We’re Pleased to Welcome Back Kim Webster as Regional Executive Director of Senior Living Services! Kim has been in the field of aging services for 34 years, holding various roles within senior housing, home healthcare and hospice, nursing homes, dining services and hospitals providing leadership, on site management, marketing and sales and customer service. Kim also … More StuartCo Welcomes Back Kim Webster to Our Shepard Park Senior Campus!
As summer time approaches it is especially important to focus on staying well hydrated. It is difficult for older adults to drink enough fluids due to decreased thirst sensation, fear of incontinence and difficulty regulating body temperature when hot. Water is an essential nutrient, just as protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals are to a person’s … More From Our Experts: How to Stay Hydrated This Summer
“I don’t even have time to finish my caregiving tasks. Where do I find time to take care of myself?” People who are caregivers often juggle a packed schedule that may include full-time work, family obligations, household chores, and volunteer commitments in addition to caregiving. Due to busy schedules, caregivers often ignore their own health … More Self Care for Family Caregivers
Mr. and Mrs. Johnson have been married for 55 years, and are proud to live in their beautiful home in the suburbs. In this home they raised their two loving children, Johnny and Julie. They are in their late 80’s, and Mr. Johnson has been experiencing some physical decline, and falls often. Mrs. Johnson has … More Caregiving For A Person Who Doesn’t Think They Need Help
Part 1: It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint: Setting Boundaries in Caregiving Caregiving for a family member, friend, or neighbor can be rewarding, but with it comes a wide range of emotions. On any given day, a caregiver may feel joy, hope, love, anger, fear, frustration, or resentment; the list goes on. What is important is … More Coaching the Caregiver: A 3 part series on challenges of caregiving