Heart Health – Cardiac Arrest or Heart Attack

Heart Health – Cardiac Arrest or Heart Attack

February is American Heart Month. As such, Safeharbor wants to ensure that we spread important information to our clients and their families. In this article, we will discuss the differences between cardiac arrest and a heart attack. Both are serious episodes that can...
Heart-Healthy Activities for Older Individuals

Heart-Healthy Activities for Older Individuals

As we age, heart health becomes more and more difficult to maintain. The risk of developing heart disease goes up with age, and it often becomes harder for older individuals to remain active without assistance. Below, we will discuss some heart-healthy activities for...

Symptoms After a Fall

After your older loved one suffers from a fall, it is important to watch for signs and symptoms of complications. Often, older individuals who suffer from a serious fall can be at risk of further fall-related injuries. Additionally, those who fall are more likely to...
Easing Your Loved One into Home Care

Easing Your Loved One into Home Care

When considering home care for your older parent or family member, their comfort is a major concern. For many older individuals, accepting home care can feel like admitting that they cannot fully care for themselves. As a caretaker supporting them, easing them into...
Family Caregiver Resolutions

Family Caregiver Resolutions

New Year Resolutions are about looking inward and setting goals for the new year. Often, these include losing weight, self-care, and trying new things. But when you are a family caregiver to an older person, it can also be important to factor them into the equation....

Safety in Icy Conditions for Seniors

As temperatures drop this Winter, icy paths can pose a major threat to our older loved ones. While icy surfaces can be a real issue for anyone, older individuals are more likely to become seriously injured after falling. This article will discuss safety measures for...
Staying Active in the Winter

Staying Active in the Winter

While it might be easier to become a shut-in for the Winter, staying active has a lot of benefits. This is especially important for older individuals. Seasonal depression, cold weather, and shorter days can take their toll on your senior family members. But, staying...
Gift Ideas for Older Loved Ones

Gift Ideas for Older Loved Ones

With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s time to make a list and check off all your loved ones. When shopping for older family members, it can be hard to find the right gift for them. Below, we will discuss some gift ideas for older loved ones. Keepsake...
Hygiene Care Tips for Seniors

Hygiene Care Tips for Seniors

As our loved ones age, it becomes increasingly important to prioritize their hygiene care to maintain their overall health and well-being. Senior care services are vital in providing assistance and support in this area. In this article, we will explore the...
Helping Older Individuals Quit Smoking

Helping Older Individuals Quit Smoking

If your older loved one is a smoker, it may be difficult to get them to quit smoking. However, quitting can dramatically benefit your loved one’s health, finances, and more. While quitting can be a difficult journey, it can mean a longer, healthier life for your loved...