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Drinking Enough Water Daily?

Posted April 23, 2019
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Worried that Dad or Mom drink too much coffee, tea, juice, soda, milk, or even alcohol? These liquids increase the risk of heart attacks because they require digestion, which can create a blood-thickening effect. Water is absorbed into the bloodstream and thins the blood; therefore, drinking adequate amounts of water throughout the day can lessen complications for senior citizens. Consuming at least one cup of water for every 20 pounds of body weight daily—six to eight glasses for most people may help keep Dad or Mom from suffering health issues that could later lead to rehabilitating senior home care.

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Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted April 4, 2019
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Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative, and ultimately fatal disease that destroys brain cells.

There is no doubt that genetics play a role in the disease, but the most common way to get Alzheimer’s is just by normal aging – up to 10% of people between 65 and 74 years of age have this disease. However, there are medications health care providers may use to help manage problematic symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. These symptoms may include depression, sleepiness, and…Read More

Illness Prevention Tips: Keep those Hands Clean!

Posted March 8, 2019
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Illness Prevention Tips

Everything from the flu, strep throat and the common cold are being passed around right now; washing your hands has never been more important. Washing your hands effectively several times a day is a great way to prevent the spread of these illnesses. The Center for Disease Control reported $120 billion annually in preventive and infectious diseases in the US. Although washing with soap and water is the preferred method to clean your hands, you can also use an alcohol-based hand rub to reduce the number of germs and bacteria.

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According to the Mayo Clinic, any…Read More

Caregiver Help Webinar Series

Posted February 19, 2019

We’ve been so proud of our partnership with the Parkinson Support Center in their Caregiver Help Webinar Series. This 8 month webinar series incorporated humor and real-life caregiving stories into difficult topics such as caregiver anger, guilt, depression and grief.

Based on her own experience of caring for family elders, Caregiver Speaker Elaine K Sanchez, developed a passion for helping others cope with the emotional stress of caring for family elders. She frequently delivers keynotes, workshops and caregiver training sessions at caregiving and healthcare conferences, as well as to business organizations…Read More

5 Expert Tips on Talking to Aging Parents about Home Health Care

Posted January 24, 2018

home health careIt can be extremely difficult to talk to aging parents about getting extra help at home. In a current report that discussed a survey by AARP, 9 out of 10 seniors expressed interest in staying in their homes while aging. However, it is estimated that 70% of seniors will need in-home assistance to stay safe while aging in place. So, how do you speak to your aging parents about getting outside help from a home health care agency? While it can be extremely difficult to do…Read More

November is Caregiver Appreciation Month!

Posted November 2, 2017

At Premier Caregiver Services, we appreciate all that our caregivers do every day, but they deserve all the appreciation they can get! The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is designating November as Caregiver Awareness Month to raise awareness of the role and all the work that goes into it. More often than not, caregivers are thrust into the role suddenly and without warning unless they are trained in giving care to the elderly. In those situation, the caregivers know what to expect, but can still get overlooked. Caregiving is a…Read More

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Premier Caregiver Services!

Posted November 17, 2016

Please join us for our ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. EST.

We’re celebrating opening a second location and the ribbon cutting ceremony will be at
our new office.

1340 South Laurel Rd.
London, KY 40744
(Highway 25 next door to Kemper’s Furniture.)
Directions

Please spread the good news and invite others to join our celebration! It’s going to be an event to remember.

We’re Having an Open House!

Posted October 14, 2016

Mark your calendars! Premier Caregiver Services is hosting an open house on Friday, October 21, 2016, from 12 Noon until 6 p.m. We will be celebrating our new office location in Saint Matthews, Kentucky at 121 Wiltshire Ave. Suite F, Louisville, Kentucky 40207. There is street parking available and we are located on the second floor. Come out to this event and learn more about who we are and the home care services that we offer. There will be plenty of drinks, appetizers, and door prizes! Bring your family, bring your friends, and come prepared…Read More

Premier Caregiver Services London Co-Sponsors Chamber Newsletter

Posted May 18, 2016

Premier Caregiver Services, a senior home care agency serving seniors throughout London, Kentucky, and Louisville, Kentucky, is excited to serve as a co-sponsor for the May 2016 newsletter published by the Chamber of Commerce, London, Laurel County, Kentucky. Check out the May 2016 London Laurel Chamber of Commerce Newsletter.

The next chamber luncheon is Thursday, May 19, 2016, at 12 noon, at the Jackson Energy Community Room ($10 per person).

  • Banners, Signs & Etc.
  • Edward Jones Investments – Mike Fiechter
  • Forcht Bank
  • Hotwire Products.net
  • Jackson Energy Cooperative
  • Larkey HVAC
  • McKnight Properties

The London – Laurel County Chamber of Commerce is located…Read More

Premier Caregiver Services Sponsors Norton Healthcare Event

Posted April 19, 2016
Event Panelists Premier Caregiver Services

Aging Gracefully: Creating a Senior Care Plan for Mom and Dad

On Wednesday, March 30, 2016, the Norton Healthcare Employee Resource Group for Women or NWIRED, hosted an event called, “Aging Gracefully.” This free program sponsored by Premier Caregiver Services and the Norton Healthcare Foundation, discussed the details and conversations involved in creating a senior care plan for mom and dad. With this topic, a…Read More