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Senior Winter Safety Tips You Need to Know – FirstLight Home Care
Depending on where you live, the weather outside can get pretty frightful during the winter months. Plunging temperatures, snow and ice can pose problems both indoors and out. This can put older adults at a higher risk for injuries and other weather-related health issues. You can minimize cold-weather dangers simply...
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Safety Tips For Senior Travel | Senior Safety During Holiday Travel
For many people, winter is full of family, friends and food. However, winter weather may make it more complicated to get out of the house, especially when an aging family member is the one driving. Seniors without traveling caregivers have to rely on their own vehicle for transportation, and they...
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Holiday Tips For Senior Travel & Travel Companions
The holidays will be here before we know it. If your senior loved one wants to travel this merry season, be sure to get them where they need to go safely and with minimal stress. Travel companions for seniors can be a great option to take the worry out of the...
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Happy Holidays from FirstLight Home Care
The end of the year brings no greater joy than the opportunity to express to you season’s greetings and good wishes. Wishing you joy this holiday season and prosperity in the coming year. Thank you for being such an important part of what we do. May your holidays and New...
How to Brighten the Holidays for Seniors
The holiday season is in full swing. We know that many celebrations – and possibly some long-standing traditions – may look different this year. But that doesn’t mean all festivities have to stop. If you are a family caregiver, here are some things you can do to help brighten the...
Wishing You a New Year Full of Blessings
As we close out 2019 (and an entire decade!), we want to wish you all a wonderful new year. May 2020 be your best one yet! We’ve rounded up a few inspiring posts to help you stress less through the remainder of the holiday season and to assist in making...
4 Ways Caregivers Can Cope with Alzheimer’s During the Holidays
The holidays can be tough for families affected by Alzheimer’s or other dementias. Your loved one living with Alzheimer’s may experience confusion or anxiety, especially with the additional hustle and bustle of the holiday season. And that could put added stress on families. Our local FirstLight® caregivers shared these tips...
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Home for the Holidays: A Checklist for Visiting Aging Parents
It can be hard to tell how your senior parents are really doing at home when you don’t live nearby. If you have concerns about how your parents are managing while living on their own, there are many things you can and should look for when you are visiting with them...
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With a true national spirit of courage, integrity, sacrifice, liberty and independence we wish you a Happy Independence Day! From all of us at FirstLight Home Care, we wish you a happy 4th of July.
Holiday Travel: 4 Ways to Make Flying Stress Free and Safe for Seniors
The holidays will be here before we know it. If your senior wants to travel this merry season, be sure to get them where they need to go safely and with minimal stress. Holiday travel can be hectic and stressful if it’s not properly planned with a well-organized itinerary. If you...
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