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Recognizing Heart Disease in Seniors

Heart disease is a term used for a variety of conditions that impact the heart. These include conditions of the blood vessels, arrhythmias, and even congenital defects. Whatever the kind of heart disease an older adult has, it’s important that it be taken seriously. Understanding the symptoms caused by the kind of heart disease they have can help you to know when they need medical attention. Below...
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How Elderly Care Can Help Prevent Falls

Falling is a common problem for older adults. According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the number one cause of death due to injury and non-fatal injuries in people aged 65 and older. Seniors who fall may suffer broken bones, head injuries, or even become disabled due to injury. Because of the prevalence and danger of falls, it’s important that older adults take steps to reduce their r...
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What Does the Term “Aging in Place’ Mean?

“Aging in place” is rapidly becoming a popular term in gerontology. With the increased aging of the population,  aging in place has been introduced as a way for seniors to have more freedom and independence while being members of their communities. In the article, “What Does the Term ‘Aging in Place’ Mean?” from SeniorMatters.com, we’ll explore the topic of aging in place....
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5 Fun, No-Fail Activities for People with Dementia

image.png 132 KB View full-size Download Everyday activities can become difficult for older adults with Alzheimer’s or dementia. That’s why failure free activities are so important- they always come out right no matter what! To keep your older adult feeling good, here are 5 simple activities from the article, “10 Fun, No-Fail Activities for People with Dementia,” that have no ri...
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Gearing Up for Summer Heat: Steps to Take Now – JANCARE Private Health Services, Inc.

The summer can be a joyful time of spending moments with our grandchildren, going on a luxurious vacation, or tending to our beautiful gardens at home. It can also be a dangerous time for seniors if the proper precautions aren’t taken. The following is taken from the Care.com article, “12 Summer Safety Tips for Seniors” by Gillian Kruse and lists several ways we can take steps to ensure we have a...
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Three Big Senior Fears And What You Can Do To Help

Jancare excels at providing specialized private home care to seniors thanks to the hard work and dedication from the nurses on our staff. While on the job, we've learned about many of the different fears that seniors have about their age. One of their most popular fears is not being able to live at home. However, with Jancare's services, we always make sure to see our clients in their own homes i...
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Four Affordable Activities for Seniors

At Jancare, we do everything we can to make sure that the seniors in our care remain happy and healthy. We do this by personalizing our nursing services for each of our clients, bonding with their families, and taking care of them in their own homes. This is what makes Jancare special and what helps us stand out from others, as shown by the strong testimonials written by our clients every month. ...
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January Testimonials

Welcome to Jancare's January testimonial post! We often receive testimonials from our clients, thanking us for the excellent nursing services we provide to their loved ones. Not only is this something that makes our nurses feel happy, it also spreads the word about our services to those that also may need our help. Thank you to everyone that has helped write a testimonial for us at Jancare so far...
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Five Activities for Seniors During the Holidays

Happy holidays from everyone at Jancare! This is a great time of year for seniors to spend quality time with their families. We help make this happen by bringing our nursing services directly to our clients in the comfort of their own homes, ensuring they're always surrounded by the people that love them during this holiday season! Photo from Daily Caring What are the best things to do arou...
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Avoid These Three Scams Targeting Seniors

Not only do we care for the health of our seniors at Jancare, we also care about their safety! There are a lot of scams that specifically target seniors that are extremely dangerous. This tends to happen because scammers think that seniors have a lot of money sitting in their accounts and can be easily manipulated. However, when armed with the knowledge of how these scams work, they can easily be...
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