Receive the Appropriate Care in a Home-Like Setting
When your loved ones are more relaxed, they are more likely to heal and recover faster. Our services are tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients in a home-like setting. Take advantage of our services today. For further information, please contact us.
Adult Family Homes provide many benefits for your loved one. They employ expert care professionals who specialize in working with seniors. They give the warmest and qualified care to all residents in a safe and healthy environment that feels like home.
Studies suggest that meditation can improve brain power. It enhances long- and short-term memory, the ability to focus and resilience. The well-documented stress reduction results of mindfulness practice come with a host of related physical benefits, including lower blood pressure and inflammation. Psychological benefits may include a sense of well-being, an improved ability to cope with loneliness and sadness, and increased empathy.
As we celebrate this year’s Halloween, creating a fun celebration along with our senior loved ones can show how you value their importance. Include them in your spooky enjoyment and make sure to keep them healthy.
When Should Aging Adults Consider Hiring Assistance?
Age-related issues like chronic illness and mobility constraints can make daily living activities more challenging for senior citizens. Care options like adult family homes can provide seniors with a place where they can age in place and receive reliable and compassionate assistance with all their daily living activities and care needs. Aging adults should consider care options like adult family homes if they are having difficulty with their self-care activities, home maintenance activities are becoming increasingly difficult, and they require assistance with daily living activities.
Age difference and inability to connect with younger people may result to the elder’s isolation. Securing home health care services will not only lend them an ear to listen but also be their source of emotional support and companionship.
Family members with tight work schedule may not be able to attend on their senior’s daily needs. At HEWA Adult Family Homes, we can assist your loved one in their personal tasks while giving them independence to thrive on their own.
Old age and decreased mobility go hand-in-hand. Thus, doing daily activities can become increasingly difficult for them. In order to improve their mobility, balance and flexibility, simple stretching steps can bring positive changes on their overall health and well-being.
Here are some exercises that seniors may do at home:
- Neck stretch to relieve tension in the neck and upper back. - Single leg balance to strengthen the muscles around your legs. - Ankle rotations to fortify your calves and improve balance.
However, it is important to first consult your doctor regarding your exercise routine.
Based on studies, at least 48% of seniors take three or more medications per day. Thus, it is important to assist and give them the right dosage at the prescribed time, particularly to seniors who have declined vision and memory problems.
With old age, it becomes increasing difficult for the body to perform daily activities. Thus, we are here to personally assist your senior loved ones in providing quality and sincere care inside the comforts of your home.
With old age, your brain’s function may gradually decline. This is difficult for seniors since their daily activities always involve remembering and deciding. There are a lot of fun ways to remedy this problem such as activities for the mind despite old age. These will not only benefit the brain but also improve their social relationships with others.
Try doing these activities with them:
- Learning a new hobby or skill which includes arts and crafts. - Playing puzzles and board games for memory retention. - Taking a walk to breathe fresher air and enjoy the environment.
Adult family homes are a great care option for senior citizens and can provide them with many health and lifestyle benefits. Here are some surprising benefits of adult family homes you may not have known about:
- Adult family home staff and care experts can help address health concerns and assist with daily living activities. - Adult family homes have many amenities that you may not find at normal homes, like accessibility equipment. - Adult family homes provide senior citizens with many socialization opportunities.
Recreational activities do not just provide fun and enjoyment; they can also provide many health benefits, especially for senior citizens. Activities like gardening, dancing, and taking walks to provide physical stimulation to keep the body healthy and strong. These kinds of recreational activities also keep the mind active, reducing the risk of dementia and forgetfulness.
Our staff here at our adult family homes can assist your elderly loved ones to enjoy recreational activities regularly to boost their overall health, independence, and quality of life.
We provide seniors a healthy and happy living environment where they can live peacefully, receive assistance with their daily living activities, find many socialization opportunities, and so much more.
Never miss taking your medications again once you avail of our nursing care services. This service is suitable for residents who need to manage their health and maintain their medications. We assure you that our nurses are experts and trained to provide high-quality nursing care and assistance to our residents.
If you need further assistance, contact us to learn more. We are happy to be of service.
We are an adult family home in Pacific, Washington. We help families who currently do not have the time and resources to provide their senior loved ones with the kind of care and assistance that they need. Our caregivers are experts in providing high-quality care within a loving family environment. We treat each of our clients as our own family.
It was reported by American Senior Communities that with innovations in healthcare and a focus on prevention, seniors today are living “longer, more active, and healthier lives.” They even expected that in the year 2040, the population of older seniors, people who are 85 years old and above, will triple from the 5.7 million there were in 2011 to 14.1 million.
