Help for New Jersey Family Caregivers

caregiver and male client

Alzheimer’s disease changes lives. In addition to the more than five million Americans who suffer from it, the disease also changes the lives of the family members who care for them.  The family caregiver experiences considerable burden, stress and disruption to her own life. She is at risk for emotional and physical health problems, with […]

20 Safety Tips for NJ Senior Citizens, Elderly

New Jersey Elderly Safety Tips One’s entire house can be an accident waiting to happen, particularly for seniors who may have unsteady balance or less than perfect vision.  Here are some modifications that can be made to minimize accidents and some things to keep in mind: OUTDOORS • Paint porches with grit to prevent slips […]

Discussing End of Life Care with Aging Parents

NJ Senior Care Planning Talking to your elder parents about end of life care No one looks forward to discussing end of life issues with aging parents, but this is something that needs to and should be done. Having the conversation is necessary so that your senior’s preferences may be honored, if at all possible, […]

Respite Care – What Is it & Why Should You Use It?

NJ Respite Care What Is Respite Care? Respite care is substitute care given so that the regular caregiver can take a break from the stress of caregiving. The respite care can be for a week, a long weekend, a day or an hour, on a regular basis or just once. It can be for an […]

Senior Citizens Bedroom Safety Checklist

NJ Elder Safety For seniors, the bedroom can become a place for accidents.  Here are some things to consider: Lamps and light switches should be within reach of the bed. Lamps or switches located close to each bed will enable people getting up at night to see where they are going. Night lights should be […]

Senior Care Safety & Emergency Checklist

NJ Senior Safety Are you prepared to deal with any emergencies that may arise with your elderly loved one? Below is a list that you, as a caregiver, should keep in an easy-to-reach place should an emergency occur.  The list should be filled out and kept on a refrigerator and/or nightstand.  In times of panic […]

Geriatric Depression: Important Information for New Jersey Seniors and Families

NJ Senior Health: Elderly Depression Studies show that a significant percentage of seniors experience mental disorders that are not a normal part of aging.  These include anxiety, depression, cognitive impairment, mood disorders and behavioral problems. Yet, psychiatric illnesses in older adults have long tended to be minimized, sometimes with tragic consequences.  This is why the […]

Aging Health Issues

New Jersey’s Expert Home Care for Elders and Seniors provides care for your aging loved ones since 1984. Please call us when your loved one needs help – 800-848-2336. Doctors are faced with questions everyday regarding even the most common ailments. Many people who experience these symptoms write them off as minor and may not […]

Senior Retirement in New Jersey

New Jersey’s Expert Home Care for Elders and Seniors provides senior care, home care & live-in care for your aging loved ones since 1984. Please call us when your loved one needs help – 800-848-2336. Americans are reversing what had been a nearly century-long decline in the participation of older people in the workforce. For […]

Older Adults Feeling Young

New Jersey’s Expert Home Care for Elders and Seniors provides senior care, home care & live-in care for your aging loved ones since 1984. Please call us when your loved one needs help – 800-848-2336. A poll conducted by MetLife’s Mature Market Institute and Zogby International attempted to determine what age Americans believe is old. […]