senior care

A Few Things Seniors Wished Their Adult Children Knew

As people age, others tend to believe that they slow down and revert to the innocence of childhood and are somehow less cognitively aware. The general population tends to regard the elderly the same way they regard toddlers or young children — simplifying conversations, speaking slowly, and modifying activities to be more appropriate. However, it’s… read more

A Discussion of Elder Abuse

The terrifying facts are that one in 10 American seniors, or approximately 10%, have suffered some form of elder abuse. Each year 5.9 million cases of elder abuse are reported in the United States, and authorities estimate that only about one in 24 cases is reported and investigated. There are many reasons why and various… read more

5 Barriers to Communicating With the Elderly

When it comes to communicating with the elderly, many people find themselves avoiding it, unless they have to. Caretakers and family members tend to dismiss the elderly as less significant in the conversation as they age and strangers rarely engage with the elderly at all. Think about the last encounter you had with a senior,… read more

Life Lessons We’ve Learned From Our Seniors

At Angels on Call Homecare, we spend our days delivering high-quality in-home care. For our companions, home health nurses, and other in-home professionals, a great deal of our time is spent caring for New York’s thriving elderly population. We provide companion care, respite care, and transitional care, so our patients are in every stage of… read more