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Tips for Caring for Aging Parents by Amy Grant

At some point or another, most people will be put into the difficult spot of taking care of an elder parent, grandparent or friend. Even Amy Grant knows the struggles of her and her sisters taking car...

The Stress of Being a Caregiver for Family Members

This video episode by WGBH News discusses the stress of family members taking care of their elder parents or grandparents. After spending time taking care of her 85 year old elderly mother, Evelyn rea...

Family Bridges Home Care Fair! Hiring Multiple Positions with PTO!!

Family Bridges Home Care Fair! Hiring Multiple Positions with PTO!! STNAs, CNAs, & Caregivers – September 14th Career Fair Description Family Bridges Home Care and myCNAjobs invites you to a...

Why Are Today’s Seniors Facing Opiate Addiction?

I stood frozen in the doorway, unable to do even the slightest thing to help. She had run out of money and methadone at the same time — and would be unable to refill her prescription for another three...

5 Reasons to Choose In-Home Care

Ageing is a process that doesn’t happen to one individual, but affects the entire family. Often times, families feel the need to move elders out of the house if they think they can’t provi...

Protecting Seniors from the Dangers of the 21st Century

While seniors have always been a vulnerable subgroup of our population, the 21st century has spawned an entirely new batch of threats to protect them from. From con-artists to preventable diseases, he...

4 Warning Signs Your Parents Need Home Care

Since no one’s keen to lose their independence, it may be difficult for your aging parents to admit they are having trouble taking care of themselves and need assistance. While difficulty handling dai...

Today is Home Care Association of America Lobby Day

Today, September 30, 2015, the Home Care Association of America (HCAOA) Lobby Day was held with many HCAOA colleagues to meet with their elected officials to discuss important matters impacting the ho...

Preventing Senior Falls with Safety Policies vs. Better Supervision

More Seniors are Falling. With the advancement of the healthcare system and a better understanding of the human body, elders these days have been living longer. Along with this older age, there has al...

Anxiety Drugs Possibly Connected to Alzheimer’s Disease

A newer study shows that taking anxiety drugs may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease in older adults. Not only are seniors developing Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia, ...