Posts by Hedi Huebler
Four Lighting Fixes for Fall Reduction
So many falls happen because an aging adult just couldn’t see well enough to avoid whatever caused the fall. Lighting can help.Read More
“Employee of The Month – April 2019”
Congratulations to Julene Louis, Four Seasons Home Care Employee of the Month for April 2019.Read More
Three Things Long-Time Family Caregivers Think New Caregivers Should Know
Family caregivers who are caring for more than one parent may find that it’s easier to help one parent over the other.Read More
What Should You Look at When Auditing Your Mom’s Bathroom for Safety Issues?
One hazardous area for elderly men and women is the bathroom. Slippery flooring, narrower walkways, and obstacles all increase the risk of a fall. If your mom has fallen or is not as steady on her feet as she once was, you should do an audit of her bathroom. Check these aspects and areas.Read More
Introduce Gardening to Your Elderly Loved One
The best part about getting your aging loved one into gardening is the rewards of flowers, vegetables and fruits. Plus, the involvement and focus that gardening brings to seniors makes it an excellent hobby for even the most physically limited.Read More
Controlling Pain in Seniors After Surgery
It’s common for seniors to undergo some kind of surgical procedure, whether it’s something routine and planned or an emergency procedure that is life-threatening.Read More
What Can Family Caregivers Learn from Poison Prevention Awareness Month?
There are so many things that family caregivers have to think about when it comes to taking care of an elderly relative that poison prevention often slips through the cracks. Many family caregivers make the mistake of thinking that their aging loved one doesn’t really need poison prevention, because that type of awareness campaign is geared toward children.Read More
Beat Caregiver Stress with Regular Exercise
Family caregivers who ignore their own needs in favor of their aging loved ones won’t stay healthy and happy for long. Because caring for an elderly relative can take a lot of time and energy, family caregivers need to focus on themselves and their own health once in a while.Read More
Aging in Place Is a Practical Choice with Practical Concerns
Aging in place is often what your senior wants and it’s something that can definitely be done, but you need to keep some specific information in mind.Read More
Does Your Senior Have Too Much Stuff?
Clutter can become a big problem for aging family members so it pays for you to learn the signs of too much stuff.Read More