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

October 19, 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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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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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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Palliative Care Vs. Hospice

April 19, 2021

Palliative Care Vs. Hospice

Palliative Care Vs. Hospice- Do you know the difference? A Quick Primer on Palliative vs Hospice Care Palliative care and hospice care are often used interchangeably; however, they are actually two different types of care. Noted below are some simple differentiations between them. Both care plans have many layers, can be supportive and beneficial and should be discussed openly with medical providers and family members when deciding which is the more appropriate type of care ...

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Senior Care Authority® Offers Course for Certified Dementia Practitioner Accreditation

September 25, 2020

Senior Care Authority® Offers Course for Certified Dementia Practitioner Accreditation

Senior Care Authority® is enhancing its capacity to help families by providing the Certified Dementia Practitioner Accreditation course In order to empower seniors, families, financial and legal professionals, and health care providers who are working with someone living with dementia, Senior Care Authority® is now offering a course leading to Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) certification. Their first seminar, to be held on Sept. 29, 2020, will precede the Fall 2020 launch of the Senior Care ...

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Music To Our Ears

September 17, 2020

Music To Our Ears

Never underestimate the impact and power of music! It can have such an impact on our loved ones living with Alzheimer's or dementia. Never underestimate the impact and power of music! A story from one of our families, an adult daughter, to be specific: “My Mom was in the last year of her life, having lived with Alzheimer’s Disease for over a decade. She lived in assisted living and eventually moved to the ...

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Industry Leaders Collaborate to Support Families Dealing With the Aging Process

August 25, 2020

Industry Leaders Collaborate to Support Families Dealing With the Aging Process

Senior Care Authority and WellQor partner to deliver comprehensive care to older adults. The unique needs of older adults and demands associated with the current pandemic are creating an extremely challenging situation for all of those involved in senior care. Industry leaders are forging relationships in the interest of broadening their reach and delivering a diverse and comprehensive set of resources to seniors and their loved ones across the country. One such partnership, recently announced ...

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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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