Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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Staying Connected to Prevent Isolation

Humans are social creatures and we easily connect with others in different situations. Unfortunately, we may find ourselves in situations where our interaction is limited. For example, a senior person living on their own would have little to no time ...

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Tips to Keep Elderly Loved Ones Healthy During the Holidays

During the holidays, most people are looking forward to a season of social gatherings and rich holiday meals. For most seniors and their caregivers, the holidays can also be a stressful period as it becomes more challenging to keep up healthy habits....

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Reasons to Use Non-Medical Home Care Services

When you are exploring different long-term care options for a loved one, chances are you’ve heard about non-medical in home care. This care option is long-term care provided to clients that do not require skilled nursing or medical services. It is ...

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What to Do When Elderly Parents Don’t Bathe?

Being a family caregiver is difficult, especially without the assistance of a home care agency in Kansas City, Missouri. It gets much more difficult when the tables are turned and you must care for them in the same manner that they previously ca...

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Causes of Social Isolation in Elderly Adults

No one wants to feel lonely or alone, yet for many seniors, this is all too often. Our children move away as we get older, we lose connection with friends, and it can be tough to get out of the house to socialize. All of these factors lead to senior ...

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Is Bathing Every Day Necessary to Stay Healthy?

Are you someone who showers or bathes every day? Don’t worry — you’re not alone. Almost two-thirds of Americans and an estimated 80% of Australians shower daily. And when asked why they choose to do it, the answer is almost unanimous: “becaus...

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