Summer Travel Plans for Seniors

Making Summer Travel Plans for Seniors

Taking a successful vacation when you are a caregiver requires planning and coordination. Here are some things to consider when planning your time away from home. Vacationing With Your Loved One Is the destination accessible for my loved one’s abilities? Are doorways wide enough for a wheelchair or walker? Will the bathroom accommodate your routine? […]

Normal vs. Not Normal Aging

Normal vs. Not Normal Aging

As a person ages either they, or those close to them, begin to notice some changes in their memory. This class will delve into the changes that occur naturally in the brain and are expected versus changes that are out of the ordinary and may need to be addressed by a physician. Join us as […]

Prime Living Aiken Standard

Prime Living Aiken Standard

Prime Living Aiken Standard September 2021 Kara Flanders Director of Business Development DayBreak Adult Care Services Do you have a White Card, or do you think you might be eligible for one? My job as the Business Development Director of DayBreak Adult Care Services is to assist families with the process which can be arduous […]

Hope for the Holidays

Hope for the Holidays

Caregivers are stretched to the max most of the year, but the stress can take on an entirely different meaning during the holiday season. Expectations and Traditions First and foremost, caregivers must be realistic. Our culture tends to paint a perfect holiday picture of families gathered around a fireplace, drinking eggnog, and laughing happily. That […]

Hyperthermia

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 […]

Safe and Avoid Scams

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: […]

Older Man Having Eye Examination

The importance of eye exams

The importance of an eye exam for seniors should be stressed year-round. If you are a caregiver for an elderly loved one, make sure an eye exam is part of his or her regular medical regimen. Adults aged 55 to 64 need a complete general eye exam every one to three years. Adults 65 and […]

Eyeing the Storm

Eyeing the Storm

Finding Clarity in Turbulent Times – Learn how to stay focused and hopeful when confronting life’s unexpected challenges. Whether you live along the eastern or southern coasts of the United States, along the Gulf, or whether you’re hundreds of miles away and witnessing nature’s fury from a safe distance, there are lessons all of us […]

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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 […]

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Seniors, Dementia & Smartphones

Seniors, Dementia and Smartphones: How Some Apps Can Help with Dementia Patients At Daybreak Adult Care Services, we often get asked how to help seniors with dementia. There are many activities for seniors with dementia, but smartphones provide lots of opportunities to entertain and add to the quality of life for seniors with dementia. Here […]