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Move it, Move it

Tweet Not only was the University of South Carolina’s Move it, Move it exercise presentation entertaining but it was also extremely educational. From fun dance moves and techniques of exercise training to fighting stress with tai chi, the class was filled with masses of resources that can help seniors excel while aging. We started with …

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 …

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 …

What are the Differences between Skilled and Non-Medical Home Care?

Tweet The senior care industry encompasses a variety of services, ranging from simple assistance with household responsibilities to thorough medical care. Determining what kind of senior care your elderly loved one needs requires an understanding of skilled and non-medical home care. The professionals at Always Best Care provide services to elderly individuals. In doing so, …

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 …