As we head into the heat of the summer months it is important for Seniors to stay cool in the summer heat. Older adults do not adjust as well as young people to sudden changes in temperature. They are more likely to have a chronic medical condition that changes normal body responses to heat. [Read more…]
Mass Senior Care News
Your aging parent has slowed down. He or she is a little frailer, a little more forgetful, a little more prone to forgetting to eat or take their medicine. Maybe mom or dad suffered a recent fall, or is returning home in a weakened state after an illness or time spent at a hospital or rehab facility. [Read more…]
One of the most difficult conversations an adult child will have with a parent is the one that focuses around the parent’s driving.
Many seniors get to the point where they are no longer safe behind the wheel. In many cases, it will be up to the child to initiate the conversation that will convince them that it’s time to put away the car keys. [Read more…]
Cottage Caregivers recently launched a program the Brainy Day Activity Program into our overall senior care program. This program helps with getting in touch with self-awareness, making decisions as well as laughing and reducing boredom. The Brainy Day Activity Program was developed by a nationally certified activity director with over 20 years experience with seniors having Alzheimer’s and Dementia. [Read more…]
Cottage Caregivers is now a proud member of the Veteran’s Assist Program. Cottage Caregivers helps you determine if you qualify for the VA Aid & Attendance Pension Benefit for Home Care. There are incredible resources which every qualifying Veteran and Spouse deserve and we can make sure you find out if you qualify and help you take advantage of these great programs. [Read more…]
COTTAGE CAREGIVERS OFFERS KEY HOME CARE SERVICE TO SENIORS ON SOUTH SHORE, MASSACHUSETTS
For many seniors, the presence of a companion several hours a day in their home can mean the return of freedom and greater independence. [Read more…]
What is widely viewed as the best and most viable delivery of health care in America? Infirm and elderly individuals have been found to prefer home care by 90 percent over comparable institutional care.
What are some of the reasons for home care? This article counts the ways: [Read more…]
As we enter March and get ready for St Patrick’s Day it is amazing to see the Irish population of the South Shore. In a recent study it showed 19 of the top 20 Irish communities in Massachusetts are on the South Shore. Many seniors are interested in learning about their Irish heritage. [Read more…]
Happy Valentine’s Day to all. There was a great story in USA Today this week regarding a couple who were married for 83 years. John Betar is 104 and Ann Betar is 100. Check out there great story below:
John and Ann Betar promised to spend a lifetime together, and they have done just that. [Read more…]
One of the greatest challenges Seniors face today relates to living on a fixed income as daily living expenses continue to increase. It’s important that you and your families take advantage of the great discounts and offers available at restaurants, retail stores, grocery, travel, wireless plans and much more. [Read more…]