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Falls Prevention for Seniors

Each year, millions of older people, those 65 and older, have falls. In fact, more than one out of four older people fall each year. Falling once doubles your chances of falling again. It is important to look at the reasons falls occur because many falls can be prevented. There are three risk factors that […]

Transitioning Home from a Hospital or Nursing Facility

Have you ever have brought a family member home and felt unprepared to care for them? Did you arrive home only to realize that you didn’t have supplies, medications, equipment, or skills to properly care for your loved ones? You are not alone. Here is the Blue Water Homecare “Home Ready Checklist” to help transition […]

The Caregiver Crisis Has Landed

A 2019 Forbes Magazine article outlined the caregiver crisis. Writer Robert Mauterstock reported that “more than two-thirds (68 percent) of Americans believe they will be able to rely on their loved ones to meet their long term care needs when they require help.” Unfortunately, this belief is mostly unrealistic in today’s busy culture. Families are […]