From having to climb the stairs with knee pain to doing chores on their own, aging in place without external help is no walk in the park for our seniors. Not only can it be tasking on their bodies but can increase the chances of injury. Check out 5 ways to improve their homes to make aging in place much easier for them and for caregivers too.
Our lives are overscheduled. Work, appointments, errands, kids’ activities. 24 hours sometimes seems to be too little to fit everything in. For those of us with aging parents, these obligations may impact the time we can spend with them. Remember that our seniors need our time and attention as well. There is nothing that can fully replace the experience of having close relatives care for the elderly.
As we are deep in the summer season in the Northern hemisphere, we’re facing relentlessly hot days. Older people, young children and people with pre-existing medical conditions are most at risk of suffering from heat-related illnesses. Therefore, especially during the summertime and the accompanying heat waves, we must help our seniors manage the heat and sun. Read on to learn more about the possible complications of too much heat in order to recognize them early and take the appropriate measures.
Can you imagine that in 2050, there might not be enough caregivers to take care of our seniors? Our society has changed remarkably in the past decades and consequently, our caregiving resources. Read on to see how technology can affect caregiving and quality of senior life itself.
20% of caregivers visits take max 15 minutes and 19% of a homecare workers time is spent travelling. We perceive this as a huge inefficiency in the caregiving space and to tackle this, we partner with care organizations. Read how Oscar Senior solution helps care providers to care more and spend less.