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Accepting Dependence on Care from Others

Growing older is inevitable and as we age, issues with physical, cognitive, or functional needs may begin to appear. It can be very difficult to realize you are struggling with basic needs and day-to-day living. Therefore, it’s understandable that seniors may be hesitant about accepting dependence on care from others. As experts in senior care […]

Choosing the Right Memory Care Community

At Helping Hands for Seniors, we understand how difficult it is to watch a loved one struggle with memory loss and suffer from cognitive decline. A diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease can come along with a lot of decisions, throughout the entire progression of the disease. This often includes choosing a memory care facility. […]

8 Tips to Help Your Senior Loved One Transition to Assisted Living

Moving into assisted living is a big life change for seniors and, of course, can be intimidating. While there’s no way to completely ease worries with this type of move, there are some ways to help your senior loved one transition to assisted living.   Make sure you pick an assisted living facility that’s a […]

When is the Right Time to Move to Assisted Living?

The move to assisted living can be difficult but sometimes it’s even more difficult to determine the right time to move to assisted living. For many seniors, there comes a point where living on their own simply isn’t possible or safe anymore. It’s a move that many will eventually need to make: seniors 65 and […]

Elderly Falls: Protecting Your Loved Ones

Every second of every day in the United States an older adult falls, making falls the number one cause of injuries and deaths from injury among older Americans. Helping Hands for Seniors understands that protecting your loved ones and preventing elderly falls is crucial. This is why we are discussing the facts on falls, awareness […]

How Pets Can Help Seniors

Pets make happier and healthier seniors! While we all love our pets, there are particular health benefits for older pet owners that research has proven.   Pets improve the lives of older individuals in many ways. Here’s how pets can help seniors:   1.  Pets have a calming effect. Physiology helps explain why animals are […]

15 Tips For a Successful Conversation About Long Term Senior Care

Talking about the transition to senior living can be a challenging subject whether you’re considering it for yourself, or you need to bring it up to a family member. Here are 15 tips to foster a healthy, successful conversation about long term senior care:   Prepare beforehand and do your homework. Before you broach the […]

Socializing in a New Senior Living Community

Tips for Socializing in a New Senior Living Community

One of the many benefits of a senior living community is the friendly atmosphere and variety of opportunities to connect with others through social activities, common areas, and conversation.   This is important because socializing keeps seniors healthy! Significant research has been done on the importance of socialization to improve the mental and emotional health […]

How We Help: Senior Care Placement Services

At Helping Hands for Seniors, your family is our focus. We understand that finding the right senior care for your loved ones is an involved and emotional choice. For over a decade, Helping Hands has been placing elderly residents in quality housing facilities. We believe your loved one deserves the best care available, and a […]

Stop the Spread of COVID-19 in the Elderly Community

As COVID-19 (coronavirus) spreads in the U.S. and globally, it is known that older people 65+ are at a higher risk of serious illness. Especially older adults and people with pre-existing medical conditions including heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, cancer, and hypertension according to the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases.   Why are they at […]

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