The Wiser Home Care Services Blog

Here, we provide a fresh look at current caregiving issues as well as share caregiving tips from our own personal experiences.

Moving an elderly loved one from their home to a care facility can be stressful. Wiser Home Care Services provides 10 ways to ease the stress of moving.

Wiser Home Care’s Tips to Ease the Stress of Moving

Taking care of an elderly loved one can easily and quickly become very stressful, especially if the loved one suffers from a debilitating disease such as Alzheimer’s. Often there comes a point when it...

While salt may add flavor to food, it can also take years off your life. Wiser Home Care's blog explores several ways to reduce salt in your diet.

Salt: The Silent Killer

Did you know that adults are supposed to eat no more than 2300 milligrams (about 1 tsp) of salt a day? In fact, people with high blood pressure, diabetes or over 50 should limit it to 1500 milligrams....

10 Tips for Moving Someone Affected with Dementia

10 Tips for Moving Someone Affected with Dementia

If your loved one with dementia is moving from home into a senior living community, the following tips will help you to make the move successful! Involve your elder as much as is reasonable and comfo...

Eating Well: How to Choose Nutrient Dense Food

To eat well, it’s best to choose a mix of nutrient- dense foods every day. Nutrient-dense foods are foods that have a lot of nutrients but relatively few calories. What should I eat? Plan meals ...

Parkinson’s Care: Celebrating the Small Victories

Parkinson’s Care: Celebrating the Small Victories

Though there are many aspects and challenges for a client with Parkinson’s I wanted to focus on the day-to-day in this blog post. The unknowns of the day-to-day caregiving are probably the most stress...

Wiser Home Care Presents the FD Cares Assistance Program

Wiser Home Care Presents the FD Cares Assistance Program

.The FD CARES program is an evolving and growing community assistance program. The program is based on solving issues for people before an emergency takes place. Their mission is to “professiona...

Wiser Home Care Participates in the 2014 Pierce County Alzheimer’s Event

Wiser Home Care Participates in the 2014 Pierce County Alzheimer’s Event

Wiser Home Care was proud to be a part of the Pierce County Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference on September 25, 2014. We were able to meet a number of family caregivers who give of themselves selflessly...

Wiser Home Care Helps Raise Fall Prevention Awareness

Wiser Home Care Helps Raise Fall Prevention Awareness

Every September, the Gig Harbor YMCA hosts a “Fall Prevention Event”.  The large gym was quite busy with people inquiring about home care & other services for themselves, family and fr...

Hot Cars and Ice Bucket Challenges: Wiser Home Care Participates in Community Car Show

Hot Cars and Ice Bucket Challenges: Wiser Home Care Participates in Community Car Show

Wiser Home Care Services had the pleasure of volunteering at the annual Silver Creek Retirement Community Car Show on August 24th in Puyallup. It was a beautiful day, the sun was shining as the cars f...