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Senior on Floor

How To Prevent An Elderly Loved One From Falling

Does your elderly loved one live alone without 24-hour care and monitoring? Perhaps they suffer from cognitive impairment, such as Alzheimer’s disease or aphasia. As their children and caretakers, we always bear one terrible thought in the back of our minds: that dreadful call from the emergency room informing us they have slipped and fallen. …

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At Home Care of Louisiana is Featured in CHOICES Senior Living & Care Magazine

From the very start, At Home Care of Louisiana’s mission has been larger than simply providing seniors with professional home care services. Rather, we have always envisioned a better future for our beloved seniors – one with prolonged longevity and the tools to thrive well into their golden years. We continuously advance this effort by …

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Storm

Helping Your Loved One Prepare for Hurricane Season in Louisiana

Well, it’s about that time, folks!  The relentless heat has lingered around long enough that the Gulf water temperatures are now somewhere between that of a bathtub and a hot tub, creating a breeding pool for hurricanes.  Like a lion stalking its prey, the local meteorologists are just waiting to pounce on the next system …

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Home Care

Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) 101

Does your elderly loved one have trouble getting in and out of bed? Perhaps bending over to get the laundry isn’t as easy as it used to be. These everyday tasks are known as activities of daily living and are of great importance when evaluating someone’s independence. Below is an in-depth look at activities of …

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Grandparents and Grandchildren

How to Spend Time With Grandparents During the Holiday Season

It’s important to spend as much time with our grandparents as possible. Unfortunately, life can get in the way, and we fail to prioritize them. Below are several tips from our staff here at At Home Care of Louisiana on making this the perfect holiday season for grandma and grandpa. We hope this inspires you …

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Alzheimer's Disease

Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

We can never prepare ourselves for the changes that take place when we learn a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia.  The emotional and physical demands that come with being a caregiver can be unexpected and overwhelming.  Watching a loved one live with dementia and learning how to navigate the day to …

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