What Can You Do with Respite Time? 

Very often caregivers avoid respite as much as they can because the idea is uncomfortable or they don’t know what to do. If that’s the case for you, you need to know that having elderly care providers able to take over for you makes respite one of the easiest options you can use. All you need to do now is decide what type of plans you want to make. Whatever Helps You to Relax  Once upon a time, you knew what activities you enjoyed that ... Read more

What Kinds of Vehicle Technology Might Make Driving Easier for Your Aging Adult?

Driving safely could mean that your elderly family member embraces some of the new types of technology that are available in vehicles. Here are just a few of the ones that might interest her the most. Voice-activated Controls Systems that operate with voice commands, such as radios or cruise control, can help your elderly family member to keep her eyes on the road and her hands on the wheel. Both of those can keep her far safer while driving than if she were ... Read more

Employees Hope to Win the Lottery at Central Star Home Health Care

Elderly Care in Mansfield OH Would you love to win the lottery?  Well one lucky employee of Central Star Home Health Care can win just for being an employee.  Beginning this week all employees will be entered into a drawing for a lottery tree to be given away at the Holiday Party in December.  The tree contains over $100 in Ohio lottery tickets and the employees cannot wait to hear if their name is the lucky one. As a thank you to recognize ... Read more

What You Should Know About the Flu and Your Aging Parent 

Elderly Care in Mansfield OH The fall is here and that means that if you are like many family caregivers, you are thinking about the cold and flu season. This is a time when your elderly parent is extremely vulnerable to illness and infection, putting them at serious risk of dangerous health complications. Since elderly adults have a less effective immune system than younger adults, an infection or illness that might seem minor to a younger adult can develop into something very ... Read more

Elderly Care Outings: Stimulating Your Senior’s Mind at an Art Museum

Elderly Care in Mansfield OH Stimulating your senior's mind as a regular part of your elderly care efforts with him is an important part of keeping his cognitive functioning and memory skills sharp, and his mental and emotional health high. Together these help to ensure a more active, involved, and enjoyable quality of life throughout his later years. Planning regular outings with him is a fantastic way to support this efforts, and while there are virtually endless options when it comes to ... Read more