Home Care News by Comfort Keepers®
The recommended daily dose of this vitamin is 90 milligrams for men and 75 milligrams for a woman.
If your older family member walks for exercise or just to get from place to place, it’s important that they know how to prevent accidents and stay safe while walking.
Too often, we don’t show our eyes love they deserve. ❤️ Maintaining eye health requires planning and dedication – but the effort will pay off for years to come.
Here’s how our caregivers make eye care easy and enjoyable:
🚗 Scheduling and arranging transportation to eye exams.
😎 Shopping together for protective eyewear.
🚶🏼Planning daily exercise routines.
🥗 Cooking meals that are high in antioxidants.
Whenever the time is right, we’re here to provide a helping hand.
Learn more about how Comfort Keepers can help bring joy to daily routines that improve eye health.
It’s been proven time and again that exercise is good for seniors’ physical and mental health. Regular exercise, even in small amounts, can improve mood, relieve stress and improve health. According to the CDC, four of the five most expensive health conditions older adults face can be prevented or managed with physical activity. But, only about 35% of adults over the age of 65 are physically active.
If your older family member has recently been diagnosed with cancer, there are ways to help them cope, such as the 3 suggestions below.
Did you know? By age 80, over 50% of seniors have been treated for cataracts. 👀
While cataracts aren’t preventable, a consistent care plan reduces the risks associated with the condition. Step one: Separating fact from fiction in order to provide the best quality of care possible.
When the time comes, our caregivers are here to help find joy in daily life by simplifying eye health care plans.
Caregivers in Belvidere NJ: As much as you might try, there are going to be times when you and your senior clash.
Aging bodies are just another adventure in life! ❤️ At Comfort Keepers, we’re here to bring joy to daily routines, including caring for the muscles, joints, and bones that keep us moving.
Maintaining our strength and movement helps us reduce the risk of diseases like osteoporosis and arthritis.
No matter what age we are, living a life of purpose, connection and joy is critical for our physical and mental wellbeing. For older adults, a variety of obstacles like vision loss, social isolation, mobility problems and memory issues can make enjoying life more difficult.
Elder Care in Belle Mead NJ: Setting goals helps your senior to see the progress she’s making. When it comes to falling, avoiding even the first one is crucial.
Meet Annabelle. This adorable young lady just celebrated her 4th birthday, and has been working for Comfort Keepers® for 4-1/2 years! When Annabelle is not wearing her Comfort Keepers® attire, she can be spotted wearing a Princess dress, complete with accessories, sunglasses and sparkly shoes. She can never have enough sparkle!
Did you know? One in five adults will suffer a form of arthritis. The good news? Our caregivers are here to support you in living to the fullest, no matter what challenges you face. We can help create a plan for managing symptoms by doing the activities that Elevate the Human Spirit.
One of the most effective ways to combat the Coronavirus pandemic and its effect on seniors is by practicing self-quarantine. By reducing the spread of the virus, healthcare systems are better able to treat those that are affected while they work on a long-term solution.
Here are 5 tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for proper hand washing.
We are PROUD to announce Enock is the “Comfort Keeper of the Quarter!” Enock has been with Comfort Keepers® of Flemington, New Jersey as a live-in caregiver since 2019. He is a warm, thoughtful, and exceptionally kindhearted caregiver who always goes above and beyond for his clients.
Have you been caring for an elderly loved one? If so, the coronavirus may throw a wrench into the plans that you have.
As we all prepare to keep our homes and families safe during this COVID-19 outbreak, it’s important to consider the needs of the seniors in our lives and in our communities.
State and local health agencies are taking steps to ensure that seniors are physically protected from the virus, including directives for those 65 and older to stay home including shelter in place orders and quarantines directed at seniors. Many families are searching for guidance and solutions to ensure their loved ones are best taken care of.
Amidst the Coronavirus crisis, during a period of time when staying at home and socially distanced is essential, it’s important to keep seniors safe, reassured, active and cared for.
You likely have heard a lot of information in the news about the Novel Coronavirus, called COVID-19, in recent days as the growth of this virus rises in the U.S. and around the world. As a company dedicated to compassionate and healthy care, we have been actively monitoring the progression of the virus and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Unfortunately, there are many elderly adults who fall victim to cybercrimes. There are many reasons for this.
It is common for seniors to feel overwhelmed or frustrated when daily tasks become more difficult to do. The changes associated with aging take a toll not only on seniors’ physical health but also their mental health. Mental health and physical health are intertwined and equally important.