1. How To Help Dementia Patients Manage Sundown Syndrome

    Big behavior changes in dementia patients often come late in the day and the early evening as the sun goes down, and is called sundown syndrome or sundowning. The symptoms can range from becoming agitated, anxious, and upset to confused, demanding, or disoriented. Sundown syndrome not only affects those with dementia but those who care for them. At All Care At Home, we provide skilled and empathet…Read More

  2. How to Create a Safe Home Environment For Seniors

    In a study observing aging in the US, it was found that 85 percent of seniors have done nothing to prepare their home for when they grow old. When you are still at an age where the long-term is at a distance, you may buy a home for its stainless steel appliances and the brick oven on the patio, but considering specific features is important to how you age and stay safe and independent longer.   S…Read More

  3. What You Need To Know About Elder Care

    It can be tough to see your grandparent, parent, or aunt begin to need elder care at home. You’ve seen them for so long as the strength that holds the family together, but now they need your help with daily tasks like dressing, getting around, and feeding themselves. At All Care Home At Home in Colorado Springs, we understand how difficult this may seem, but it’s important to keep the positive…Read More

  4. Tips For At Home Care in Colorado Springs

    Although they may need specialized care, most senior citizens prefer to stay at home. They like the familiar environment, and they don’t like to be treated like a burden. Unfortunately, most senior citizens do their best to avoid assisted living due to their own desire to be independent. What most families don’t understand is that the livelihood of your senior depends on their ability to take …Read More

  5. Is It Time to Consider Home Care? Part 3

    Life has many different seasons. If a loved one is getting older, it is hard on everyone. Many families avoid facing the fact that an elder is losing the ability to maintain his or her quality of life. It's painful to admit, and it's easier just to put it off. However, if people knew how many quality, affordable options are available, we think they might reach out sooner. Many people assume that …Read More

  6. Is It Time to Consider Home Care? Part 2

    In our last blog, we talked about indicators that an elderly person can no longer maintain his or her own quality of life. At the end of the day, everyone wants their parents to live the best lives as possible, and caring for both your parents and family can take a profound toll on you. At All Care at Home, we have dedicated ourselves to helping you shoulder the load. We can do anything from acti…Read More

  7. Is It Time to Consider Home Care? Part 1

    As loved ones get older, hard decisions become inevitable. If you're starting to wonder if a parent needs help to get through the day, you aren't alone. Many families are trying to find the best options for supporting beloved parents during a difficult time of life. They don't want to jump to an assisted living facility, and it may not be time for a nursing home yet. That's why All Care at Home ex…Read More

  8. Communicating Despite Dementia – Part 5

    Getting old is rough - there are many physical ailments that crop up. However, some of the worst ailments happen in the brain. When a loved one develops dementia, it gets harder and harder to stay connected. Additionally, watching someone you love disappear into themselves is extremely painful. The good news is, there are many things you can do to have great conversations with a person with dement…Read More

  9. Communicating Despite Dementia – Part 4

    Dementia is a very upsetting disease, because it seems like a destructive force that cannot be stopped. Watching someone you love change into someone you don't know is incredibly painful. It also makes living day-to-day difficult and sometimes impossible, especially if you are a primary caretaker. Being willing to reach out for help is essential, and at All Care at Home, we are ready to provide th…Read More

  10. Communicating Despite Dementia – Part 3

    If you care for your parents or another elderly person, you may notice them becoming less and less the people you know and love. Not only is this painful, it can be dangerous. At All Care at Home, we deal with dementia on a daily basis, and we have learned that it doesn't have to ruin relationships. In fact, it is totally possible to maintain a treasured relationship despite dementia. Our tips can…Read More