Entries by Riveroaks Homecare

Helping your senior loved one use technology

Have you ever sat in the cockpit of a plane? Or perhaps you can picture a movie scene of a pilot sitting in the chair, flicking on switches, turning knobs, preparing for take-off. As an outsider, someone who isn’t a pilot, your reaction to looking at the dashboard of a plane is probably something of […]

Elder Abuse and Neglect.

Elder abuse and neglect is very common in our society and around us, unfortunately due to the fact that little or no awareness is made about it to the public and our society in general, it makes it tough for us to see even when it’s happening close to home and around us. It shouldn’t be […]

Keeping Seniors Warm this Winter.

❄️ Colder temperatures can be dangerous for seniors. Always keep indoor temperatures warm and if going outside, dress in layers and cover all exposed skin in very cold temperatures. When venturing outside make sure you are outfitted with warm socks, gloves, a heavy coat, a hat and a scary. 🧣 A scarf does double duty–it will keep you […]

5 Must-Have Talks with Parents This Holiday.

Starting a conversation with an aging parent around long term care can be difficult. If you find yourself not knowing how to broach the subject with your parent, check out these tips to learn how to discuss things in a way that is sensitive and effective – at any time of the year. https://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/12-10-15-must-have-talks-with-parents-this-holiday/ A […]

Where to Find Home Health Services in Pennsylvania

As family members get older, it may become difficult for them to continue living entirely on their own. Health concerns, diminished mobility, and cognitive decline are all factors to consider when deciding when older family members need living assistance. Contrary to popular belief, there are options other than traditional nursing homes and assisted living facilities. […]

5 Specialty Home Health Services That Can Help Seniors

Most people know that it’s possible to get home health care services to help seniors with basic living assistance. As more Americans reach their golden years, home health care services are a popular way to keep older loved ones living at home instead of a managed care facility. However, many people have a limited view […]

Home Care Company that Cares

At River Oaks Home Care, we are dedicated to serving America’s seniors in a caring way, and helping to provide affordable home care services to clients. If you’re experienced in the home healthcare industry, you’ve probably seen some of the codes of conduct and mission statements that companies frequently advertise. When you see these, it’s […]

Benefits of Home Health Care

Time waits for no one; before we know it, we’re older and limited in our physical abilities. You can’t enjoy life the way you used to when you were younger. It can be a sobering reality for many people that eventually they’ll get older and depend on others to take care of them. If the […]

5 Advantages of Choosing In-Home Elder Care Services

As the life expectancy rate in America continues to grow, more and more families are facing issues related to caring for aging relatives. For a variety of reasons, there may come the point when it’s not feasible for a relative to take care of themselves. For many years, the only course of action for families […]