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|

The Impact of COVID-19 on Home Care

The year 2020 has impacted practically everyone in one way or another, especially when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone can talk at length about how they have been personally affected by this virus. I thought it would be fitting to take a different approach and see different experiences from the standpoint of our elderly loved ones. We will cover the life of elderly individuals in different settings like: Assisted Living, Rehab, Nursing Homes, Respite Care, Home Care, Home Health Care, Hospice etc.

By |2020-12-15T07:53:10-08:00January 15, 2021|COVID-19 Updates, Real-Life Caregiving Stories|

Families Choose Safer Home Care Options in Lieu of Nursing Homes

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, New Wave Home Care has been making continuous efforts to increase awareness of the health and safety risks now confronting those that make up a good number of our more vulnerable population, our aging-in-place seniors. With that in mind we'd just like to share a few excerpts from an article that came out this month in The Wall Street Journal on the topic of COVID-19 and the shift away from nursing homes.

By |2020-12-24T15:35:22-08:00December 24, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

How Do I Discuss the Topic of Home Care with My Loved One?

Although many aging in place seniors are proud and self-sufficient, the stark reality is that most will eventually need at least some in-home assistance to maintain their independent lifestyle. On the other hand, convincing an elderly loved one to accept home care can be challenging and stressful. What follows are several reliable ways to overcome their objections.

By |2020-12-10T08:45:57-08:00December 21, 2020|In-Home Care|

Who's There?

"Who is there?" Very Often you here this troubled and unsure voice from other side of the door. I was visiting with an elderly friend recently and she brought up this issue of her friend who is currently getting some home care services from another [Read More...]

By |2020-10-08T05:21:42-07:00November 4, 2010|In-Home Care|
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