Senior Caregiving Tips from the New Wave Home Care Family

Explore what we’re doing and sharing as we help aging adults continue to live in their own homes safely and comfortably.

What Are the Activities of Daily Living?

Sadly, millions of aging-in-place elderly Americans can no longer perform basic tasks because of a chronic medical condition, illness or injury. Known as activities of daily living, or simply “ADLs”, this article will explore them in more detail, along with ADL challenges that seniors face. 

By |2021-03-08T10:50:01-08:00March 29, 2021|Caregiving|

Diet and Exercise Tips for Caregivers

It’s all too easy to neglect yourself when you’re an informal caregiver. Far too many caregivers don’t eat or exercise like they should, which places their health at risk and lowers the quality of care provided. Using these diet and exercise tips should help you as a caregiver to stay refreshed.

By |2021-01-31T19:00:39-08:00February 1, 2021|Caregiving|

How A Smartphone or Tablet can Benefit Home Care Patients

In today’s world, it seems like nearly everyone has a smartphone. People tend to assume that the one demographic excluded from this trend is the elderly. However, it is important to recognize that older adults can actually utilize and enjoy smartphones and tablets as well.  [Read More...]

The Importance of Respite Care

  Providing care for a loved one can be an extremely rewarding task that brings family caregivers closer to their loved ones. Acting as a primary caregiver, however, can also be extremely draining. In-home respite care gives family caregivers a beneficial opportunity to take breaks. [Read More...]

By |2021-02-26T08:16:37-08:00September 19, 2020|Caregiving|
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