The Dangers of Dehydration in Seniors | ELHCS

Dehydration is a serious condition that affects all ages, especially seniors. Seniors are more susceptible to dehydration due to a decrease in total body fluids and the body’s natural aging process. Listen now to learn - the dangers of dehydration, the signs to look...

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The Dangers of Dehydration in Seniors | ELHCS

Dehydration is a serious condition that affects all ages, especially seniors. Seniors are more susceptible to dehydration due to a decrease in total body fluids and the body’s natural aging process. Listen now to learn - the dangers of dehydration, the signs to look...

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The Sacrifices of Caregiving | ELHCS

Are you thinking about becoming a family caregiver? As rewarding as caregiving is, it also comes with its unique set of challenges – and sacrifices. You might not realize just how hard caregiving can be on your finances, career, and social life. <iframe width="560"...

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Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers | ELHCS

Caregiving is an enormously rewarding experience – but it can also be emotionally taxing and physically exhausting. When a caregiver neglects her own care, she might find that she’s having a harder time caring for her loved one. Learn tips for self-care so that you...

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Home Care for People with Parkinson’s | ELHCS

Parkinson’s disease is a tough diagnosis to live with – but for patients with Parkinson’s, a high quality of life can still be maintained. It all starts with understanding the disease, so you can plan a treatment and care plan that works for you.   The above...

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What is Lewy Body Dementia? | ELHCS

If your loved one has been diagnosed with Lewy body dementia, then you might be feeling daunted and overwhelmed. Understanding what to expect with LBD, and how to provide the proper care for your loved one, is essential to moving forward after a diagnosis. Still, it’s...

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Everything You Need to Know – ELHCS

Has your loved one been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s? The below video illustrates different types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, and uncovers what’s happening in the brain of a diagnosed individual. The more you know about what your loved one is going...

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How to Deal with Arthritis

Arthritis is painful, especially for seniors. In today’s episode, we talk about treatment plans for varying types of arthritis, from OA to RA and more, so you can learn how to best navigate the road ahead. With the right treatment plan and preparation, you can learn...

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How to Support a Loved One With Dementia

A Dementia diagnosis is a hard truth for any family to face. Caring for a loved one with dementia can be a stressful, exhausting, and profoundly emotional experience – but with the right tools and preparation, care can be a little easier. Enriched Life Home Care...

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Choosing The Right Care

Choosing the best senior living option for your mom or dad can feel overwhelming. Many of us expect the answer will be obvious – if our Mother is suffering from Dementia, for instance, the time will come when she needs to engage in Memory Care. Or, if our Dad has been...

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Medication and Prescription Safety For Seniors

Medication safety is essential for seniors – especially those who are juggling a variety of drugs at one time. In today’s episode, we’ll talk about how you can help your parent stay organized, responsible, and on top of their medications – prescription or otherwise....

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Different Ways to Cope With Cognitive Issues

When a loved one’s diagnosed with a cognitive problem, it can be devastating. In a lot of ways, watching a parent or grandparent suffer from memory loss or a change in personality feels like a devastating loss. Your parent or grandparent just isn’t the same. Still,...

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How To Reduce Loneliness In Elderly

As COVID-19 rates continue to surge, many isolated seniors are facing a second epidemic: loneliness. Because so many seniors live alone, the elderly in the United States have been disproportionately impacted by loneliness for decades, but the pandemic has only made...

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Finding the Right Caregiver

If you’ve ever cared for a loved one or have watched as a parent or grandparent slowly declined, then you know how important it is to make sure that they are being cared for with kindness, patience, and respect. These are difficult times for them and for the family....

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Top 10 Things About Home Care You May Not Know

  Does your loved one want to age in place? Are you worried they won’t receive the care they need? Look no further than home care. Home care services can give you the best of both worlds: keeping your loved one in the place they love while making sure they are...

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How to Keep Seniors or Elderly Cool in Hot Weather

  The effects of heat on older adults can be damaging if not taken care of immediately. Today, we talk about how to protect your loved one from extreme heat and what to do if they experience signs of heat cramps, heat exhaustion, or heat stroke. Subscribe to our...

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How to Care for a Loved One with Dementia

If you’re a caregiver for a loved one with dementia, you have probably felt daunted, overwhelmed, and frustrated more than you’d like to admit. This job comes with its own unique set of challenges – and today, we’re here to help you find strategies to get through...

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Online Resources for Families and Caregivers

If you’re a family caregiver, then you know that finding trustworthy online resources is easier said than done. Still, its importance cannot be understated. That’s why today, we’re diving into our favorite sites for family caregivers – so you can know who to trust...

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How to Recognize Signs It’s Time for Assisted Living

Watching our loved one’s age is never easy. We want them to remain strong, capable, and independent – and they want the same for themselves. They might feel frustrated when they can no longer move around the way they used to – when stairs are more strenuous to climb,...

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The Rapidly Growing “Sandwich” Generation

The Rapidly Growing “Sandwich” Generation

Are you part of the “Sandwich Generation”? No, we’re not talking about a generation of people that like to eat sandwiches, it’s a newer growing group of individuals that are facing sometimes insurmountable challenges. This group is tasked with not only raising their...

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