Gardening Ideas for Seniors

If you’re looking for an engaging activity to do with your loved one this summer, gardening might be the perfect choice. Not only can gardening be a great way to add some décor to a home or yard, but it’s affordable and offers ongoing activities for seniors. Here’s what you need to know to get…

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5 Important Tips for Dealing with Dementia

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be incredibly challenging. From mood swings to memory loss and more, dementia changes your loved one and poses unique caregiving issues. At Cahoon Care, we specialize in Alzheimer’s and dementia care. We’re pleased to share the following tips that may make your caregiving experience easier. 5 Ways…

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5 Tips for Hiring Service Providers for Your Parents

As your parents age, you will likely need to take a more active role in helping them with some tasks. However, there are plenty of things that you may not be available or able to do, like to fix damaged stairs or to clean the house weekly. That’s where service providers can be beneficial for…

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Cahoon Care’s Massachusetts Employee Appreciation Party

On January 16th, Cahoon Care hosted an Employee Appreciation Party in Massachusetts. We’re pleased to recognize the following employees in Massachusetts: Celebrating 5 years with the company: Sara Bartels and Betty Frasca 5 years Celebrating 4 years: Nina Moylan, Pippa MacVarish, Marie Mazzeo Celebrating 3 years: Jaime Barry, Liatte Charles, Marie Nugent, Denise Dixon Celebrating 2…

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5 Indoor Exercises to Keep Your Loved One Active This Winter

Exercise is important for senior health, but the winter can make getting outdoors a challenge. While ice and snow may make outdoor exercise too risky, with a little creativity, your senior loved one can exercise indoors, instead. 5 Indoor Exercises to Try This Winter These five indoor exercises can help a senior to stay active…

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How a Reverse Mortgage Can Help You Pay for Home Care

If you or a spouse need home care, funding that care can be a challenge. However, if you own a home, then taking out a reverse mortgage may give you the cash that you need for home modifications, home care services, and other modifications that will help you to safely age in place. Choosing to…

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How to Discuss the Topic of Home Care with a Senior

Last week we highlighted some common signs that your parent needs home care. You may notice some of these signs when you see your parent over the holidays. But once you realize that the time is nearing where you’ll need help for Mom or Dad, you’ll need to have an important discussion with them. How…

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5 Holiday Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Home Care

Returning home for the holidays is a nostalgic time, giving you a chance to reunite with your family members in person. If it’s been a while since you’ve seen Mom or Dad, though, you may notice some concerning changes in their behavior, their well being, or even in the upkeep of their house. Since the…

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