The Unparalleled Benefits of Non-Medical Home Care Services

June 23, 2023|0 Comments

Introduction: As our society evolves, so does the way we approach healthcare. Non-medical home care services have emerged as an invaluable solution for individuals seeking assistance with daily activities while remaining in the comfort and[...]

LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Our Caregiving

June 11, 2023|0 Comments

Inclusion is a core part of our care at CareBuilders at Home Louisville. We train our caregivers on how to be inclusive and respectful of their clients in all aspects of their caregiving. LGBTQ+ inclusion[...]

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: What to Watch For

June 4, 2023|0 Comments

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, which is a cause dear to our hearts here at CareBuilders at Home Louisville. I've mentioned before that one of the benefits of hiring a caregiver is that[...]

Community Building With Older Adults

May 1, 2023|0 Comments

Building strong relationships with older adults is good for their social and emotional health. It can also ensure they have a strong support system, which leads to less pressure on one caregiver. It also important[...]

Mental Health for Older Adults

April 30, 2023|0 Comments

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and mental health care is often overlooked when it comes to older adults and their caregivers. Caregiver burnout can have severe mental and physical consequences, and mental fitness can[...]

Selling: Online vs. Garage Sale

March 21, 2023|0 Comments

A while ago, I wrote about ways to declutter your items in your home. This can be especially important for older adults who've lived in the same house for decades. I have been selling things[...]

Light Housekeeping: What Does it Entail?

March 21, 2023|0 Comments

One thing clients sometimes struggle with is knowing what we mean when we say our caregivers do "light housekeeping." I thought I'd explain it, and hopefully this will clear up some common questions. What Is[...]

Home Safety for Seniors

March 17, 2023|0 Comments

I'm going to conclude this week-long series about safety with some general home safety advice for seniors. Home safety is important for everyone, so stay tuned for home safety tips even if you aren't a[...]

What We’re Looking for in Caregivers

March 15, 2023|0 Comments

If you've been reading this blog this past week, then you've seen me post about caregivers. We are always looking for caregivers, we accept them 365 days a year. Spring is a good time to[...]

Patient Safety Awareness Week

March 15, 2023|0 Comments

If you've been following along, I have been doing a little series on safety this week. It is Patient Safety Awareness Week, sponsored by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. While we are non-medical, we often[...]

5 Reasons You Should be a Caregiver

March 13, 2023|0 Comments

Thinking of joining us as a caregiver? Here are five reasons that I think you should at least consider it. You can also check out this old post for more information. 1. Flexible Hours We[...]

Fall Prevention: Dos and Donts

March 12, 2023|0 Comments

Fall prevention is vital for older adults. If you haven't seen, I'm doing a series on safety this week. We've covered home safety checks and the role caregivers play in safety. Today, I'll be going[...]

Caregivers Make Older Adults Safer

March 11, 2023|0 Comments

Welcome to the second installment of this mini-series here on the blog, where I'm talking about safety. Today's topic is how the presence of caregivers makes older adults safer in their homes. One might think[...]

Home Safety Checks: Why They Matter

March 10, 2023|0 Comments

One thing we do for every single client before we start their care is a home safety check. This will be the start of a little mini-series on the blog about home safety checks and[...]

Nutrition for Older Adults

March 9, 2023|0 Comments

March is National Nutrition Month, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Nutrition is very important for older people, as we age it becomes even more important to eat food that nourishes us physically[...]

Homecare Frequently Asked Questions

March 7, 2023|0 Comments

I was just reviewing my notes for new blog posts. I realized that while I've covered many topics here, including but not limited to: exercise, nutrition, caregiver burnout, pets, cleaning, and when to hire a[...]

Benefits of Pets for Older Adults

March 6, 2023|0 Comments

Pets can provide physical, social, and emotional benefits to seniors. This topic is very personal to me, as I have seen my own grandparents benefit from owning a dog. Seniors who are pet owners are[...]

Ways For Older Adults to Stay Active

March 3, 2023|0 Comments

It is important for older adults to stay active, just like it is important for anyone to stay active. However, as one changes with age, the way they remain active may look different than it[...]

Accessible Spring Cleaning for Seniors

February 8, 2023|0 Comments

We're getting into a cleaning mood here at my house, so I thought I'd share a few tips on how seniors can participate in spring cleaning. These tips work even if they have mobility issues[...]

American Heart Month: What You Need to Know

January 30, 2023|0 Comments

February is American Heart Month, and heart health awareness can be very important for adults of all ages. This month, many organizations and communities will raise awareness for heart health. You can check out the[...]

Decluttering Into the New Year

January 10, 2023|0 Comments

It's a new year, and that leads to a lot of reflections, and I think that should extend to our homes. It's very easy for older adults to accumulate clutter in their homes, especially if[...]

End of Year Reflections

December 28, 2022|0 Comments

You might not be a New Year's Resolution type of person, but it can be really good to reflect on your year. Here are some end of year reflections you can do, to set up[...]

We’re Hiring

December 14, 2022|0 Comments

Looking for some extra cash to recover from the holiday season? Good news! We are always hiring new caregivers! I went over this awhile ago in this post, but I will go over it again[...]

Winter Holidays Caregivers

December 12, 2022|0 Comments

I know, I know, I've talked about holiday caregivers before. But the winter holidays are little bit different than Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is very food based, and a lot of holiday help may look like food[...]

Christmas Shopping On a Budget

November 26, 2022|0 Comments

I know that a lot of older adults are on a tight budget, but they still want to go holiday shopping. No one should be excluded from holiday traditions because of their budget. So, what[...]