1. Benefits of Independent Living for Seniors

    For many aging adults, the thought of living in an assisted living facility is not their first option or an ideal plan, rather it’s staying where they have lived for years. There are many benefits to this, but it does involve some diligence to keeping your family member or loved one comfortable and with all the attention they need to live well. Sometimes the mind isn’t as sharp as it once was,…Read More

  2. Respite Care: A Hand When You Need It

    Home care is not just for seniors. Most people skim right over an ad for a home care company thinking it's something they'll look into for their parents someday, or even for themselves but not until they're much older. But contrary to popular belief, given the right circumstances, anyone could find themselves needing a hand following surgery, an illness or some another medical treatment or event. …Read More

  3. More Ways Companionship Benefits Those with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

    Increasing the quality of life for those with Alzheimer’s through common activities and consistency can be possible with these few relatively easy tips. Common activities may or may not be an easy thing to start with someone who has Alzheimer’s, but if you’re a companion who knows the family and can find out the patient’s hobbies before the onset of symptoms or even from childhood, it can …Read More

  4. Benefits of Having Companions for Those with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

    Your family member has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia and you wonder what you can do to help him or her live life to the highest quality possible. While getting medical treatment and keeping up with your family member’s medical health will be beneficial to their well being, making sure they also have companionship will help with their mental well being as well. Here are a few bene…Read More

  5. Going Away? A before-you-go checklist for anyone caring for an aging relative

    For many, summer is traditionally vacation season – the kids are out of school, the office workload is often a bit lighter, and responsibilities are less, right? If you are caring for or overseeing an aging relative, thoughts of vacation raise questions -- What will we do with Dad? Can Aunt Linda go two weeks without someone looking in on her? Can Mom manage her medications while we're away? Fro…Read More

  6. Simple Changes Can Prevent Falls Risks at Home

    According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in three older adults sustains a fall every year. In fact, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries in older adults. In 2013, more than 2.5 million non-fatal falls were treated in emergency rooms in the U.S. National health statistics show that while a fall can happen anywhere, more than half occur inside the home. Fortunate…Read More

  7. Look No Further than Lares Home Care for Independent Living

    Your aging loved one wants independent living and you want to give it to them, but you are concerned that they may get lonely as you are busy. It would set your mind at ease, knowing that you could have someone to check in on them regularly and help to keep them from getting lonely. Having non medical home care might be your golden ticket. While your loved one doesn’t need the constant medical r…Read More

  8. Active Seniors May Still Need Assistance

    Summer's here, and while the season is usually associated with kicking back and relaxing, as a rule it is actually the season we are the most active. There is more to do, and more to be done, and the weather amplifies the effort required, especially for seniors who often have difficulty regulating their body temperature. More seniors are active these days than in the past, and summer sports can be…Read More

  9. Keep your Loved One at Home with Home Health Care Services

    Home is the best and most familiar place for people to be as they age. Finding the best fit for your loved one can be challenging, but there are some options beyond putting them in a nursing home. It is comfortable, has their personal belongings and they have all the memories from their time living there. Quality of life is important at anytime of life, but if medical or health issues crowd in, li…Read More

  10. Baby Boomers And Home Health Care

    The current healthcare system in the United States is in extremely poor condition. With baby boomers retiring it will be depleted in no time. The need for Lares Home health care service is more important than ever before. The wave of aging Baby Boomers will reshape the healthcare system forever. There will be more people enjoying their later years, but they’ll be managing more chronic condition…Read More