Positive Approach to Care (Part 1 of a 2-part series)

To constantly maintain the professional high standards of staff, we sent two of our employees to be certified by Teepa Snow to facilitate teaching the Positive Approach to Care for people living with dementia. For many people living with dementia, their first primary caregiver or care partner is their spouse. For many reasons this is […]

Hyperthermia:  Too Hot For Your Health

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) tells us that during the summer, it is important for everyone, especially older adults and people with chronic medical conditions, to be aware of the dangers of hyperthermia. Hyperthermia is an abnormally high body temperature caused by a failure of the heat-regulating mechanisms in the body to deal with […]

Seniors and the Internet: Be Safe and Avoid Scams

Internet security should be on the minds of anyone who goes online, especially seniors. Many scams target older, less-tech-savvy users. DayBreak Adult Care Services offers the following tips to help to avoid online scams targeting seniors. Protect your computer The first step toward internet security is to protect your computer. Be sure to install: Firewall: […]

What happens when there is no one to take care of you?

The unfortunate reality is that many people are reaching their senior years and facing declining health with no children or immediate relatives to help. This leaves many people with no choice but to give up their homes and move into an assisted-living facility. Many such facilities are great places, but let’s face it, there’s no […]

In-home care is essential for aging Baby Boomers

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, life expectancy in the United States is increasing as birth rates decline. Within the next 10 years, there will be more Baby Boomers alive than babies, marking the first time in human history that the oldest generation has more people than the youngest. To put it into perspective, Baby […]

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Seniors & Seasonal Allergies

How to help with seasonal allergies and limited exposure for the elderly At DayBreak Adult Care Services, our goal is to improve the quality of life for our clients by providing compassionate, dependable and reliable assistance, especially through in-home care. We take senior citizen health seriously, which is why we help our clients deal with […]

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Senior Citizens & The Corona Virus

How to help reduce senior citizens’ exposure to corona virus According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions, such as heart or lung disease or diabetes, are at higher risk for developing more serious corona virus symptoms. Our goal at DayBreak Adult Care is […]