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Category: 'Elder Care'
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 …

Managing Your Mom’s Checkbook Finances

Tweet Elder care providers in Irmo know that taking care of elderly loved ones finances can become overwhelming. In addition to seeing to your loved one’s daily activities and health, you may be required to manage their finances. Money management can be a difficult task. Take, for instance, the story of Mark. His mother, a widow …

Caregiver of the Month/April

Tweet Always Best Care is fortunate to have caregivers like Darlene Baird.  One of our clients recently told us how impressed she was with Darlene, who is selfless and generous with her time and attention.   Thanks for all you do, Darlene, our caregiver of the month!  

Advance Directives: The Importance of End-of-Life Decisions

Tweet Advance directives are instructions that your elderly loved one provides before end-of-life decisions must be made. These can be in the form of legal documents, such as a living will, or simply communicated during an open, honest conversation. Ted, a resident of Columbia, South Carolina, is one of many people in Richland County who …

Preventing Caregiver Burnout: Taking Care of the Caregiver

Tweet   Caregivers have an emotionally, and sometimes physically, demanding job this can often result in caregiver burnout. Senior care can require caregivers to put the wellbeing of elderly individuals before their own, and often they may feel as though their own lives are slipping away. For this reason, depression and burnout are common among …

Fall Prevention: Keep Senior Homes Safe

Tweet Families with seniors at home face many issues, and fall prevention is a key area of concern.  Many seniors are unstable and family members often must stay with them constantly to help maintain a safe environment for their loved ones. Always Best Care of the Midlands understands that elder care providers have many different …

Making Life Changing Decisions for Your Elderly Family Members

Tweet Providing senior care to your elderly loved ones is, most often, an act of love and support. Unfortunately, this care can require you to make some extremely difficult decisions, such as when to call in home care services, or how to address specific medical care questions. Although these decisions are hardly easy, you can …

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