Sniff Out Dementia with Scent Test ?

Its great that they are discovering more ways to detect dementia which we will all benefit from.  Remember to take your coconut oil and other nutrients if you think your sense of smell is fading. Sniff out dementia with this simple 12-second scent test   by Jack Harrison, Daily Dose, 12/5/15 You’d like to keep […]

A Christmas Poem

I have a really praiseworthy story of how God works in mysterious ways. I’m still in awe. I was wondering over the weekend what to write in this section that would be meaningful for the holiday season. So, I get a text from a caregiver on Sunday afternoon asking me to bring some timesheets to […]

Lavender Can Decrease Senior Anxiety as Much as Dangerous Prescription Drugs?

Common knowledge (and scientific investigation) tells us that the smell of lavender oil, distilled from lavender flowers, has calming properties. Simply smelling lavender oil can decrease anxiety as measured by the Hamilton rating scale, a psychological questionnaire used by doctors to gauge the severity of a person’s anxiety But what happens if you take lavender […]

 3 Life Lessons You Can Learn By Riding a Bike

A few weeks ago my youngest daughter, Alaina, learned to ride a big-girl 2-wheeler, no training wheels bicycle! As I watched her experience the joy of the wind in her hair and pride of pedaling for the first time, a few life lessons occurred to me. I thought I’d share those with you. When the […]

4 DIY Home Tips That Grandma Used

Grandma likely used every one of these, how about you? #1 Soak Greasy Tools in Coca-Cola Coca-Cola might not be good for your waste or teeth but it sure is good for cleaning tools and sticky surfaces. Since the late 1800s, when cola was invented mechanics have been using it as a cleaner for their […]

Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil For Seniors

In this post, I want to talk to you about Coconut’s Health Benefits. The oil of the coconut offers a wide range of nutritional and health benefits which include everything from lowering cholesterol, reducing the risk of heart disease, promoting weight loss, helping to maintain a target weight, boosting energy levels, increasing the metabolic rate and preventing wrinkles. It also contains […]

Home Care in Oswego, IL Tip: Occupational Therapy Permits Seniors in Oswego to Live Life to It’s Fullest

Occupational therapy empowers men and women of all ages to live life to its fullest by supporting them to encourage health, prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability. It is a practice that revolves around science and is evidence-based, meaning that the plan designed for each individual is supported by data, experience, and “best practices” […]

The Advantages of Medication Reminders from a Home Care Service in Oswego, IL

With a Home care agency, knowing when to take medications on time will be a lot easier–to say the least. This is because a Home care agency will provide you with the basics to do what is necessary, concerning your medications. One of the essentials that you will get is a caregiver, and although your helper will […]

Home Care Oswego IL: Elder Driving

“I’m going to drive myself to the nursing home or the cemetery, whichever comes first.”

Home Care Oswego, IL: October is World Blindness Awareness Month

Don’t Lose Sight of Your Eye Health