No more ugly medical button on a string! The security of a failsafe for seniors who live alone or those who are prone to wandering, now comes in many forms! Senior wearables are handy devices that stay with the senior and can be used in case of an accident, or GPS tracker that records the…

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It is never too late to upgrade a senior’s bathroom to help them age in their homes safely! Remodeling effectively can make aging-in-place simpler and more comfortable. However, when considering accessible bathrooms most people think of sterile, cold fixtures. Luckily, bathroom accessibility can be beautiful when universal design is applied. Space can also be a concern when…

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There is no easy way to live with Alzheimer’s or to care for those with Alzheimer’s. This type of dementia affects over 5.5 million Americans. The care begins with understanding the disease and being able to talk to those who are affected. People with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia can be difficult to talk…

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We know that transferring can be stressful for the client and physically demanding for the caregiver. While the primary objective is to ensure client safety, caregivers should be taking measures to protect themselves as well. Transferring properly and safely is a challenging task across healthcare. When initiating a transfer keep these four points in mind…

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Quality of life means living a well-rounded lifestyle. Maintaining the physical and mental aspects of life becomes more difficult as we age. Promoting social interaction and physical activity is important to maintaining senior engagement. Providing seniors with enough mental, physical, and emotional stimulation to remain engaged increases their quality of life. According to the National…

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It happens all the time. Your parents or elderly loved ones can no longer complete daily living activities on their own. You cannot be there daily because you do not live close yet someone needs to be responsible for seeing to their care. Hiring a home care agency like Upstate Home Care Solutions is the natural…

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There is one fact that applies to every person: there are only 24 hours in a day. How we differentiate ourselves as caregivers, managing not only our own schedule but someone else’s, is how we manage that time. And there will always be more priority tasks than we can accomplish within that time limit. Here…

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Driving is a symbol of independence and freedom. Remember, the joy you experienced as a teen when you finally had that ability? It is something we probably begin to take for granted until we hit our later years. Seniors begin to associate driving, again, with that sense of independence especially when it is being threatened…

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Our mission is to enable seniors to age in place with dignity and grace. Through our core values of comfort, affection, respect, integrity, nurturing, and generosity, we are certain our mission will be achieved for providing quality care for you or your loved one. One of the cornerstones of our care approach is compassion. We…

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When most people think of home care they think it is just for the elderly but this is not the case. Home care can take on the unique situation and needs of the individual and family. At Upstate Home Care Solutions, we serve the elderly, disabled individuals, individuals with developmental issues, and even mothers in need…

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