23Sep, 2019

Depression & The Elderly

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Depression is very common among the elderly. Depression is a very hard thing for people of all ages to deal with. How is it different though with the elderly? Depression usually begins when a medical issue arises and death is the risk. The depression tends to last longer and needs to be treated immediately, even if very mild. Depression affects the ability of rehabilitation. My uncle was a wealthy man, always out and about to fancy places. One day he was informed he needed to have his toe amputated due […]
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13Sep, 2019

Caregivers and Elderly Abuse

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Aging may be a stressful process, when dealing with aches and pains and medications. Families who care for loved ones need help sometimes; and they come to agencies like ours to find reliable, experienced, and kind-hearted individuals to come in and provide services to release some of the load off of themselves. Here at ActiveCare we complete background checks, fingerprinting, CPR certification, all the standard requirements as well as making careful selection of who we hire. So many times we hear stories of Elder abuse happening in there own home […]
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