Elderly Care in Houston, TX– Loneliness and Strokes
Loneliness is like a sad feeling starting from the inside and creating a mental and emotional imbalance. This feeling can happen to any person but consequences of loneliness are more problematic for older adults, especially after 65 years and more. According to studies, it’s been proven feelings of loneliness and social isolations leads to an increase in blood pressure and in some adults it can result in higher risks of strokes and other cardiovascular ...
Kindness and Home Care Services in Houston, TX
Kindness is one of those attributes that far too many people take for granted. With regard to home care services, kindness is not only essential, it can make all the difference in the world to the patient who relies on this level of assistance.
There are many reasons why kindness is so important when you are talking about an in-home care service provider. Let’s talk about some of these reasons and how this emotional attribute ...
Yawn! Why the Female Caregiver near Katy, TX Tends to Give Up Sleep for Others
A staggering statistic when it comes to the family caregiver is that more than 80% of in-home care providers in the United States are female. Many of these in-home care providers decide to take on this role out of a sense of responsibility, feeling that they owe it to their loved one, or concerns about feeling guilty if they don’t.
For the most part, when you compare male ...
Blog Posting 10/25/14
By Sid Gerber
Doing Something Is Better Than Doing Nothing
Many people amongst us are procrastinators, myself included at times. And although I know it’s better than doing nothing or putting off until the last minute, I choose to ignore an issue or bury my head in the sand. That’s okay if the issue doesn’t involve my health, however, or something that can have a significant impact on my life. I mean, it’s not like seeing a red light and stopping ...
5 Things to Get the Home Ready for Winter: Elder Care Considerations near Bellaire TX
Winter is fast approaching at this point and when it comes to elder care, there are a number of things that both the caregiver and the patient can do to prepare the house for colder temperatures, snowy environments, and other issues that will arrive with the start of winter.
Depending on where you live in the country, you may experience winter’s wrath showing up a bit sooner than ...
Senior Care near West University Place, TX area – Sharing Responsibilities as a Family
Providing care for elderly parents can be a fulfilling and rewarding experience just as raising up children until they are adults can be. However, it can be a taxing duty sometimes bundled up with physical and emotional strain. Most caregivers are under a lot of stress and often can’t see how their own needs also need to be met. If you’re the sole caregiver from your family, it’s ...
Eat Up, Eat Together, and Have a Nice Meal for Senior Care in Houston, TX
Janet was providing senior care for her mother, but she didn’t have a lot of time to spend sitting down and talking to her mother. Most of the time she would stop by and check to make sure that everything was okay before heading back out.
During her visits, Janet would ask her mother if there was anything that she needed or anything that she couldn’t do on ...
When Elderly Care during the day Just isn’t Enough in Katy, TX
“One Family Realizing Dad Needs Full-time Care in Katy, TX”
When Jacob turned 80, his family celebrated with an incredible party. They made sure that his friends and family from all over the country came in to attend. Even some relatives that he hadn’t seen or talked to in years came from overseas. It was a great time, and it was one of the last times that he remembered being truly ...
EVENT CELEBRATION (FOLLOW UP)
The oldest Personal Caregiving client, Dorsey Halbouty celebrated her 102nd birthday with friends and family on hand. It was overheard that Dorsey would probably outlive her celebratory party participants! Shown with her is Sid Gerber, the owner of PCS and Enid Anderson, her caregiver for almost 6 years!
Three Signs You Shouldn’t be Your Mother’s Caregiver in Bellaire, TX
There are plenty of reasons why a family member may not want to be their elderly loved one’s caregiver. If you are faced with the prospect of becoming your mother’s caregiver, you may be trying to determine whether this is something that you can or even should do.
There are several signs that could indicate they should talk to her about hiring a professional in-home care provider rather than doing this yourself. ...