Depression in the Elderly: 9 Ways to Help

Depression in the elderly

Elderly depression can become a serious issue during the holiday season, yet this is a busy time. You may have fewer opportunities to visit your senior loved ones personally. During the holidays, older relatives with limited mobility may feel especially “blue”, sad or lonely. Happily, there are many things you can do to help the […]

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To our Caregivers from the Owners

Dear Caregivers, We would like to thank our entire team at A Place At Home for your help throughout the past year. It’s been a great year for our company and clients, and we couldn’t have done it without our valued employees. You’ve made it possible for more seniors to age with respect and dignity […]

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Should My Parents Move to Assisted Living?

senior living alternatives

When parents are reaching a stage in life when they require more care or assistance with daily living tasks, they and their adult children face some important decisions. There is no perfect time to make a move to an assisted living facility and there are a variety of options in supportive living arrangements for seniors. […]

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6 Simple Steps for Safe Senior Living

We all want our loved ones to be safe, including our older relatives. That means proper senior care is essential, even when we can’t be with them. For elderly parents or grandparents home alone, common household situations can turn hazardous. But a few simple precautions can help ensure the living area is properly set up […]

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My job as the Senior Living Advisor for A Place at Home

My job as the Senior Living Advisor for A Place at Home is a free service to anyone seeking a senior living community in the Omaha metropolitan area. I’ve seen many different senior living scenarios since I began my position. I’ve assisted sons and daughters, siblings and spouses or friends for that special person in […]

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Three Types of In Home Care Services for Your Aging Parents

Three Types of In-Home Health Care Services for Your Aging Parents According to the CDC, 4.9 million seniors require some form of in-home care on a regular basis. If your Mom and/or Dad are among them you’ve got some tough decisions ahead. Understanding your options is vital if you’re going to choose the care strategy […]

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Senior Care Employee of the Month: September 2017

Congratulations to Patricia M., our September Senior Care Employee of the Month! Patricia is an excellent Caregiver and always provides our clients with caring and compassion. She is reliable, dependable, and beloved by our office staff for her willingness to go the extra mile in picking up shifts and communicating with the office. We asked […]

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What Does it Take to Become a CNA or CMA?

For anyone interested in becoming a caregiver, the first step is to get a CNA license. This not only provides certification, but enables that caregiver to apply for jobs in many healthcare settings. Certification requires CNAs to complete at least 75 hours of state-approved training. In most classes, clinicals are used towards the end of […]

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