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Homemaker & Companion

We help connect seniors to homemaker & companion services in and around Jacksonville including:Orange Park, Ponte Vedra, and St. Augustine

Respite Care Provides a Needed Break for Caregivers

It goes without saying that providing fulltime care for your loved one can be a tireless and thankless job. Many families find great joy in providing round the clock care for seniors, but the physical, emotional and financial consequences for the family caregiver can be overwhelming without regular outside support, such as professional respite care. […]

Challenges Facing Family Caregivers and How Respite Care Can Help

For many, family caregiving can be a rewarding experience, but it’s not uncommon for the caregiver to face challenges that leave them feeling overwhelmed, anxious and exhausted by their 24/7 duties. Common caregiver challenges include: Time Management: Caregivers typically have less time for themselves and other family members. They will often sacrifice the things they […]

Providing In-Home Care for Jacksonville Seniors

Becoming the caregiver for your loved one or deciding to hire a professional caregiver is a difficult choice and possibly a life changing decision. It’s important to consider all the options when you come to the realization that your loved one can no longer care for themselves safely, or when their healthcare needs become more […]

Housing Options for Jacksonville Seniors

You may feel overwhelmed if it’s time to consider new living options for your senior loved one. Here is some information on available senior care options ranging from aging in place with-in their home to full-time care in a nursing home.    To make your selection easier and to assure that your loved one will […]

In-Home Threats for those Living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

People with Alzheimer’s and other forms of Dementia experience a gradual yet steady decline in cognitive ability, social awareness, overall memory, safety and understanding of everyday concepts. Unfortunately, individuals with Alzheimer’s and Dementia are at a much higher risk of falling victim to certain dangers around the home. Listed below are some of these threats, […]

Respite Care Provides a Needed Break for Caregivers

Caregiving for a loved one is an important job, but as a caregiver it’s important that you don’t overlook your own health and wellbeing. Caregiver burnout and stress will not just affect your health, but it will result in a decline in your ability to properly care for your loved one. Respite care allows caregivers […]

Clues That Your Senior Loved One Needs More Help

All too often seniors that need additional help with different aspects of their daily lives are reluctant to ask for additional assistance.  It’s important for family members and caregivers to be aware of the warning signs that may indicate it’s time to consider a move to an assisted living, nursing home, and senior care facility. Important […]

Creating Activities for Those with Alzheimer’s

There is no doubt that caring for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is an ongoing challenge. In addition to providing care like bathing, feeding and dressing, caregivers are responsible for finding engaging activities to keep their loved one mentally active and to prevent boredom. Whether a craft or a task, therapeutic activities, […]

Creating a Safe Home for Senior

In-home accidents result in approximately 7,000 elderly deaths each year, with countless others being seriously injured and requiring hospitalization.  It goes without saying that most seniors want to live out their lives in the comfort of their own home, but in order to do so, they need to do it safely. If you are concerned […]

Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors

Fall prevention is an important topic for seniors. As we get older, ongoing physical changes, health issues, and the medications used to treat those conditions make falls even more likely. In fact, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: One in four Americans aged 65+ falls each year. Every 11 seconds, an […]

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  • 14286 Beach Blvd-19, Suite 335
  • Jacksonville, Florida 32250
  • Phone: 904-655-2130
  • Fax: 904-647-6038
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