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Home Care Tips for Dementia Obstacles

Seniors with dementia face many obstacles that make daily life difficult. Here are some simple tips to help them over those hurdles and lighten their loads. Use bright colors: Seniors with dementia often have difficulty visually distinguishing objects. For example, lightly colored food — grilled chicken, mashed potatoes, etc. — blends together on their plate. […]

Looking for Mr. Fix-It?

Do you or your loved one have some fixing up to do around the house? Senior Home Companions can help! Take advantage of our residential oversight services and receive a regular visit from an SHC handyman, who will inspect your home and help you determine which areas need improvements. Once a month, they will conduct […]

Employee Spotlight: Jenny Parker

Jenny Parker’s interest in Senior Home Companions first sparked when she met a caregiver while working as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a memory care facility. “I admired the patience and elegance that the caregiver showed while providing care,” Jenny said. Jenny is happy to now be a member of the SHC family. She started […]

Keeping Seniors Safe from Drug Interactions

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As people grow older, their medicine cabinets tend to fill up. Seniors take more prescription drugs than any other age group. In fact, according to Drugwatch, 12 percent of seniors use 10 or more medications. Being on multiple medications poses a high risk for dangerous interactions between drugs and other substances. Even drinking grapefruit juice […]