Senior Care in East Windsor NJ: Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis

One of the most common leg vein problems that elderly adults face is known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT). It happens when a blood clot forms deep inside the leg in one of the veins there. Many seniors run a higher risk than average for developing deep vein thrombosis due to age and certain lifestyle…

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Home Care in Monmouth Junction NJ: Causes of Balance Problems

There can be a variety of different reasons that your elderly family member might have trouble with her balance. If you can narrow down the causes, you might be able to correct the problem. Headaches and Migraines. Headaches and migraines can be so painful that they can affect your senior’s balance. If she has chronic…

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Elderly Care in Monroe NJ: Mental Stimulation

As a family caregiver you will need to make a wide variety of important decisions for your senior parent as they age in place. One of the most impactful is whether you should start home care for them. Having an in-home senior care services provider as an important element of your care routine with them…

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Caregiver in Millstone NJ: Taking a Break

Susan had been a caregiver for her aging mother for a little over a year when she realized she needed a break. Her daily routine involved getting up early in the morning to prepare lunches for her three children, then leaving for her mom’s house to help her get up and have breakfast before finally…

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Senior Care in West Windsor NJ: Alzheimer's and Impulse Control

One of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s isn’t one you spend as much time thinking about. Alzheimer’s brings images of forgetting a person’s name, where one lives, and the date/time. Alzheimer’s also affects impulse control and can lead to some difficult situations. What is Impulse Control? Impulse control is the ability to prevent yourself from doing…

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Independence Home Care Is Proud To “Give Back” To The Elms Of Cranbury

  Independence Home Care was proud to assist the residents of The Elms Of Cranbury with designing their own Valentine’s Day flower arrangements.  We were very happy to see the residents participate in this activity and find the joy in their own creations.  Everyone had a wonderful time and made some beautiful arrangements to bring…

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Elder Care in Hamilton NJ: Out of Bed Alarms

Your mom has Alzheimer’s and is starting to wander. Your dad has fallen several times while trying to get to the bathroom in the middle of the night. You’re having a hard time sleeping at night because you’re worried something will happen when you’re not there. If you are there, you worry that you’ll sleep…

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Home Care in Robbinsville NJ: Benefits of Pet Ownership

February is responsible pet owners month. As a family caregiver, this may be the ideal opportunity for you to consider introducing a new furry friend into your parents life so that they can reap the benefits that regular interaction with an animal can provide. Many studies have demonstrated that caring for an animal can provide…

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Independence Home Care Presents To Centrastate Medical Center In 2018

Independence Home Care presented our “Reducing Readmissions” Care Plan to the Care Coordination Team at Centrastate Medical Center in Freehold, New Jersey on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The attendees consisted of a total of 25 Social Workers, Nurses, & Case Managers who deal directly with the patients on a daily basis.  We provided breakfast and…

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from left, Dr Van Beveren, Jen Ennis-Marketing Director of CareOne At Hamilton, Terri Sajkowski-RN, Owner of Independence Home Care & Kelly Aylward-Community Liaison for Independence Home Care.

Independence Home Care is starting the year off on a positive note; we held our first monthly networking event at CareOne At Hamilton Assisted Living, which is a beautiful community.  There were 20 professionals in attendance from the senior healthcare field and everyone was very enthusiastic about our guest speaker, Dr. Van Beveren.  Dr. Van…

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