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How Home Care Can Take the Fear out of Caregiving

Caring for a family member can be overwhelming and unfamiliar. But, family caregivers are not alone. Homecare professionals can provide support to help ease some of the fears that caregivers may feel when caring for a loved one. Learn how Home Care professionals can help take the fear out of caregiving and keep caregivers at…

Let Assisted Work for You

According to a recent AARP report, “about 40 million family caregivers provided 37 billion hours of care for parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones.” And, as rewarding of an experience caring for a loved one is, it can also be stressful. Caregiving can be incredibly complex, complicated, and unpredictable particularly for those unfamiliar…

Senior Home Care: Keeping Seniors Cool this Summer

Summer is here and the weather is warmer. And, it’s important to remember that seniors have a higher risk of experiencing heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. However, that doesn’t mean that seniors can’t enjoy summer weather too. Caregivers and patients can work together to prevent heat-related illnesses. Here are some tips…

Don’t Ignore These Signs Your Loved One May Need a Caregiver

Studies have shown that the majority of seniors wish to age in the comfort of their own homes. For families, this presents a challenge. How do you know when it’s time to get your loved one the additional help that they need? As your parent or loved one age, completing daily tasks can become more…

Give the gift of care this Parent’s Day

Did you know that the fourth Sunday of every July is Parent’s Day? This year on July 28th, Assisted wants to wish everyone a Happy Parents’ Day! We understand the challenges that families can face when becoming a caregiver for a parent or loved one and can help by providing additive services, temporary relief, or…

Supporting Independence with In-Home Care

The level of responsibility needed to maintain a household can become too much to handle as people get older. But, aging and loss of independence don’t have to go hand in hand. With the help of in-home care, seniors can live at home longer without compromising their health and safety. Caregivers can provide a wide…

Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Senior Dads

What do you get for the man who has everything? Choosing Father’s Day gifts can be especially challenging for senior dads, considering that you’ve already had decades of similar gift-giving occasions. You’ve likely already used many gift ideas, and it can be challenging to come up with something new. If you need some gift ideas…

Agency vs. Private: The True Cost of Hiring Caregivers

It’s often a big step to decide to hire a caregiver for your loved one. Many people feel like they should have to take on the responsibility themselves or look for the cheapest solution. But the cheapest solution is rarely the best when it comes to caring for your loved ones. One of the most…

Giving the Gift of Homecare

Taking care of our loved ones who are sick or elderly can be a noble act of love. There’s no question that it’s a very honorable thing to do. But at the same time, it can also be incredibly exhausting and draining. Many people take on this challenging task on their own and not mention…

Healthcare Staffing: Avoid a Holiday Headache

The holidays are a special and significant time when people spend time with family and friends. While everyone enjoys having this celebratory time with loved ones, it also means that people are more likely to take time off of work. Even though everyone deserves an occasional holiday, healthcare needs don’t recognize dates on the calendar….


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