Blogs | Assisting Hands Fremont

Blog

Blog

Why More and More Families are Choosing Home Care as a Reliable and Higher Quality Senior Care Option

By AH Fremont, 9:00 am on July 11, 2024

In recent years, there has been a significant shift towards home care as a preferred option for senior care. Many families are recognizing the numerous benefits that home care offers, ensuring their loved ones can age gracefully and comfortably in the familiar surroundings of their own homes. At Assisting Hands Home Care, we are dedicated …

When Home Care is No Longer the Best Option for an Elderly Loved One

By AH Fremont, 9:00 am on July 9, 2024

Home care is often the preferred choice for families seeking to provide comfort and support to their elderly loved ones in a familiar environment. However, there may come a time when home care is no longer the best option. At Assisting Hands Home Care, we are committed to helping families recognize the signs that indicate …

Understanding Dementia and the Benefits of Home Care

By AH Fremont, 9:00 am on July 7, 2024

Dementia is a progressive neurological condition that affects memory, thinking, and behavior. For families facing a dementia diagnosis, ensuring the best care for their loved one is paramount. At Assisting Hands Home Care, we recognize the unique challenges posed by dementia and are committed to offering compassionate, expert care that allows individuals to remain in …

3 Tips to Help Elderly People with Dementia Stop Wandering

By AH Fremont, 9:00 am on July 5, 2024

Studies reveal 6 out of 10 seniors with dementia will likely wander at some point. Family caregivers may be wondering how to protect their senior loved ones from the dangers of this symptom. Luckily, there are strategies to prevent this behavior and keep your loved one safe. 1. Increase Physical Activity Wandering is sometimes a …

How to Discuss Home Care with Your Elderly Parent

By AH Fremont, 12:20 am on July 3, 2024

Talking about home care with an elderly parent can be a delicate yet necessary conversation. It requires empathy, understanding, and careful planning. Here are some steps to guide you through this important discussion: Educate Yourself Before starting the conversation, familiarize yourself with home care services and their advantages. Understand your parent’s specific needs and concerns. …

The Importance of a Daily Routine for Elderly Loved Ones

By AH Fremont, 11:07 pm on July 2, 2024

When it comes to elder care, maintaining a consistent daily routine is crucial for the health and well-being of elderly loved ones. A well-structured routine not only provides physical benefits but also enhances mental and emotional stability. For family caregivers, ensuring that their elderly parents follow a daily schedule that includes getting out of bed, …

Superfoods to Enhance Senior Wellness

By AH Fremont, 10:42 pm on July 2, 2024

As we age, maintaining a healthy and balanced diet becomes increasingly important. Superfoods, rich in essential nutrients, antioxidants, and fiber, can play a significant role in enhancing senior wellness. For family caregivers looking after elderly parents at home, incorporating these superfoods into daily meals can significantly improve their health and well-being. This comprehensive guide explores …

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease and the Benefits of Home Care

By AH Fremont, 9:00 am on June 27, 2024

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder that affects movement and often includes tremors. For families navigating this diagnosis, ensuring the best care for their loved one is crucial. At Assisting Hands Home Care, we understand the unique challenges of Parkinson’s disease and are committed to providing compassionate, expert care that allows individuals to remain …

Financial Considerations and Resources for Home Care of Dementia Clients

By AH Fremont, 9:00 am on June 24, 2024

As a family member considering the best care options for a loved one with dementia, the decision to choose home care over a facility can be overwhelming. At Assisting Hands Home Care, we understand the importance of providing personalized, compassionate care in a familiar environment. Understanding the financial aspects of senior care at home, such …

6 Ways Seniors Can Lower Their Parkinson’s Risk

By AH Fremont, 9:00 am on June 21, 2024

The number of people 65 and older with Parkinson’s disease is predicted to more than double by 2031, which is just one of the reasons it’s a good idea for older adults to be as proactive as possible about lowering their risk of developing this progressive condition. Here are six ways to accomplish this goal.  …