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By Lee Nyberg, 9:44 pm on October 13, 2020

While there are several ways to calm down a senior with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia, there are methods that are more effective than others. It is essential to know the best way to help a senior with these diseases to calm down so that you can learn what’s wrong and find a solution to help them. The main goal in this situation is de-escalation to achieve calm. Below, we’re sharing…

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By Lee Nyberg, 9:34 am on August 14, 2020

Vote for Home Care Assistance of Lincoln for “Which Home Care Provider has the Best Care” Voting runs August 15 – August 30 We need your help! Home Care Assistance of Lincoln is in the running for a Best of Lincoln award for best home care provider. Vote for our team of dedicated home care professionals for this local award.

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By Lee Nyberg, 7:23 am on July 31, 2020

CHI Health at Home have partnered with Home Care Assistance in homes to support families with their skilled needs, while Home Care Assistance helped with non skilled cares. Working well together and successfully, using care plans for each patient that coordinates cares for disease management and monitoring. Making sure patients are doing well and preventing any re-hospitalizations. Very easy to work with – well trained staff, fast and responsive referral…

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By Lee Nyberg, 7:22 am on July 31, 2020

I have been with HCA for a few years now and they are very good at what they do. they listen to both the client and care provider which is a nice change from previous experiences I have had with other companies. I love how they do their best to match care providers that fit my personality!

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By Lee Nyberg, 7:21 am on July 31, 2020

I have been a client of HCA for quite some time, and I have found it to be very refreshing, uplifting, and very capable of fulfilling my needs emotionally, socially, helpfully and with a concrete healthy capability of support. My caregivers challenge my mind when I am depressed, upset, and a little out of sorts to help me become more sensitive and uplifted in manner. They take care of my…

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By Lee Nyberg, 7:20 am on July 31, 2020

I have had caregivers from HCA since February of 2016. In August of that year, I was able to get down to just daytime help. My helper has been with me ever since. 4 years she’s been here. If it wasn’t for them working on finding good caregivers that were a good fit for me I wouldn’t have had the same caregiver for the last 4 years. Well she’s my…

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10 healthy snacks for adults in senior care in Lincoln, NE
10 healthy snacks for adults in senior care in Lincoln, NE
By Lee Nyberg, 2:17 pm on December 19, 2018

Our aging loved ones in senior care may require special attention to nutritional care, too. Human bodies are at their best when fueled with an abundance of fresh vegetables and fruits, high-quality proteins, legumes, nuts, and seeds. That’s when we feel the best because essential vitamins and minerals are absorbed from our foods. Processed foods have low nutritional value and should only be eaten occasionally. Long-term illnesses are prevalent in…

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5 Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
5 Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
By Lee Nyberg, 12:58 pm on December 12, 2018

What are normal memory lapses vs. early signs of Alzheimer’s disease? If you’re searching for misplaced car keys every so often, don’t worry. If you forget someone’s name shortly after being introduced, don’t worry. These are normal memory lapses of people with normal brain health. The greater concerns are problems that can affect someone’s life in a bigger way, like routinely forgetting appointments or getting lost while driving in a…

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How to Stop Seniors with Dementia from Wandering in Lincoln, NE
How to Stop Seniors with Dementia from Wandering in Lincoln, NE
By Lee Nyberg, 9:00 am on July 26, 2018

Seniors with dementia exhibit many unusual behaviors, and one particularly difficult tendency is wandering. Many seniors start walking off in a random direction without their caregivers being aware of it, which can be quite dangerous. The following tips can keep a senior from wandering around after developing dementia. Put Door Locks in Hard-to-Reach Places When you are at home with your loved one, always have the doors locked to prevent…

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Common Mistakes Caregivers Should Avoid in Lincoln, NE
Common Mistakes Caregivers Should Avoid in Lincoln, NE
By Lee Nyberg, 9:00 am on July 12, 2018

The responsibilities of caring for an aging parent can be difficult for many caregivers, causing them to make mental and physical mistakes. It’s important for caregivers to learn as much about their new role as possible and ask medical providers for tips going forward. Here are some common mistakes to avoid when caring for your senior loved one. 1. Refusing to Ask for Help You are not expected to do…

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