If you need the help of an adult family home, call us.
Assistance should be available when your loved one needs it. That is why, we make sure to maintain a 24-hour home care service for them at HEWA Adult Family Homes, LLC., for your and your family’s peace of mind.
Being able to maintain good personal care and hygiene can be telling of what the state of their health is at the moment.
Thus, when you see changes in their overall appearance, perhaps they're wearing clothes from the other day or maybe they're not shaved or are sporting messy hair, then you know it may be time to intervene. That said, don't worry if you or other loved ones cannot attend to their needs, you can always ask for our professional help.
We can all help create awareness about the most common type of hepatitis among elder people, HCV and the good brain practices can help reduce our risk. Let's take some time to educate ourselves so we can be better advocates.
We understand the importance of the benefits of keeping the fun in our loved ones’ golden years. Thus, when you decide to enlist our help, you can expect your loved one to be pleasantly challenged and always have something to do during their stay.
Don't let age-related limitations prevent them from living their golden years to the fullest. There are various avenues you can ensure their safety, care, and social interactions.
One of the ways you can ensure this is by enrolling them in our adult family home. Our facility is designed specially to answer to their unique needs—from our amenities, professional care team, 24/7 care, and engaging activities, you can rest assured of this.
Our adult homes are specifically built and designed with our residents’ safety in mind. This way, you can rest assured that staying in our adult homes automatically means that your loved one can stay in a fall-proof and mobility-friendly home.
This Sunday, the entire nation will celebrate one of its biggest holidays - the celebration of our country and our freedom. Amid all the festivities, we remind everyone to be mindful and never compromise their safety. Have a happy Independence Day, everyone!
Fall prevention techniques may be helpful, but without constant supervision, you can't guarantee total safety for your loved ones. We can help you. Our facility is not only fall-proof, we also offer 24/7 care to minimize fall incidents.
...these are the qualities we aim to reflect in the delivery of our services every single day. We believe that by ensuring your senior's comfort and safety, giving him/her avenues to still be independent, and making sure that their care plan is shaped according to their changing needs, they can better enjoy their golden years on their own terms.
Foods to Include in Your Senior's Diet Better Digestion
Like many bodily processes, your senior loved one's digestion also slows down as they age. Fortunately, small changes in their diet can already show improvements in their digestion. Here are foods you can include in their diet to assist their digestion:
a. Fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables b. Nuts c. Whole grains d. Yogurt e. Unsaturated fats
Fiber is the part of plant foods the body can’t digest or absorb. It helps normalize and maintain healthy bowel movements. You can take fiber from whole-grain products, fruits, vegetables, beans, and nuts.
Caring for the elderly is not only a day event, nor does it only encompass the night. No, the elderly will need 24/7 care, especially when they have conditions and illnesses that hamper their quality of life. If you acquire our services, you will rest easy that your elderly loved ones are under our care and monitoring round the clock. Ask us how.
Doctors recommend that people take fiber daily. It helps manage our digestive system and prevent constipation. It may even help prevent certain cancers. Remember to eat foods such as cereals, nuts, and grains!
We all want peace and security for our loved ones when they are away in adult family homes. For this reason, the facilities we have are perfect for them. We have a strict security protocol to protect all our clients and guests while they experience their best lives. If you want to know how we do it, please contact us.
Although some are preventable and treatable with early diagnosis, cancer still takes thousands of Americans yearly. This month of April, let us take part in the advocacy for the prevention, early diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.
Just as children, teens, and adults need enriching activities, so/ do the elderly need stimulating activities. Our facility provides different activities for your senior loved ones to enjoy. Contact us to know more.
They say fat is bad for the body, and they are not totally wrong. However, the body also needs fat to store energy. And some fatty acids help the heart function better, like Omega-3. Evidence suggests that Omega-3 helps prevent cardiovascular disease and inflammation. Make sure to eat plenty of fish, eggs, and other sources of Omega-3.
Some older adults may require around-the-clock care, but it can be difficult for a family caregiver to provide. When you choose us, you can rest easy, knowing your loved one is getting the care they need.
For seniors that require nursing care, our care facility employs nurses who offer reliable nursing care services. They will help them manage their health and maintain their medications. Our nurses will ensure that your loved ones never miss taking their medications and receive the care they deserve.
Because of the pandemic, socialization may become more difficult for seniors today. Luckily, through social media, they can stay connected with their loved ones and continue their social lives while social distancing.
