Through our blogs, we are going to be sharing the stories of our clients in the Rochester, New York, community. There are many challenges to face with aging parents and grandparents but every challenge has a solution. We would love to help you find your solutions.

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Providing Emotional Support: How We Support Family Caregivers and Their Aging Loved Ones in Monroe County, New York

The emotional support provided by care managers is invaluable for family caregivers and their aging loved ones. From offering a listening ear and validation to providing practical strategies and specialized guidance about ways to manage emotions, we play a crucial role in alleviating emotional distress and enhancing the caregiving experience. If you’re a family caregiver feeling overwhelmed by the emotional demands of caregiving, don’t hesitate to reach out to us for support. Remember, you don’t have to navigate this journey alone, and help is available to support you every step of the way.

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Aging in Monroe County, New York: Lily & Gammy: Life Changes and it Affects the Whole Family

Aging in Monroe County, New York: Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is just one diagnosis that affects new people every day and families struggle, unsure about how they should proceed when they receive a new diagnosis. The beauty of talking with us as soon as you receive a diagnosis is that we can guide you every step of the way and make sure that all aspects of care are properly managed.

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Supporting Family Caregivers of Aging Parents or Grandparents in Monroe County, NY

In 2024, supporting family caregivers of aging parents or grandparents has become more crucial than ever. As the Baby Boomer generation continues to age, the responsibility of care increasingly falls on family members, a trend that presents both challenges and opportunities for families to understand options and make decisions about quality care in Monroe County, New York.

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Thomas Loves to Learn – Learns About Modern Artists Over 70

Discover Creative Possibilities as You Age with Seniors Choice Care

Are you tired of retirement feeling like an endless cycle of the same mundane activities? At Seniors Choice Care, we help our seniors remain creative and engaged even through retirement. We assist in connecting each person to community courses, art appreciation classes, and more.

From Thomas’s story, it’s evident that creative pursuits can become part of a fulfilling retirement. Let us help you discover a range of options and activities to explore your creative side.

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Avoiding Loneliness in the Summer

Loneliness and isolation, particularly in the summer, can take a toll on the elderly person’s morale and mental health. When we meet them for regular check-ins, either in-person visits or video check-ins, we provide a sense of companionship, provide emotional support, and ensure their well-being. We also update involved family members every step of the way.

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Laurie Miraglia, RN, CCM: Making a Difference for Over 20 Years

How are you able to help clients facing complex medical issues? “I utilize my skills and experience as a nurse to help families navigate the complex medical system. I know how to review records, navigate insurance, manage appointments (both scheduling and accompanying), and work as a liaison with medical and mental health practitioners, making sure everyone is informed and communication is thorough. Additionally, I make home visits, check on follow-up care after leaving hospital care, coordinate in-home care aides, and help with transportation needs.”

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Getting Care Relieves Stress

Mabel had always been a very independent woman, but as she got older her health began to decline. She was determined to stay in her own home and take care of herself, but it was becoming increasingly difficult for her to do so. So when her daughter suggested hiring a care manager, Mabel was hesitant but gave it a try.

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Healthy Food Options and Strategies

Eating right can help combat a range of age-related health risks like heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. It’s important for seniors to take control of their health and make informed decisions about the nutrition needed to stay healthy while aging.

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The Heart Attack

When an elderly loved one suffers a heart attack, it’s can be difficult to know what to do next. Recovering from a heart attack is different for everyone, and it can take weeks or months to return to normal. Learn how we worked with Frank and his family to bounce back after his incident.

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