Posts Tagged: Caregiver in The Heights TX

The Four W’s of Senior Centers

If you have aging loved ones or find yourself entering your senior years, then we are sure you have heard about Senior Centers. You might even imagine a sad and depressing image when you think about one. New Frontier Home Care is here to change your perception. Senior Centers are an amazing resource for activities, information and a sense of community for older adults. Find out the "Who? What? Where? And Why?" below: Who Can You Find at Senior Centers? Approximately 70% ... Read more

Why Choose New Frontier Home Care?

If you are in the market looking for in-home senior care, by now we are certain you are overwhelmed with the variety of home care agencies stating they are the best and offer the best care givers. Or maybe they rant and rave about how their agency has the best price around town. So which agency do you choose? Do you go with the agency who has the best prices? Or do you choose the agency who, once they get you ... Read more

What are Home Care Services?

In-home senior care is not new to America, but not a lot of Americans fully understand and know what it is or the benefits it can bring to a family. Home care is set to explode in the years to come due to the rapid growth of baby boomers and the trend to age in the comfort of your own home. Light House Keeping As your loved ones continue to age, daily cleaning activities that they once did gracefully such as sweeping, mopping, ... Read more

Is It Time For In-Home Senior Care?

Do you have senior citizen parents or loved ones that live at home by themselves, but you truly know in your heart that they need extra support at home? Like most Americans that have senior citizens family members, this may be a thought that has run across your mind. Whether it was due to you witnessing them struggle during activities that they once did gracefully, like cooking dinner, cleaning, etc., or it was brought to your attention when an accident or ... Read more

Signs Mom and Dad Need Help at Home

At some point, your elderly mother and/or father will need a helping hand around the house if they wish to continue to age peacefully and safely in the comfort of their own home. A great majority will need an extra hand around the house, but will resist the idea of someone coming into their home to help. In fact, there is only a small percentage of elderly people who accept the fact that they need help to continue to safely live ... Read more

Staff Spotlight : Pamela Soileau, R.N.

New Frontier Home Care would like to take a moment to shine the spotlight on our staff Registered Nurse, Pamela Soileau. While having an RN on staff is not a requirement for a non-medical home care agency like New Frontier, bringing Pam onto our team has made an amazing impact on our care plan development for our clients and the level of training we are able to provide our caregivers. She is an irreplaceable asset for New Frontier and has so ... Read more

What is a Caregiver?

Caregivers have many roles and these roles can evolve as the patient’s needs change during a care period. Caregivers serve as home health aides and companions. They may help feed, dress and bathe the patient. Caregivers arrange schedules, manage activities of daily living and provide transportation. A caregiver can have a huge influence – both positive and negative – on how a patient deals with their situation. Their encouragement can help the patient stick with a demanding treatment plan and take other steps ... Read more

Home Care Agency vs. Private Caregiver

If you have come to the realization that your loved one needs some extra care due to aging, physical or mental handicaps or even loneliness and they want to stay in their home, hiring a caregiver will be necessary. One of the most common questions we get at New Frontier Home Care is, "Why should I hire your agency instead of a family friend or private caregiver?". Just like all services, there can be pros and cons to both. In the ... Read more

Staying Active with Alzheimer’s

If you have ever known someone with Alzheimer's or dementia, you know that there are many different stages of these diseases they experience. The most important thing you can do with a loved one who is going through this is to look at what they can do instead of what they cannot. Providing quality of live at each stage of the disease through music and exercise is one of the best things you can do.   You may have heard the saying, "If ... Read more

Home for the Holidays

With Christmas right around the corner, many families are planning to get together with loved ones they may have not seen all year. While the holidays can be a joyous time, those with aging parents are sometimes hit with the harsh reality that mom and/or dad aren't doing quite as well as they implied during weekly calls home. The house is a mess; the fridge is empty or filled with expired items; prescriptions have not been refilled. Maybe mom looks like ... Read more
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