Home Care Oakbrook Terrace, IL - Private Home Care Services

Private Home Care Services of Oakbrook Terrace, IL provides home care services for seniors and their families.

About Joan Cisneros LPN

Joan Cisneros is COO and Agency Manager at Private Home Care Services of Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Joan has over 25 years of professional healthcare experience, including Private Duty Home Care, nursing, insurance, case management, training, and operations. Her area of expertise is Alzheimer¹s care, which she knows from both a professional and personal perspective. Her solid capabilities are enhanced by her compassionate approach and her personal mission to help people maintain their independence by providing the best possible home care.

Do you know if your aging loved one is falling?

Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), millions of Seniors fall each year and less than half inform their families or doctors. If your loved one has fallen their chances of falling again doubles. The affects of a fall can have serious impact on your loved ones overall well being. Falls are especially traumatizing for Seniors […]

How Halloween can be stress-free for your aging loved one

Halloween is fast approaching, and although it’s a time of celebration and fun, it’s also a stressful time for those who suffer from memory loss or Alzheimer’s. Despite its fun and lighthearted notion, Halloween can prove to be an issue for seniors—as well as their family and friends. The constant opening and closing of their […]

The Importance of Exercise for Your Aging Loved One

As we age it becomes more important than ever to consider our health and how staying active can benefit us. Exercises change for different age groups. When we are young exercise comes easily. We aren’t worried about our bodies not responding the way we want them to. We can move with grace, dexterity and agility. […]

Fun and Nutritious Fall Recipes for Seniors

As the wind picks up a chill and the weather becomes colder, we’re ready to turn to our favorite comfort foods to fill us up and keep us warm. We’ve put our swimsuits away and dug out our oversized sweaters but that doesn’t mean we should stop watching what we eat. Nutrition is important in […]

Pets and Companionship: Is a pet a good idea for your aging loved one?

There’s nothing better than coming home to a companion who cannot contain their excitement to see you, jumping up and down, waiting for you to say hi. As our parents age, it’s only natural that we begin to worry about them living on their own—especially if they have been widowed.   Many studies have shown […]

When it’s Time to Consider Extra Care

How can I know when it’s time to get my parents some extra care? Our parents have spent their entire lives looking out and caring for us. Even into adulthood it’s easy to continue viewing our parents as our caregivers, but there does come a time when the roles are reversed. As your parents age, […]

Alzheimer’s: What to Watch For

Alzheimer’s is a scary thing to think about. The possibility of not remembering the beautiful life you’ve lived is shattering and falling victim to the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s is terrifying. What You Need to Know: Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging, but aging is the greatest known risk factor – most people […]

How to help seniors and loved ones learn about fall prevention

A fall is often defined by a sudden and unintentional change in position resulting in an individual landing at a lower level, such as on an object, floor, or on the ground, with or without injury. Falls can be devastating to the affected individual and can also be expensive to manage. The cost increases even […]

4 Themes You Can Try in Your Journal as a Family Caregiver

Here are four different types, but you really don’t need to choose only one. Your journal can be a combination of all four types or you can pick and choose the types that you enjoy.

Could Your Parent Help Other Seniors Deal with Loneliness and Isolation?

Home Care in Oakbrook Terrace IL: Let these ideas inspire you for ways that your parent can help other seniors deal with loneliness and isolation.