Do You Suspect Hearing Loss in Your Elderly Relative?

Home Care in Deerfield IL: Hearing Loss

Most people never think much about their hearing until something happens to it. That includes aging adults dealing with hearing loss. As one of the more common conditions in old age, elderly adults have a lot of treatment options once the condition is diagnosed. However, too many seniors delay seeing a doctor about their hearing…

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Five Senior Skin Care Tips for Cold Weather

Home Care in Deerfield IL: Cold Weather Skin Care Tips

Winter weather gives your senior’s skin a tough time. These ideas can help you to keep her skin soft and smooth without overwhelming it with heavy lotions she might not need. Consider a Humidifier. Winter skin is often dry and irritated, so you have to add moisture back to it. One reason for this, besides…

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Four Reasons You Need to Manage Your Own Chronic Pain

Home Care in Deerfield IL: Managing Chronic Pain as a Caregiver

Caregivers are notorious for ignoring their own health issues in favor of taking care of their family members. But some issues, like chronic pain, just can’t be ignored for very long at all. It may be time for you to find a better way to deal with your chronic pain so that you can take…

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FAQs About Senior Dance Classes

Home Care in Deerfield IL: Senior Dance Classes

As they grow older, many elderly adults become much less active. Age-related health issues such as illness, injury, disease, and the overall aging process can prevent them from engaging in exercise like they should. In many cases, their motivation to exercise is low or they must depend on family caregivers and elderly care providers for…

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How Can You Help a Parent With Alzheimer’s Sleep Through the Night?

Home Care in Deerfield IL: Alzheimer's and Sleep Problems

One of the scariest situations with Alzheimer’s is wandering. Even with constant monitoring, a senior can slip out unnoticed while you take a phone call, go to the bathroom, or sleep at night. Nighttime is an issue in itself. Your body needs sleep. You don’t wake up. On the other hand, your parent sleeps sporadically…

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Employee of the Month

Employee of the Month: Our employee of the month is Mary Ross. Mary has been with Companion Services of America since 2008, starting as a certified nursing assistant.

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Common Sleep Problems for the Elderly

Home Care in Deerfield IL: Sleeping problems are a common occurrence among older adults. While some may find it difficult to rest, others may become more fatigued during the day and wide awake at night.

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