Caring for Two Parents

Sometimes people who are caring for both of their elderly parents feel so overwhelmed by the increased responsibility that they retreat from their own support network. What they need to do instead is to reach out for help. The first step is to schedule a time to sit down with family members to discuss the […]


You’ve Got Mail!

People who are homebound often look forward to the arrival of the mail each day. Asking the homebound person to be responsible for going through the mail can result in a sense of accomplishment in having completed a necessary household task. In addition, you might want to find ways to increase the amount of mail […]


The Importance of a Personal Calendar

Seniors who live with their children may begin to feel as if they have lost control of their life. They no longer get to make decisions about schedules and finances. They may feel that their needs are not given the same attention as other family issues. People with mobility or health concerns feel this lack […]


Pampering Services Make You Feel Good

giving elderly a manicure

Only “the rich and famous” can afford in-home personal services all the time, but for the rest of us, having a personal services professional come into the home to provide a manicure or a massage can be a very special treat. An in-home shampoo, a haircut or a facial can brighten the day for loved […]


FamilyCare Offers Helping Hands for Daily Tasks

helping senior with bills

It’s easy to forget how lucky we are to be able to perform the simple tasks of daily life, such as going to the grocery store, making telephone calls or paying bills. There comes a time when some people need so much help with personal activities that they become overwhelmed and their family members can’t […]