Home Care Atlanta: Recognizing Elder Care Needs Over the Holidays

Home for the holidays with Mom and Dad? Notice anything different from your last visit? Gathering together with family for the holidays is a good time to find out how an older loved one is doing, assess his or her living situation, and notice any warning signs that help may be needed at home. The following are some tips from Regency Home Care Atlanta to help family members recognize warning signs that care is required while visiting over the holidays. [Read more…]

Warning Signs that Care is Needed

Sometimes the fear of losing independence can make a frail senior try to hide signs that help is needed. Families can also be in denial that their loved ones require more assistance.  If you would like to explore whether or not it is time for home care, contact Regency Home Care, providers of home health care in Atlanta, GA for an in-home assessment. [Read more…]

Recognizing the Differences Between Depression and Dementia in the Elderly

The elderly are at risk for depression and in America, some 6 million seniors will be diagnosed. Risk factors include lack of social support, living alone, and illness- long term or terminal. Commonly those suffering from Alzheimer’s related dementia are more likely to develop depression, as well as those suffering from Parkinson’s, heart disease, cancer or stroke.

At Home health care Georgia provider,Regency Home Care, a large percentage of our client base are individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia. We are constantly working to provide the highest possible level of care for our clients. One way we do this is by providing useful tips and information to our clients, caregivers and family members. [Read more…]