Eldercare Services and What the Care of our Seniors Can Teach Us

October 18, 2021

Anyone who provides eldercare services, either in a professional capacity or as a family member or friend, knows how challenging it can be. Caregiving is an important and complex responsibility that millions of people undertake every day. Outside help from trained advisors or other professionals, and eldercare placement of loved ones, if necessary, are valuable resources that should be considered when appropriate. But as difficult as caregiving can sometimes be, it can also afford us ...

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Home Care vs Assisted Living — Which One Is the Right Choice for You and Your Loved One?

October 18, 2021

Senior care is a multi-faceted responsibility that can be complex and confusing to understand and undertake. But as our senior citizen population continues to grow, more and more of us will either need that care or need to provide it, making a trusted eldercare placement agency like Senior Care Authority a valuable resource. This is especially true when family members are trying to decide between home care vs. assisted living for a senior loved one ...

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What Is Lewy Body Disease and How Can Dementia Care Services Help?

October 18, 2021

When we hear the word dementia, most of us tend to think of Alzheimer’s disease. The fact is, dementia is not a specific disease, but more of an umbrella term to describe a syndrome or a collection of symptoms.    Types of dementia include Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, Lewy body, vascular, and other less commonly known diagnoses, all of which could require dementia care services. After Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy body disease is the ...

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Senior Care Services Are Just One Way to Help You Take Care of Yourself as You Take Care of Others

October 15, 2021

As a leading senior placement advisor, we know that taking care of an elderly loved one can be one of the most rewarding experiences a person can have. But it can also be an incredible responsibility, one that requires the most of you and that may leave you stressed and ill-prepared for the daily demands of everyday life. When people turn to us for our senior care services, we always remind them of how important ...

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Senior Care Authority Aligns With the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) to Educate Their Franchisees and Staff

July 1, 2020

Senior Care Authority Aligns With the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) to Educate Their Franchisees and Staff

The Certified Dementia Practitioner designation is well-known for its robust amount of information and skill-building to help caregivers and others on the front lines of supporting people living with dementia. The timing of these developments is perfect, as Senior Care Authority recognizes Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month. Currently, 80% of Senior Care Authority franchisees are certified, with the remaining ones completing the program this summer. Senior Care Authority franchisees have also achieved Certified Senior ...

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Senior Care Authority Aligns With the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) to Educate Their Franchisees and Staff

July 1, 2020

Senior Care Authority Aligns With the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) to Educate Their Franchisees and Staff

The Certified Dementia Practitioner designation is well-known for its robust amount of information and skill-building to help caregivers and others on the front lines of supporting people living with dementia. The timing of these developments is perfect, as Senior Care Authority recognizes Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month. Currently, 80% of Senior Care Authority franchisees are certified, with the remaining ones completing the program this summer. Senior Care Authority franchisees have also achieved Certified Senior ...

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Cultivating Self Compassion When Caring For Others

October 21, 2019

Cultivating Self Compassion When Caring For Others

Today’s workplaces are more demanding than ever. Even if you like your job and are on a career path you have chosen, the amount of focus and responsibility can be daunting, even without other challenging responsibilities at home. Add in the tracking or overseeing of care for a loved one, and it becomes almost impossible to feel like we are doing our best at all of it. That’s when the nagging, critical voice ...

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