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.

Employee of the Month: Victoria

Employee of the Month – August 2018

Each Caregiver selected for Employee of the Month are chosen based on how they have exceeded not only the clients expectations of care but the family’s expectations of care provided. Victoria ha...

Employee of the Month: Samuel

Employee of the Month – July 2018

Each Caregiver selected for Employee of the Month are chosen based on how they have exceeded not only the clients expectations of care but the family’s expectations of care provided. Samuel has ...

Music Affects Program

Music Affects Program

Having fun and enjoying the morning with some fun music and trivia with our Music Affects Program Baseball themed event. A few favorites were “Take me out to the ball game.”, “Wild T...

Senior Care in Auburn WA: Things You Shouldn't Say to an Aging Parent

Six Things You Shouldn’t Say to an Aging Parent

It’s easy to hurt someone with the words you choose. For an aging parent, there are things adult children can say that can be hard to forget. Here are some of the things you should never say to ...

Caregiver in Lakewood WA: Celebrating the End of Summer

Fun Ideas for Celebrating the End of Summer Together as a Family

Summer is coming to an end and it is time to start thinking about school starting, busy schedules, and even the holiday season. That doesn’t mean, however, that you have run out of time to enjoy...

Home Care in South Hill PA: Is Your Parent's Kitchen Clean?

Is Your Parent’s Kitchen Clean? Home Care Can Help

It should come as no surprise that a dirty kitchen can make people sick. Bacteria spread from dirty surfaces or utensils to foods can cause uncomfortable or even dangerous illnesses. Studies show that...

Elderly Care in Burien WA: Preventing Depression

Preventing Depression in Elderly Adults

While adults of all ages can develop depression, elderly adults are at a higher risk due to their life circumstances. Seniors are also more likely to go undiagnosed and untreated for depression. This ...

Employee of the Month: Eryn

Employee of the Month

This month’s Wiser Home Care Services employee of the month is Eyrn. She is one of the Best. Over the last three and a half years Eyrn has become a leader and great example for our caregivers. S...

Our Music Affects program is designed to promote community involvement with a bi-monthly out reach.

Music Affects Program

Our Music Affects program is designed to promote community involvement with a bi-monthly out reach. Through songs, games and themed crafts, we have simple goals of bringing joy, smiles and companionsh...

Often Seniors with Dementia repeat themselves. This can be frustrating for all parties involved. In this blog we offer tips to help.

What to Do When Seniors with Dementia Repeat Themselves

Remember that movie “Groundhog Day” where actor Bill Murray is forced to repeat the same day over and over? Sometimes being a caregiver for an older adult who has dementia can feel a little like that....