you must make when a loved one needs help with the challenges of day-to-day living—choices not only about which service or facility to use, but also about which type of service or facility. We reviewed in an earlier post the types of help that are available when your elderly mother or […]Continue Reading

Choosing an in-home care provider: Here’s what to look for

There are many reasons to seek help from a companion care service when your loved one needs support at home. The biggest one, of course, is that you simply can’t do it yourself. Maybe you live too far away. Maybe your work and family life take up too much time. Maybe you’re physically unable to […]Continue Reading