What to Do When Your Parents Refuse Help

(This information is not intended for parents who have cognitive impairments) Try to understand the motivation behind their behavior. Are they acting this way out of habit, to assert independence, or because they’re depressed or confused? What are they afraid of? What are their fears and concerns? Decide how important...

Its the End of Summer So Lets Have Some Fun!

Yes, summer is just about over and the kids are back in school. I have actually had to stop twice for school buses already this week. This month I thought we would have some fun and not fill our mind with lots of medical details. So let’s start with some...

Did You Smile Today?

“You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile” said Charlie Chaplin and how right he was. Your smile can attract more than admiring looks. A smiling face tells people that you are approachable… an outgoing and intelligent person worth getting to know. We are drawn to smiling...

Living Alone

LIVING ALONE:   Mom, Dad living at home by themselves.  Not sure they are safe?  Do they need help?  What type of care do they need? Every ones goal is to live at home as you age.  If you ask your loved one when it is time to move to...

Warning Signs of Caregiver Stress

Warning Signs of Caregiver Stress 1. Do you constantly feel exhausted and stressed? 2. Do you wake up overwhelmed? 3. Find yourself feeling resentful toward family members? 4. You don’t have time to spend with friends? 5. You aren’t taking care of your own health? Do more than a few...

JUNE is National Safety Month

                       RESPONSE SENIOR CARE                      IS PLEASED TO RAISE YOUR AWARENESS OF SAFETY IN YOUR HOME                        JUNE is National Safety Month                                  Injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all ages –...

Older American’s Month 2014

    Every year since 1963, May has been the month to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and their contributions and achievements. It is a proud tradition that shows our nation’s commitment to honor the value that elders continue to contribute to our communities.  ...

What our nurses say about their profession.

  Sharon Wollman RN: “I love being a nurse. My nursing education has afforded me the opportunity to reach out and touch many people. With a background in surgery at the University of Maryland, an owner of a home infusion company and now a home care nurse specializing in geriatrics, I...

National Nurses Day

National Nurses Day is celebrated annually on May 6 to raise awareness of the important role nurses play in society. It marks the beginning of National Nurses Week, which ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. We at Response Senior Care thank our nurses, Sharon and Rachel, for the...