Archives for: March 31st, 2015

How to Report Elderly Abuse

Written by Premier Caregiver Services on March 31, 2015
Elder Abuse

How to Report Elderly Abuse: An Overview

We all have a responsibility to our elder’s to watch out for them and report any form of abuse if we feel it is happening to them.

Elderly abuse is steadily increasing and becoming a serious problem in our society. A broad definition of elder abuse…Read More

Know Your Home Care Coordinator

Written by Premier Caregiver Services on March 25, 2015
home care coordinator

“What is an HCC?” you may ask. HCC is an acronym for Home Care Coordinator. It is typically used to identify the representatives who act on behalf of a patient who is in need of home care services or medical equipment in their home.

Getting the Ball Rolling

The HCC is the one…Read More

Recognizing the Signs of Alzheimers

Written by Premier Caregiver Services on March 21, 2015

Alzheimers is a form of dementia that can affect a person’s thinking, memory, and general behavior. Alzheimers is the most common form of dementia and generally worsens as time goes by. The progressive decline in mental behavior derives from the nature of the disease. It damages and destroys brain cells,…Read More

Giving Your Feet a Helping Hand: Foot Care

Written by Premier Caregiver Services on March 16, 2015
Proper foot care is important

Giving your feet a hand:

You can help to prevent foot pain due to an increased risk of damage to nerves and blood vessels by following these simple foot care tips:

1. Wash your feet in warm water with mild soap every day, but don’t soak them. Dry them well.

2. Check your…Read More

Going The Extra Mile: Excellent Care Giving

Written by Premier Caregiver Services on March 12, 2015

Providing Excellent Caregiving: Premier Caregiver Services

If someone is prepared to go the extra mile, they will do everything they can to help or to make something succeed. That person goes above and beyond their duty while exceeding expectations. The expression “going the extra mile” probably comes from the Bible, when…Read More

Choosing a Caregiver

Written by Premier Caregiver Services on March 7, 2015
Find the best home care service

Choosing a Caregiver

One of the most difficult decisions a family or POA (Power of Attorney) has to make is what caregiver service to use for their loved one or family member. An even more difficult task is finding an excellent caregiver that fits well with their loved one. As of…Read More

Keeping Siblings Informed About Parents’ Health

Written by Premier Caregiver Services on March 5, 2015
Increase safety and comfort at home with outside accessibility

Adult children faced with aging parents’ failing health issues and senior home care often create friction among themselves, sometimes reverting back to old oppressive moments of sibling rivalry, when making choices for Dad and Mom. Everyone cares about what happens but may not agree on the same decisions, which triggers…Read More

Coping with Catastrophic Reactions

Written by Premier Caregiver Services on March 1, 2015
Castrophic Reactions

As a Care Manager, it is not uncommon to get calls from our caregivers stating that their client “turned angry” or “aggressive” in an instant. He or she threw a tantrum or they “lost it”. These tantrums can be vocal and or physical – they can involve shouting, becoming upset,…Read More