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.

The 9 Most Common Home Care Misconceptions

The 9 Most Common Home Care Misconceptions

Home Care.What do you think of when you read those two words? For many, the phrase “home care” conjures up images of frail or sick elderly being cared for in their house.While what is described above ...

The Caregiver’s Ultimate Spring Cleaning Survival Guide

The Caregiver’s Ultimate Spring Cleaning Survival Guide

Being based in the Pacific Northwest, we experience our fair share of rain showers and we can confirm, April Showers DO bring May Flowers. While the rain can put a damper on outdoor activities, it is ...

Spring into Action: A Guide for Senior Spring Safety

Spring into Action: A Guide for Senior Spring Safety

If you’re reading this blog, congratulations. It means you successfully made it through another Daylight Savings time change. (If you’re still reeling from the lost sleep, read our Daylight Savings su...

11 Ways to Help Your Senior Share Their Legacy by Writing Their Life Story

11 Ways to Help Your Senior Share Their Legacy by Writing Their Life Story

From our earliest ancestors’ oral histories and cave drawings to art and plays and now blogs, videos, and podcasts in the modern era, storytelling is a core part of being human. We all have a story to...

The Ultimate Non-Sappy Valentine's Day Gift Guide for Seniors

The Ultimate Non-Sappy Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Seniors

February is arguably the most romantic month of the year. Afterall, it’s host to Valentine’s Day. Even though the central theme of Valentine’s Day is to treat a romantic partner to thoughtful or delic...

11 Thoughtful Christmas Gifts for the Senior on Your List

Have you ever watched a sporting event where there are mere seconds on the board and the team that was trailing in points makes a shot to tie the game or even win? These “Buzzer Beaters” are highlight...

Music Affects Program November

Our November Music Affects Programs were a wonderful success. At Weatherly Inn of Tacoma we celebrated our veterans with wonderful music and trivia related to Veterans Day. Then for the residents at C...

November Flower Fridays

As we enter the holiday season, our weekly Flower Fridays continue to bring joy and smiles to everyone in our service area. The beautiful donated flowers help stave off the dull, gloomy weather that h...

Wiser Home Care Services' 9 Ways to Prevent Senior Fraud

Wiser Home Care Services’ 9 Ways to Prevent Senior Fraud

Whether it’s their trusting personalities, openness to help those in need, or general lack of knowledge surrounding scams, our senior loved ones often make the perfect targets for scammers looking to ...

Music Affects Program October

Our October Music Affects Program with Canterbury House in Auburn was a smashing good time. In full Pumpkin Spirit, we painted mini pumpkins and sang Halloween favorites including “The Monster M...