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Following the success of last year’s educational workshops for families of people living with Alzheimer’s disease, Home Instead Senior Care has announced a free workshop to be held in Ballinasloe next week.
A new free guide book for senior citizens has been hailed by a HSE manager as a “valuable resource” for older people, their families, friends and carers.
With an increase of eight per cent in robberies throughout the country and recent assaults against the elderly, Home Instead Senior Care in Galway is encouraging older people to stay safe and make their home more secure.
A recent survey of family caregivers on caregiverstress.com revealed that more than half of the respondents (51 per cent) said their ageing relative resisted care. These seniors often object to help whether it is from their own children or a professional caregiver who tries to come into their homes to assist.
Home Instead Senior Care has launched a campaign called the 40-70 Rule which is designed to help adult children and senior parents address difficult issues with each other such as driving, finances, independence, end-of-life issues, and even romance.
As May gets in to full swing and the annual month-long Bealtaine Festival begins its celebrations for those of older age, a number of issues of concern to older people are also being highlighted. Firstly, as the number of older people in Ireland continues to rise with people living longer than ever, health and financial issues are more to the fore than ever. Sadly, according to one provider of Senior Care in Mayo, evidence is mounting that older adults are having to cut everyday expenses to cope with the economic downturn, which means that their quality of life and enjoyment of the twilight period in their lives is being affected. Recent research has revealed that 59 per cent of people aged 65 and older find it more difficult to pay for essential items such as food, gas and medicine.
More than three out of four family carers say their ageing loved one’s needs are “overwhelming”, according to a new study, just published.
The first memory walk for older people will take place between 11am and 2pm in Terryland Forest Park on Sunday September 28.
Home Instead Senior Care Franchising, which has an independently owned office in Galway, was recently announced as the Small Firms Association Outstanding Small Business of the Year. An Taoiseach, Brian Cowen, TD, presented the award at a ceremony in the Mansion House in Dublin to Colman and Heather Gately, owners of Home Instead Senior Care in Galway.
An organisation which provides care for older people in Galway has produced a handbook which provides advice on coping with issues which may arise for families caring for older parents at home.