Category: Tips

I’m sure you have received a swarm of emails alerting you to the fact that these are unprecedented times due to COVID-19. The Helper Bees want to take it a step further. The Helper Bees are utilizing our knowledge and experience in the senior care industry to offer FREE care management guidance and support. This guidance […]

New Year’s Resolutions aren’t just for the grandkids; resolutions can be very beneficial for older adults for both their physical and mental well-being. According to an article by the University of Exeter, goal setting can help improve cognitive recollection and it can be a useful tool for those who have early-stages of dementia.   Below are a few more reasons […]

The holidays are a time to celebrate and create lasting memories with family and friends. But its not always easy to be filled with merriment, having the holiday blues is a real thing! As an older adult living alone, this year can bring feelings of isolation and melancholy making it hard to get into the holiday spirit. […]

The demands of caregiving can take a toll on one’s physical and mental health if stress is left unmanaged. When caregivers become burned out, it makes it difficult to take care of themselves let alone someone else. Caregiver Support Link

Dinnertime is more than just eating food; it is a time for families to socialize and to connect with one another:  to tell stories, have a laugh and talk about their day while enjoying a home-cooked meal. Family meals allow us to come together—to pass down generation-old recipes or to make new treasured memories at the table. […]

Most of us know someone diagnosed with dementia and the struggles associated with the disease. Even the most basic, or routine tasks become almost impossible. One tip that can ease the struggle, is to incorporate stability and structure through a daily routine. Creating a daily routine for our loved one’s that is stimulating yet familiar […]

It’s hard to suddenly introduce in home care into the life of seniors. Oftentimes it’s too difficult for seniors to admit they need assistance because it feels like they are giving away their independence. It is actually very difficult and uncomfortable to properly introduce the topic to seniors for the first time. Did you every […]

Caregiver theft is unfortunately one of the most common concerns before hiring in-home care. Families hesitate when hiring a caregiver, house keepers (and even plumbers and handymen). They are worried that the senior will be taken advantage of. Sometimes this leads to family spending a lot more time and money. Moving the loved one into an assisted […]

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Why The Helper Bees? What makes us different?   Here at The Helper Bees, our caregivers are professional and respectful. They receive higher pay for the highest quality of care they provide. Our Care Model allows you to rest easy knowing your loved ones are looked after by the best of the best. We Make a Visible […]

Late Stage Alzheimer's

The last stage of Alzheimer’s disease can be the most difficult due to the unique physical challenges as well as the grief associated with imminent loss. Late stage Alzheimer’s is characterized by the almost complete loss of executive functioning and significant difficulty with the physical aspects of daily living. What Happens During Late Stage Alzheimer’s? The brain […]

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