I recently spent some time with one of my favorite clients. Cela is 90 yrs old and full of life—a real fireball. Cela was a classical violinist whose concert career took her all over the world.
December 2010 Archives
The ability of the elderly to manage their medications is often a concern to the family. These concerns of the family often become a point of contention between themselves and the elder. At what point does the family step in?
Ice and snow in many cases add a certain danger to the winter months. Slips and falls among the elderly greatly increase during the winter months. Staying inside when conditions are snowy and icy is always the best plan, however sometimes this is not possible. Whether living in an assisted living facility or at home with private duty home care services, simple tasks such as walking out to get the paper at the curb can result in a slip or fall.
In a previous post I outlined several ways to select private duty home care. In this article I will provide additional questions you should be asking potential private duty home care providers.