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How To Help Seniors Lower Their Fall Risks

By Lee Nyberg, 7:03 pm on October 30, 2020

Superior senior care services. Compassionate and experienced caregivers. The comfort of home. There is nothing too good for your senior loved one in home care! This absolutely includes ensuring their safety, which should be a top priority for seniors aging in the comfort of their own home. Fortunately, there are several steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of falling and other hazards. Read through our top 10…

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By Lee Nyberg, 2:45 am on October 13, 2020

One of the most important things to know how to do when caring for or visiting with a senior who has Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia is to calm them down when they become upset. De-escalation of the situation is essential for their wellbeing and to help seek a solution to their problem. In order to help the senior calm down and regain control, there are several effective methods you can…

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By Lee Nyberg, 12:29 pm on July 31, 2020

Home Care Assistance took fantastic care of our mother during her last few months. Shortly after her diagnosis of a brain tumor, my brothers and I realized we could not take care of mom by ourselves. HCA was there the next day to set things up and put together a team of caregivers so mom could receive the around-the-clock care she needed. They cooked for her, cleaned, assisted with mediations…

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By Lee Nyberg, 12:29 pm on July 31, 2020

Home Care Assistance has provided wonderful service to my mother in the past year. They make sure to match great caregivers to her. The caregivers do a lot to keep my mother active, engaged and interested in life, in addition to making meals, keeping the house running and taking Mother to her doctor and on errands. The Care Manager always lets us know what is going on with Mother. We…

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By Lee Nyberg, 12:28 pm on July 31, 2020

Home Care Assistance is great to work with. They are very professional and compassionate at the same time. I value their care management model.

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By Lee Nyberg, 12:27 pm on July 31, 2020

Five stars just aren’t enough for this company! My Mom was diagnosed with Vascular Dementia in July 2018. My Dad, Mom, husband, and myself talked and decided we needed help with Mom physically. So we talked about and contacted some Assisted Living Facilities in our area of town. Mom & Dad weren’t quite sure they wanted to leave their home just yet, but we ALL were sure we needed help!…

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5 Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
5 Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
By Lee Nyberg, 5:37 pm on December 12, 2018

What are normal memory lapses vs. early signs of Alzheimer’s disease? If you’re searching for misplaced car keys every so often, don’t worry. If you forget someone’s name shortly after being introduced, don’t worry. These are normal memory lapses of people with normal brain health. The greater concerns are problems that can affect someone’s life in a bigger way, like routinely forgetting appointments or getting lost while driving in a…

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Helping Seniors Manage Depression in Omaha, NE
Helping Seniors Manage Depression in Omaha, NE
By Lee Nyberg, 9:00 am on October 25, 2018

Depression is a frequently misunderstood disorder. While many people associate it with vague feelings of sadness, it’s a genuine mood disorder. People experiencing depression, regardless of age, need treatment to manage and alleviate their symptoms. If you suspect your senior loved one is battling depression, here’s what you can do to help. Know the Signs of Depression Depression is common, but it’s not a natural component of the aging process….

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What Causes Hypertension in Senior Men in Omaha, NE
What Causes Hypertension in Senior Men in Omaha, NE
By Lee Nyberg, 9:00 am on October 11, 2018

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, can raise an elderly man’s risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke, and heart attack. It’s often asymptomatic, meaning it has no discernible symptoms, which is why it’s so important for your senior loved one to visit his physician on a regular basis for a blood pressure check. Here are four ways elderly men increase the risk for hypertension and what can be done about…

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Why Should Caregivers Consider Journaling in Omaha, NE
Why Should Caregivers Consider Journaling in Omaha, NE
By Lee Nyberg, 9:00 am on September 27, 2018

Being a caregiver for an older family member offers many rewards. However, the task also presents a unique set of challenges. Many experienced caregivers recommend keeping a journal. A caregiver’s journal serves different purposes and provides a variety of benefits. 1. Relieve Stress Caregivers easily get caught up in their day-to-day responsibilities and may become impatient, short-tempered, and depressed, which are some of the symptoms of caregiver burnout. Writing regularly…

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