To The Rescue Blog

Adapting to Life at Home After a Stroke

Posted on: May 17th, 2017 by Renee Williams | No Comments

For stroke survivors, there truly is no place like home when it comes to recovery. Many families assume that a loved one who’s suffered a stroke is destined to long-term care in a facility; but To The Rescue wants to assure you that recovery at home is not only possible, it can allow for optimum […]

Caring From a Distance: Respite for Caregivers

Posted on: April 14th, 2017 by Renee Williams | No Comments

The latest senior stats are fascinating: We’re living, on average, 30 – 40 years longer than we did as recently ago as 1930. More than 76 million Baby Boomers are reaching or have already reached senior status. At latest count, more than 34 million Americans were serving as family caregivers for older loved ones. But […]

March into a Safer Home: Personal Home Care Modifications to Prevent Senior Falls

Posted on: March 10th, 2017 by Renee Williams | No Comments

Home is supposed to be where we’re most safe from danger or harm, but did you know that one of the greatest risks to older adults – falls – happen 60% of the time right at home? Experiencing a fall is the leading cause of serious injury and even death in the elderly, according to […]

Dementia Care: Top Ways to Love Your Brain by Keeping It Active

Posted on: February 10th, 2017 by To The Rescue | No Comments

Alzheimer’s disease is perhaps one of the greatest puzzles we have yet to solve, and for those of us who care for the aging, we’re waiting with bated breath for the many unknowns to be unraveled. Thanks to organizations such as the Alzheimer’s Association, education and resources are at our fingertips to not only provide […]

Is Your Senior Loved One at Risk for Hospital Delirium?

Posted on: January 26th, 2017 by Ingrid Wensel | No Comments

With nearly half of all hospitalizations nationwide attributed to seniors over age 65, older adults can become all too familiar with the hospital routine: check in, get the IV started, begin the process of healing and recovery, for whatever condition has landed them there. But what they may not anticipate is a disturbing side effect […]

Choosing a Respite Care Provider

Posted on: September 6th, 2016 by To The Rescue | No Comments

The statistics are staggering. Last year, more than 34 million Americans provided unpaid care to an adult age 50 or older, according to the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP. The Alzheimer’s Association reports that about 15.7 million adult family caregivers voluntarily care for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Many of these […]

Our Adult Day Care Program

Posted on: July 25th, 2016 by To The Rescue | No Comments

Medical advancements and new technologies have improved the lives of Americans and vastly boosted longevity. In fact, the average American is expected to live until nearly age 80. As people age, many prefer to stay in their own homes, but they may require more and more care. As a caregiver, you may find yourself in […]

A Quick Recovery From Surgery

Posted on: June 16th, 2016 by To The Rescue | No Comments

Do you need help getting back on your feet after surgery? To The Rescue can provide the needed services and support to help individuals get back to everyday life following surgery or a procedure. Recovery from surgery can be a slow process, but we communicate with your doctors to make the process quicker and ensure […]