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By Julie Friend, 3:09 pm on June 13, 2019

Home care is changing, and there are going to be many new things to expect in the next 10 years. Much like our economy, senior home care has had its ups and downs, and now we’re looking at several trends that will take place very soon. Some of these include different housing options for seniors to support their independence, more…

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By Julie Friend, 11:54 am on May 23, 2019

Getting your routine checkup with your doctor isn’t always something you look forward to, but you should as you get older! If you’re currently enrolled in home care services, your routine visits become more and more important to make sure you’re staying healthy. When you visit your doctor for your next checkup this year, be sure to ask them these…

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senior care in knoxville, tn
senior care in knoxville, tn
By Julie Friend, 2:48 pm on May 9, 2019

You know what they say… April showers bring May flowers! But that’s not all may brings here to Knoxville, TN. Mother’s Day is right around the corner! If you’re someone who’s buying for a mom in senior care, we have great news for you. This year, we have done the creative thinking for you, so you don’t have to struggle…

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By Julie Friend, 1:32 pm on April 11, 2019

Think about the word “caregivers.” What comes to your mind? It’s probably not the Millennial generation. In that case, it might surprise you to find out that those ages 20 – 34, Millennials, are now becoming “primary” caregivers. They are a fast-growing group as their parents are stepping into the role of the “secondary” caregiver. Right now, approximately 5.3 million…

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By Julie Friend, 10:31 am on March 22, 2019

Among seniors, depression is actually a pretty common and unfortunate issue. Depression in the elderly can affect all aspects of your loved one’s life and senior care, and there are both causes and symptoms to be you should aware of to spot red flags. Many times, senior depression goes unnoticed for several reasons, including not wanting to discuss feelings of…

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Five key signs you may need senior care in Knoxville, TN
Five key signs you may need senior care in Knoxville, TN
By Julie Friend, 2:55 pm on March 5, 2019

Trying to decide whether or not your loved one needs in-home senior care can be difficult. Something that is helpful is understanding exactly what it is and how it works. In-home senior care allows seniors to age comfortably in their own home for as long as possible while receiving care, instead of being placed in a facility. Depending on your…

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Older adult with smart phone in Knoxville, TN
Older adult with smart phone in Knoxville, TN
By Julie Friend, 1:57 pm on February 22, 2019

Innovative technologies are changing the future of home care for aging adults. Fall prevention has already been improved with detection devices that monitor safety and security for people at home. If Grandma doesn’t get out of bed by a predetermined time of day, a silent alarm can be triggered for her to be checked on. New motion sensors are for…

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Adult Day Care or Senior Care in Knoxville, TN
Adult Day Care or Senior Care in Knoxville, TN
By Julie Friend, 11:49 am on February 8, 2019

Do you have an aging loved one depending on you for wellness decisions? Being responsible for an older adult’s welfare can be a daunting task. Today there are so many options for senior care that you may have to sift through a great deal of information to discover what is best for your family member or dear friend. For example,…

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home care for senior veterans
home care for senior veterans
By Julie Friend, 10:03 am on January 24, 2019

The elderly population of the U.S. perpetually grows, keeping agencies and health care systems searching for more effective ways to provide excellent, yet affordable, health care alternatives. The Veterans Administration (VA) has led the way with innovative home care for many years. In spite of controversies and bureaucratic problems you may have read about, it has kept a focused mission…

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