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We Provide Home Care For You Or Your Loved Ones.
Home care provides assistance to the elderly with illness, chronic conditions or because their current providers or spouse need additional assistance.

What Should Senior Care Providers Include in Hospital Bags?

January 11th, 2019|

Homecare in Novi MI: Many aging adults with physical limitations, medical health issues and chronic illness rely on a senior care provider.

What Aids Can You Parent Use to Help When Living with Low Vision?

April 5th, 2018|

Elder Care in Farmington MI: The loss of vision can be very difficult for an elderly adult. Whether it is caused by age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, or another factor, experiencing low vision can dramatically impact your parent's function, daily life, and even quality of life.

Food Safety – How Do You Avoid Listeria, E. Coli, and Salmonella?

March 22nd, 2018|

It seems that every week there's another recall on foods contaminated with E coli, listeria, or salmonella. Some of the recent recalls have included frozen meatballs and dozens of brands of frozen fruits and vegetables for listeria.

Prevent Senior Depression with In-Home Care Services

March 21st, 2017|

In-home care through Alliance Senior Care provides your elderly loved ones with companionship, an important element in combatting depression. It is becoming more and more evident that for many senior citizens, what was intended to be their golden years is turning out to be a time of struggling with isolation and depression. Home care service providers and family [...]

Manage Medication Compliance with Alliance Senior Care

February 22nd, 2017|

Home care services help to ensure that patients are taking the proper medications in the proper doses at the proper times. According to a study done by the New England Healthcare Institute, about one-tenth of hospital admissions and one-quarter of elderly care home admissions are the result of incorrect adherence to medication. The number of medications being prescribed [...]

Hydration and the Elderly

April 10th, 2015|

Boy, just another thing we have to worry about as we get older…our body water content decreases, which puts us at risk for dehydration, and the consequences of this become far more serious. My hospital friends at St Joseph’s Mercy near Bloomfield Hills shared with me that dehydration has been associated with increased mortality rates among hospitalized older [...]

Stress, depression and the holidays: 10 tips for coping in the Detroit Metro area!

December 6th, 2010|

Stress and depression can ruin your holidays and hurt your health. Being realistic, planning ahead and seeking support can help ward off stress and depression. The holiday season, which begins for most Americans with Thanksgiving and continues through New Year’s Day, often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And it’s no wonder. In an effort to pull [...]

Making Spirits Bright for the whole family this Holiday Season!

November 8th, 2010|

In the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it’s hard to forget the festive season isn’t just about the kids, the big dinner, the tree and the parties. Our older parents, grandparents and relatives are often the loneliest at this time of year, but there are things we can do to make sure they feel loved and included. [...]

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