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Aging in Place with Dementia: Navigating the Journey

As we journey through life, the concept of aging in place becomes increasingly significant, especially for individuals living with dementia. In Central New Jersey, where communities flourish with warmth and diversity, the prospect of remaining in the familiar comforts...

Enhancing Full-Time Home Care with Dementia Concierge Services: A Holistic Approach to Dementia Care

Caring for a loved one with dementia requires patience, compassion, and specialized support. As the understanding of dementia evolves, so do the methods of care. One innovative approach Akin Care Senior Services offers is Dementia Concierge Services alongside...

Navigating Emotional Redirection in Dementia: A Compassionate Approach

Dementia is a complex neurological condition that not only affects memory and cognitive abilities but also has profound emotional implications. One of the challenges caregivers and loved ones face is managing the unpredictable emotional responses that individuals with...

Tackling Social Isolation: The Power of Full-Time Home Care for Seniors in Central New Jersey

In the Garden State, as in many other parts of the world, seniors face a silent but formidable foe: social isolation. It's a complex issue with far-reaching consequences, affecting not only mental and emotional well-being but also physical health. However, amidst this...

Ensuring Fall Safety: Akin Care Senior Services Can Help.

As we navigate through life, the safety and well-being of our loved ones become paramount, especially as they age. One significant concern for seniors is the risk of falls, which can lead to serious injuries and impact their quality of life. With Akin Care Senior...

Managing Negative Expressions-Emotional vs. Physical Redirection in Dementia

Redirecting a person with Alzheimer’s Disease or any form of dementia is not an easy one. First off, let’s change the word “behaviors” to “expressions” for a more dignified description of what we are seeing. When someone is "acting out" it's hard not to get frustrated...

Honoring Aging in Place Wishes

As seniors age they are making important decisions regarding their long-term care. They may choose to stay at home and “age in place,” rather than be moved to a nursing home or assisted living facility when faced with life changing disabilities. Choosing to remain in...

So Much in Store for 2024

With another year behind us, it’s time to look ahead and make some goals. One of our goals that is so very important to us is to continue to maintain our trusted relationships. We are honored to be able to have so many put their trust in our services. We have so much...

Here Are Six Things You Should Look for When You Visit Your Aging Loved One This Holiday Season:

Sometimes we do not see our loved ones as much as we would like. We speak to mom or dad on the phone, and they tell us everything is fine. But is it really? With the holidays here, it is time to take note of minor changes you may see while visiting your loved ones. As...

Let Akin Care Senior Services be a Part of Your Family

Akin Care has a very endearing story of how the company came to be. Some of you have read it or have heard it personally from our owner, Ann King-Musza.  Ann cared for both her parents for 15 years. Ann and her husband, Laszlo, discovered a challenge that stuck with...
Aging in Place with Dementia: Navigating the Journey

Aging in Place with Dementia: Navigating the Journey

As we journey through life, the concept of aging in place becomes increasingly significant, especially for individuals living with dementia. In Central New Jersey, where communities flourish with warmth and diversity, the prospect of remaining in the familiar comforts...

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