elder care

Hiring The Right Caregiver

Hiring is a skill, it takes an investigative mind to dig deep in an interview, but it takes time and patience to screen and scrutinize documents to prove competency. It can get technical where after one has finish screening a possible caregiver/CNA and their work ethics is not what you expected and you are back…

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We Just Love To Care!

Certified Home Care of Georgia’s mission is to distribute love and compassion while dispensing care into each client home that we serve. Certified Home Care Of Georgia has made a dedication in providing exceptional in-home care for seniors, people with constraints and your loved ones to help them maintain the highest possible level of independence…

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How to prevent our Elderly parents from falling:

1. Use the first level of the house. As the aging population face retirement and health issues, we should pay attention to see if mom and dad can still manage the stairs. If not, relocate mom, dad or both to the first level of the house that is on to avoid the stairs and falls.…

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Why Do Stokes Happen In The Bathroom?

This article was written by a UITM professor with the National Sports Board. Why Do Strokes Happen in The Bathroom? He has been advising people not to wet the head and hair first when showering as this is in the wrong sequence. This will cause the body to adjust its temperature too quickly because we…

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Returning the Love That Mom Gave Us!

Returning the Love That Mom Gave Us! Hello, Suzanne?” It’s a familiar voice on my phone, but faint. It’s my mom. “I hope I didn’t get your voice mail again”. With frustration I wondered, “how did I miss her call? Without her, I would never be here”. Well, life has been so busy, with a…

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How Seniors Can Have a Healthier – and Happier – Thanksgiving

smiling family having holiday dinner at home

For older adults, Thanksgiving can stir a wide range of emotions. The joy of spending time with extended family and friends can sometimes be overshadowed by the loss of loved ones and a lifestyle that’s become increasingly isolated over the years. On top of that, seniors may have dietary concerns and restrictions that make it…

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Tips for Helping Seniors Prepare for Winter

Get ready…it’s coming! While there’s nothing we can do to stop those cold winter months from making their appearance, there’s plenty we can do to ensure that our senior loved ones are prepared. Help protect the safety and wellbeing of the seniors in your life over the winter with these tips: Prevent falls. As we…

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Let’s Talk About Fall (Prevention, That Is)

Fall is a lovely time of year, but there’s another kind of fall that isn’t so lovely. According to the CDC, every 20 minutes a senior dies from a fall, and millions more are injured and hospitalized. And for the elderly, even a minor fall can result in major complications, including fractures or head traumas.…

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Benefits of Home Care for a Parent with Dementia

When you have a loved one who is suffering under the burden of dementia, life can quickly become stressful for the whole family. You have a few options, but perhaps the best option is dementia home care. Here are 5 reasons to choose home care for a loved one with dementia over residential facilities. Less…

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