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The Benefits of Hiring a Senior Service Company

Tweet by Angela Graczyk, RN The conversation with an aging parent about having someone come into the home to help is usually not an easy one. Factors of comfort, cleanliness and safety are typically the key motivators involved. The triumphant moment of the senior’s expressed cooperation with the idea of “getting help” feels like crossing …

Picking the Best In-Home Care Agency: What to Look For

Tweet If you are considering hiring an in-home care agency to provide senior care for your elderly loved one, you may find yourself unsure of where to start. From the huge amount of information you may have researched, to the seemingly endless options, this task can admittedly become a bit overwhelming. On the other hand, …

Caregivers Know the Importance of a Routine

Tweet A caregiver should schedule a daily routine that elderly individuals can count on. This schedule prepares them for the activities of the day, from when they wake up to when they go to sleep. Many seniors appreciate knowing what to expect from each day, as it allows them to prepare for events and activities …

Senior Care Professionals Can Help with the Activities of Daily Living

Tweet Senior care professionals use a common phrase, activities of daily living (ADLs), to discuss the everyday functions that seniors may or may not be able to complete on their own. The inability of elderly individuals to independently participate in activities of daily living indicates that they would benefit from home care services. In Lexington, …

Senior Care and Music: Connecting the Past and Present

Tweet As both entertainment and therapy, music is an exceedingly powerful resource in senior care. This power lies in the fact that music not only showcases awe-inspiring talent, it recalls memories and emotions. People tend to associate events in their lives with music that was prevalent when the events took place. Think about it: A …

Always In Touch: Providing Peace of Mind

Tweet Aging in place is a common goal, one that allows seniors to extend their independence and continue living in the homes they love. Elderly individuals understandably want to maintain their lifestyles for as long as possible. While aging in place is a wonderful way for seniors to continue to enjoy their golden years, many …

Caregiver of the Month

Tweet Always Best Care is proud to have Davena Scott as our Caregiver of the Month.  Davena receives kudos from her clients for the excellent service she provides.  A recent client said “Davena goes above and beyond with her care.  She always provides the extra touches that we appreciate.   My mom is showing improvement thanks …

Planning for the Future: Understanding Funeral Arrangements and Cost.

Tweet   Senior care professionals know that making funeral arrangements and planning for the costs associated with a service, cremation, or burial can make the grieving process a bit easier for beloved family members.In Lexington, South Carolina, Brian and his family have discussed funeral arrangements with Charlotte, Brian’s grandmother. Although Charlotte did not want to …

When Should Your Family Consider Hospice Care?

Tweet Hospice services are an integral part of today’s nursing industry. Through these services, elderly individuals are able to live out their last days in comfort and amongst their loved ones. Always Best Care of the Midlands provides senior care in Richland and Lexington counties, including Columbia, Lexington, Irmo, and surrounding areas. The home care …