Can You Care for a Dementia Patient at Home?

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Dementia patients can be cared for at home with supportive services to help them maintain their independence and quality of life.  Most dementia patients will start by having a senior caregiver assist them at home on a weekly or daily basis. 

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What Does a Senior Caregiver Do?

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A senior caregiver is a professional who helps an older adult at home.  A senior caregiver will visit an older adult at home on a weekly schedule to assist with household tasks such as, meal preparation, light housekeeping, and personal care such as, bathing, dressing, and grooming.  Senior caregivers are also sometimes referred to as caregiver companions, home companions, home aides, or elder sitter.

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Does Medicare Pay for Caregivers?

Elder Care in Smithtown NY: Assisting your Loved-One with Loss of Appetite

In-home caregiving services provide professionally trained caregivers who come to the home to assist a person with his or her activities of daily living.  These activities include meal preparation, light housekeeping, bathing assistance, dressing assistance, medication reminders, walking assistance, and other household tasks (i.e., laundry, bring out the garbage, bring in the mail, etc.).   

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Caregiver of the Month: Victoria

We are so excited to announce that Victoria C is our caregiver of the month.  Victoria was selected to be the Caregiver of the Month for April 2022 at Family First Home Companions in Islandia, NY. 

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Top 4 Ways to Communicate With Baby Boomers

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The Baby Boomer generation is made up of people born between 1946 and 1964.  They are between the ages of 57 to 76 as of 2022.  This population is known for being a generation that impacted and pushed for a lot of change and advancements in the world around them.  They lived through the Korean…

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Caregiver of the Month: Priscilla

Priscilla P was selected to be the Caregiver of the Month for April 2021 at Family First Home Companions. Priscilla’s dedication to her client, perfect attendance record, willingness to help by substituting on open shifts, and excellent care services earned her the award and recognition.

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Why Do People With Dementia Repeat Themselves?

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Home Care Services, Melville, NY Dementia is a term used to describe a cognitive impairment.  Dementia can cause a variety of symptoms including short-term memory loss, poor judgment, loss of language and verbal skills, and confusion with time and/or place. There are many forms of dementia including vascular dementia, Lewy Body dementia, frontotemporal, and Alzheimer’s…

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The Importance of Home Inspections for Seniors Looking to Age In Place

The Importance of Home Inspections for Seniors Looking to Age in Place Article provided by The Importance of Home Inspections for Seniors Looking to Age in Place (inspectionsupport.net) There are many reasons senior citizens prefer to “age in place” in their own homes rather than moving to a nursing home or assisted living facility. For one thing,…

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