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Adult Children and Parents

Adult Children and Elderly Parents I learn something new every day when interacting with seniors and their families.  The dynamics of the family are so intertwined and woven tightly, often where it is difficult, as a third party to come into a family when asked to provide support and help. I sympathize with the children who […]

Who Will Be Caregiver?

Do you know who is taking care of your Mom and Dad? When we realize our parents need more care than we are able to give, this can lead to un-wanted stress. Questions arise like “How can I get my parents more help?” and “Who can I find to help me?” It can be overwhelming […]

Safety in Networks

At-home companion services run hand-in-hand with innovative accessibility solutions, which are aimed to provide a comprehensive care model. Daughter for a Day provides companion care services that are geared towards seniors aging-at-home who may lack a direct support person or network. But beyond just providing a smiling, happy face, companion care services provide an integral […]

Future Care Giving Plans – Opening the Conversation

There is an aging issue we have all heard about; baby boomers have now reached 65 and are ready to retire. We also keep hearing that seniors are happier living in their own homes, the homes they raised their families in and now their grandchildren. Most of these seniors want to stay in their own […]

Daughters and Sons and Seniors

Daughters are daughters all of your life , a son is a son until he takes a wife  ( unknown) I often thought about this saying and its not always the way it is, sons do take care of their moms, I have seen it in my line of work. I do think that sons […]

Seniors Falling While Bathing!

Recently our mom who is 86 years fell while bathing. She has never had this happen before but this particular time as she prepared her bath perhaps her mind was somewhere else or for a simple second she lost concentration. She is okay but I think something has now changed. She used a bath chair […]

Companionship or Home Care – What does your elderly parent need?

Wikipedia describes companionship – “ An interpersonal relationship is an association between two or more people that may range from fleeting to enduring.” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Companionship Home Care and Support can be many things and over the course of a day a week or a month. It includes such things as light house keeping, errand running, meal […]