Wonderful Benefits Seniors Get From Regular Reading
Regular reading is a great activity for senior citizens. It provides mental stimulation to promote their brain health and reduce the risk of dementia. Books are also a great source of entertainment and fun.
The mind is a terrible thing to waste. We need to consistently use it so that it doesn't get rusty and deteriorate. Brain teasers, puzzles, and other similar activities can help keep it in shape. While it's not yet possible to stop aging, proper care for our bodies, including the brain, will ensure that it functions for as long as possible.
Adequate socialization will improve the quality of life and health for many senior citizens. Many studies show that socialization can promote mental health and reduce the risk of dementia. It can also reduce the risk of stress, anxiety, loneliness, and depression. Socialization also encourages movement and physical activity.
We understand that every one of our clients requires different levels of care. Just share your concerns with us, and we will provide your loved ones with unique and individualized care to address all their health needs.
We help families who may not have the resources to provide for their senior loved ones. Our adult family homes have the equipment and employ the experts to help provide your loved ones with the care they deserve.
Our care facility provides seniors with a comfortable and safe environment to spend their golden years. Here, our care experts will assist them with all their daily needs. We also have nurses who can help manage their health and maintain their medication. Our facility is the perfect environment for your loved ones to receive long term elderly care.
We do not just provide elderly care. Our job is to help promote the overall quality of life for senior citizens. Our care experts will also help them regain their independence and help cultivate their social lives.
Empowering Seniors to Enjoy Their Lives to the Fullest
We strive to help seniors improve their quality of life. Our care services will help them improve their health and regain their independence. We help empower seniors to live their lives to the fullest.
One of the main benefits of adult family homes is the socialization opportunities it provides for senior citizens. Your elderly loved ones can interact and share conversations with staff and other residents. We also host fun recreational activities for your loved ones to enjoy with the other residents.
Engaging in little physical activity is better than no physical activity at all. Engage in simple tasks every day that encourage you to move around and stay active such as gardening, taking walks, and others.
While arthritis is a lifelong condition, there are various ways to manage symptoms such as pain and inflammation. The specific methods would depend on the specific type of arthritis. However, here are some of the common lifestyle changes you would need to manage your arthritis:
1. Manage your weight for less pressure on the joints
2. Get enough exercise to strengthen muscles and joints
3. Follow a healthy diet to boost your immune system and overall health
4. Consult your doctor about medications to manage the pain
Senior skin is more sensitive than it used to be. This makes them prone to dryness and irritation. Make sure to regularly moisturize. Have gentler baths with mild soap, warm water, and soft washcloths.
Today we honor the life and legacy of civil rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr. His plight for non-violence was essential to the protest against racial discrimination in the United States. He was truly an inspiration.
While it may not seem like a big deal, there are adverse effects when you miss your medication. Depending on the medication, you can lower the effectiveness of your treatment or put yourself at risk of disease when you don't adhere to your medications.
A lot of things that used to be simple routine activity can now be difficult for elderly adults. This is why we strive to improve your quality of life with high-quality care services. Let us take care of you and your needs.
As we age, it becomes harder for our body to absorb certain vitamins and minerals. This results in malnutrition and nutrient deficiencies. This can be supplemented through proper nutrition and vitamins. Here are some essential vitamins for seniors:
1. Vitamin D for skeletal health
2. B vitamins for nerve function, heart health, and blood pressure
3. Vitamin C for the immune system and metabolism
4. Omega fatty acids for energy, healthy vision, and smooth joint function
Air quality contributes a lot to your aging loved ones’ respiratory health. You have to ensure that the home they are living in is clean for good air quality. Call us so we can show you how we keep our adult family home clean!
Over the years, your body will not be the same as it used to be. With aging, the body is unable to cope up with your daily habits.
That is why it is important to follow healthy habits. You should start cultivating and following healthy habits as early as now. Realize that your old habits, such as consuming too much liquor or smoking cigarettes, won’t do you any good.
Regular checkups are essential in monitoring your aging loved ones’ health. Be sure that they are attending their regular checkups. Talk to us to know how we help our residents schedule their checkups.
One of the best ways to help loved ones get good sleep is by creating an environment that is conducive to sleeping. Ensure cool temperature, clean and soft bed linens, and a quiet environment. These are what we do here!
Stress can manifest in physical symptoms. It is also a risk factor for a variety of conditions. For instance, stress increases blood pressure levels, which affect your heart.
In your golden years, you should strive to reduce your stress. Perform breathing exercises, do meditation, or try yoga. Make sure to create a stress-free and peaceful environment for yourself, such as living in an adult family home.