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Activities for Seniors

By Mike Beckett | Jul 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Activities for Seniors
Activities for Seniors

Children aren’t the only ones who pipe up with “I’m bored. There’s nothing to do.” Our older family members often feel the same way. As we age, the things that interested us in our younger years either have long since been conquered or we are simply unable to do those things with the same aptitude. […]

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Creating An Advance Directive

By Mike Beckett | Jul 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Creating An Advance Directive
CREATING AN ADVANCE DIRECTIVE

How do we want to be treated when we get to the end of our lives? What decisions would we like made on our behalf if we are unable to make them? Life is uncertain. It’s important to have a plan in place. An Advance Directive is a document to let family and medical professionals […]

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Build a Team When Caring for Your Aging Parents

By Shelly Nutter | Jul 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Build a Team When Caring for Your Aging Parents
Home Care in Almena MI

  Two neighbors were chatting, and one asked the other how she’s been doing after her mom’s stroke. The neighbor often heard the other neighbor leaving for the hospital very early in the morning. She also knew about the care needs of the dad, who had dementia. The other neighbor admitted she was feeling overwhelmed. […]

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Could Your Dad Have PTSD?

By Mike Beckett | Jun 25, 2021 | Comments Off on Could Your Dad Have PTSD?
Senior Care in Schoolcraft MI

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects all ages. It’s not something people should feel they have to hide. That’s the goal of June’s PTSD Awareness Month. How much do you know about PTSD? Could your dad have PTSD and need help managing it? Signs of PTSD PTSD sometimes develops after traumatic events. For example, soldiers may […]

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TELEVISION AND SENIORS

By Mike Beckett | Jun 10, 2021 | Comments Off on TELEVISION AND SENIORS

It might surprise you to learn that older adults watch more television than younger people do. Watching TV comprises most of the leisure time for adults aged 70 to 105 years old. Television can be an avenue to learning new things, connecting with the world, creating a diversion, and providing some light entertainment. However, it […]

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JUNE 2021 FRESH PERSPECTIVE TEAM UPDATE

By Mike Beckett | Jun 10, 2021 | Comments Off on JUNE 2021 FRESH PERSPECTIVE TEAM UPDATE

Congratulations to our newest Caregivers. Welcome to the Fresh Perspective Home Care Team! 05/21 – Laurie Beal 05/28 – Raonlasheen Coleman 05/04 – Miranda Hall 05/24 – Deborah Quinn 05/04 – Kim Stoner 05/13 – Elizabeth Zettel Happy Birthday Wishes: 6/7 – Dee Hiscock 6/7 – Shelly Nutter 6/12 – Kim Stoner 6/13 – Shawna […]

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MONTHLY HIGH FIVE!

By Mike Beckett | Jun 10, 2021 | Comments Off on MONTHLY HIGH FIVE!

  Our June 2021 High Five goes out to Denise McGrail! This month, our High Five goes out to Denise McGrail! Denise is being recognized for the impact she has had in her first few months after joining the Fresh Perspective Home Care family. She is outstanding caregiver who maintains a flexible schedule so she […]

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Making Your Senior’s Home Safe for Home Health Care

By Shelly Nutter | Jun 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Making Your Senior’s Home Safe for Home Health Care
Home Health Care in Pavilion MI

Each June, National Safety Month focuses on making workplaces a safe place for their employees. Your dad has a home health care nurse. Have you ever stopped to think about his nurse’s safety? You should. It’s easy to make your dad’s home as safe as possible for him and his care nurses. Here are the […]

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Tips for Transitioning to Using Home Care Services for Your Parent

By Shelly Nutter | May 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Tips for Transitioning to Using Home Care Services for Your Parent
Home Care in Marcellus MI

If you have been caring for your elderly loved one and recently noticed they need more help, you are not alone. You may want to do everything you can to help your elderly loved one. However, if you are like many other family caregivers, you probably already have your schedule pretty full. If this is […]

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MAY 2021 FRESH PERSPECTIVE TEAM UPDATE

By Mike Beckett | May 13, 2021 | Comments Off on MAY 2021 FRESH PERSPECTIVE TEAM UPDATE

Congratulations to our newest Caregivers. Welcome to the Fresh Perspective Home Care Team! 04/15 – Stephanie Baugh, RN (Welcome back!!) 04/21 – Madeline Wick 04/29 – Katie Badawi 04/29 – Luanne Miller Happy Birthday Wishes: 05/02 – Marce Brown 050/7 – Penny Brinks 05/13 – Patricia McGrew 05/15 – Chris Verile 05/26 – Stephanie Baugh […]

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