Healthy Summer Cooking for Senior Home Care Patients

July 16, 2021By Best CareHome Care, Senior Home Care

Everyone loves a barbecue! It is one of the best parts of the summer months, and enjoying summer cookouts is something everyone can be a part of. However, seniors receiving home care services and their PCAs can find it tricky to balance eating healthy and eating deliciously. Especially for those dealing with a chronic disease,… Continue Reading Healthy Summer Cooking for Senior Home Care Patients

Innovative Therapy for Dementia Home Care Patients

May 27, 2021By Best CareHome Care, Senior Home Care

Best Home Care likes to stay up-to-date on all types of therapy and treatments that can aid in helping seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Home care for dementia is constantly being updated and refined to provide better care for recipients of care and make life easier for PCAs. Here are some recent developments in innovative… Continue Reading Innovative Therapy for Dementia Home Care Patients

Cold and Flu Prevention Tips for the Elderly

October 23, 2020By Best CareSenior Home Care, Uncategorized

As we approach the inevitably cold Minnesota winter months, cold and flu season comes along with it. Cold and flu prevention for seniors is especially important, as for them a minor cold can quickly spiral into a life-threatening illness and have serious repercussions.  In 2020, more than ever before, there is the added threat of… Continue Reading Cold and Flu Prevention Tips for the Elderly

Communicating with Senior Loved Ones at a Distance

July 24, 2020By Best CareSenior Home Care

Building relationships across generations is challenging in today’s climate of social distancing. Many older people are vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus and are self-quarantining to avoid increased exposure. But this also presents a unique opportunity for creating connections. Today, we’re going to explore methods of virtual communication between grandparents and their grandchildren. Whether you live… Continue Reading Communicating with Senior Loved Ones at a Distance

Pneumonia in Elderly Adults: Signs, Symptoms, and Prevention Techniques

June 26, 2020By Best CareSenior Home Care

Shortness of breath can be problematic for anyone, but it can be even more serious for older adults.  Identifying pneumonia early in elderly patients can make a huge impact on their chances of recovery. Pneumonia can be deadly for those over age 65, especially if they have underlying health conditions, so it’s important to know… Continue Reading Pneumonia in Elderly Adults: Signs, Symptoms, and Prevention Techniques