What a Holiday Visit Can Reveal About a Senior’s Health

Gail M. Samaha, GMS Associates   |   Updated November 29, 2018 If you’re a long-distance caregiver, you may be planning a holiday visit to check in on your aging loved ones. This visit is, perhaps, the first opportunity in several months that you’ll have to personally observe them and their home environment. In the meantime, you’ve […]

“Parenting” Your Elderly Parents

Mary, a 54-year old mother of two college-age children, has begun helping her mother Betsy with daily tasks and doctor’s appointments. She visits each morning to ensure that her mother has showered, gotten a good breakfast, and taken her morning medications. Since her mother’s recent diagnosis with beginning stages of dementia, Mary has noticed that […]

How to Help Your Loved One Prepare for a Thunderstorm

Home Care in Mercer PA Does your loved one live in an area that is prone to thunderstorms?  Now that the weather is getting warmer and more humid in many parts of the country, thunderstorms are something to watch out for and be prepared for.  While some thunderstorms may be brief and harmless, others can […]