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The Ezra Home Care Blog

17 Nov

How Do I Talk To My Children About Their Grandparent’s Dementia?

Dealing with your parent’s dementia diagnosis can be a challenging time, and it can feel extra difficult when you're faced with the task of ...
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15 Nov

I Want to Care for my Elderly Parent at Home, But I Need Respite Too!

Caring for a loved one is an admirable, but also exhausting and challenging, role to take on. Many adult children end up as a caregiver to an elderly ...
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13 Nov

What to Say (and What Not to Say) When Communicating With a Loved One Who Has Dementia

When someone you love has dementia, their behavior is likely to change, and sometimes conversations can become difficult. Knowing the dos and don'ts ...
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10 Nov

Dad’s Hip Surgery Means He Faces Mobility Issues: What Can I Do to Help Make His Return from the Hospital Safe?

In the long term, hip replacement surgery almost always improves mobility and quality of life. However, in the weeks following surgery, keeping to a ...
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08 Nov

If You’re Suffering from Caregiver Fatigue Now Mom Needs Long-Term Care, Home Care Can Help

Mobility issues, fragility, forgetfulness and loneliness; watching your parent age can be very difficult. Knowing that you can’t be there for them ...
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06 Nov

How Can I Make Sure My Elderly Parent Is Taking the Medication Required to Keep Their Mental Health Issues in Check?

As many as one in five of the senior population in the US suffer from at least one mental health issue, according to the National Academies of ...
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03 Nov

Can Mom Keep Her Dignity Even If She Needs Long-Term Care?

Making the decision to get help with the care of your elderly parent is a big and important step. For many people, the real challenge comes with ...
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01 Nov

Choosing the Right Home Care Provider for My Parent with Parkinson’s Disease

Caring for someone with Parkinson's Disease can be a full-time job. It's important to know that, regardless of how involved you wish to be in your ...
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30 Oct

Mom’s Alzheimer’s is Causing Her to Repeat Herself. What Can I Do to Take the Stress Out of Our Communication?

Learning how to communicate with a family member who has dementia, including Alzheimer's, takes time and patience. If you feel that conversations ...
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25 Oct

My Parent’s Changes in Behavior Are Becoming Unmanageable: What Can I Do?

Being at the receiving end of increasingly bad behavior from an elderly parent with cognitive or mental health issues can be very difficult; you can ...
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