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5 Home Care Tips All Family Caregivers Need to Know

Millions of Americans each year donate their time and talents to care for aging-in-place friends and relatives. Whether you’re new to the family caregiver game or a seasoned pro, having an effective caregiving strategy is the key to staying organized and focused with each passing day.

2022-06-07T16:55:15-04:00July 25, 2022|Home Care|

The Benefits of Hiring In-Home Care

Although many seniors are still relatively independent, they still do need some outside help. In-home care provides that help, allowing seniors to age in place in the comfort of their own homes.

2022-06-06T15:54:57-04:00July 11, 2022|In-Home Care|

8 Tips for Talking to Your Family Member About Home Care

At Home Instead Senior Care of Northern Milwaukee, we’ve helped many seniors accept outside help from a caregiver for the first time, and we’ve supported many families having those initial, challenging discussions about home care. Here are eight tips to help you when the time comes to talk with an aging family member about home care.

2022-03-08T11:35:13-05:00April 11, 2022|Home Care|

Is Home Care the Right Fit for my Family Member?

Studies consistently show that an overwhelming majority of older adults wish to age in place – at home - rather than relocate to a long-term care facility or nursing home. If your family member only needs assistance with daily living activities to maintain their independence, home care may be the right choice

2022-03-08T11:24:12-05:00March 28, 2022|Family Caregiver|

How to Know When a Loved One Needs Senior Home Care

We understand that bringing in a home care provider is a sensitive topic for seniors and that you want to be sure your timing is spot on before approaching your loved one to have “the talk.” To help you decide if now is the time to bring a caregiver aboard, consider these seven signs.

2022-03-08T11:11:29-05:00March 14, 2022|Home Care|

Need Support Caring For An Older Loved One? Find Help Here!

Carla is a busy executive who travels for work and also cares for her 82-year old mother, who is battling cancer. “I love living with her, but it’s been tough,” says Carla, who constantly worries about her mom when she’s on the road. “Knowing that I could count on someone to care for my mom when I’m away would be life-changing for me and my family.”

2022-08-25T10:51:54-04:00December 15, 2021|Family Caregiver|

5 Ways to Effectively Balance Work and Caregiving

Having your concentration broken and having to put your work aside as you tend to your caretaker responsibilities can make getting your work completed quite difficult to do. Fortunately, there are ways to find the balance you’re looking for. Here are five ways to effectively balance work and caregiving.

2021-12-15T18:48:24-05:00November 24, 2021|Family Caregiver|