Directory Of Senior And Caregiver Resources
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Family Caregiver Resources
- Memory Lapse or Dementia? 5 Clues to Help Tell the Difference
How can you tell the difference between simple mental slip ups and something that may be more serious?
- Oral Care Tips for Caregivers – UHS
Tips for the family caregiver from Unique HomeCare Services on oral and denture care for the person in your care.
- Parkinson’s Disease and Caregiving – FCA
Information, facts, treatments and tips for caregivers of those with Parkinson’s Disease.
- Respite – A Consumer Guide for Family Caregivers
Respite is a service that provides a temporary break between the family caregiver and the care recipient. It is most important for caregivers to plan ahead if possible when they begin their caregiving activities to access intermittent breaks from caregiving. To be most effective, you should consider respite services much earlier than you think you will need them. Respite will be most helpful if you use it before you become exhausted, isolated, and overwhelmed by your responsibilities. Respite services can be beneficial, meaningful, and enjoyable to both the caregiver and the care recipient.
- Shampooing Tips For Caregivers – UHS
Tips for the family caregiver from Unique HomeCare Services on shampooing, wet shampooing in a chair, and wet shampooing in bed
- Shaving Tips For Family Caregivers – UHS
Tips for the family caregiver from Unique HomeCare Services on shaving the person in your care.
- Skin Care And Pressure Sore Prevention Tips For The Family Caregiver – UHS
Tips for the family caregiver from Unique HomeCare Services on skin care and preventing pressure sores.
- Stroke and Caregiving – FCA
Information, facts, tips on stroke and advice for caregivers of those that had a stroke.
- Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers – FCA
Family caregivers of any age are less likely than non-caregivers to practise preventive healthcare and self-care behavior. Regardless of age, sex, and race and ethnicity, caregivers report problems attending to their own health and well-being while managing caregiving responsibilities.
- TIPS: A Guide to Taking Care of Yourself – FCA
Tips for caregivers to take care of themselves.
About Unique HomeCare Services
Our headquarters in Norwood, Massachusetts serves the Greater Boston communities in Suffolk, Middlesex, Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth counties.
We provide private in-home care for elders, those with Alzheimer’s or Dementia, and people who are recuperating from illness, injury, or surgery.
We provide both short-term and long-term in-home care needs from as little as one 4 hour day a week to 24 Hour Care and Live-In Care.
We offer a full range of in-home personal care services including Bathing, Personal Hygiene and Grooming, Dressing Assistance, Toileting and Incontinence, Feeding, and Medication Reminders.
We also provide support services such as Case Management, Accompaniment to Appointments, Nutrition and Meal Management, Light Housekeeping and Laundry Services, Bed and Wheel Chair Transfers, and Shopping and Running Errands.
It is our pleasure to assist our veteran clients with VA Aid and Attendance Benefit approval at no cost.
To schedule a no cost and no obligation In-Home Assessment to determine the home care needs and get a quote, please call us to speak to a Case Manager at (800) 296-9962 or fill out our Free Quote Contact Form.