Archive for the ‘Senior Care’ Category

You Are Never Too Old To Party

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Yesterday, a Sun City resident shared with our caregiver that he missed playing games with his friends.  This caregiver, whose birthday is today, decided to celebrate by bringing an apricot peach tart and a game of checkers.  Filling a void with happiness made this birthday special for the caregiver, the client and the client’s spouse.  […]

Help Family With Respite Care

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Do you remember hearing the phase “Put the oxygen mask on yourself first”? This rule applies to more than just airplanes. If you are a family caregiver and feeling overwhelmed, then you could be inadvertently providing sub-optimal for your loved one. Some studies have shown that family stress and depression increase the likelihood of a loved one being readmitted to the hospital. The respite care, provided by Adultcare Assistance Caregivers, is designed to release this family tension. Some family members prefer to have a few hours each day to themselves while other enjoy have a few uninterrupted nights of sleep each week. So, if you are taking in the deep breathe of frustration, please remember to “Put the oxygen mask on yourself first!”

Krystal Wilkinson, Certified Senior Advisor

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A Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) has knowledge about aging and important health, social and financial issues that affect the majority of seniors.  A CSA has demonstrated expertise in a professional discipline serving seniors and has chosen to supplement their professional knowledge with the CSA education. All candidates for the CSA designation must meet eligibility requirements […]

Sun City Community Supports Shred-A-Thon

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Surrounded by hundreds of cars, the Sheriff’s Posse of Sun City hosted a Shred-A-Thon on Saturday.  This event served both to protect our local community from identity theft and raise funds for Sheriff’s Posse.  Adultcare Assistance Homecare provided 100% sponsorship for the Shred-A-Thon allowing 100% of today’s donations to go directly to the Posse.  Roberta […]

Saying “Thank You” to Mothers

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Today, the families of Adultcare Assistance Homecare touched the hearts of our local senior Moms.  Both Penny’s daughters and Thomas’s granddaughter enjoyed their Mother’s Day Weekend handing out hundreds of roses to our local seniors.  One of the grandmothers said, ”What you are doing here is amazing. Look at all these ladies smiling. Thank you […]

Certified Senior Advisor – Penny Karle

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Certified Senior Advisors are assessed on their understanding of important aspects of aging including social, health, financial, legal, government assistance and communication. Penny provides FREE guidance counseling to seniors and their families.  She will inform families of the services that are provided by Adultcare Assistance Homecare.  Using her experience and education, Penny is qualified to […]

Caregivers Receive CPR and AED Certification

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Mary Dickinson, Sun City Fire Department, provides certified CPR training to the caregivers at Adultcare Assistance Homecare.  This certification includes reviewing  the signs and symptoms of sudden cardiac arrest and stroke because of the importance of early detection.  As the standards of care in emergency situations continue to be updated, it is important that CPR […]

Active Adult 50+ Program Award

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Receiving the 2012 Active Adult 50+ Program Award from the State of Arizona, Parks and Recreation for the 2012 Surprise Senior Idol Contest.  This is the seventh year of the Surprise Senior Idol Contest.  Adultcare Assistance was recognized as the community sponsor of this event.

Adultcare Assistance Funds Golf Cart Safety

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November 12, 2012 – Sun City, Arizona  “SAFETY While Traveling in Our Retirement Community” has been a passion for Adultcare Assistance owner Krystal Wilkinson since her grandfather lost his life in a golf cart accident.  Today, Krystal was recognized along with SCW Commander Joe McArdle for their support of this safety brochure during the SCW […]

Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Training

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Congratulations to the Adultcare Assistance Caregivers for completing this course on Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia.  Norma Hamilton, MSW, who taught the course provided tips on improving communication to reduce the perceptions of combativeness a person with Alzheimer’s Disease may feel. Caregiver training is the foundation of the Adultcare Assistance Homecare Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Program.

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