Unicity Eldercare is a growing homecare and care management company. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those we serve; to enrich lives. This begins with every life we encounter; our employees, our clients, those who love and care for them, and the communities in which we operate. We are expanding our […]

Offering ‘Peace of Mind’ For Long-Distance Caregivers

Senior Care can be stressful to navigate on its own, and long-distance caregivers take on many important roles in the lives of those who need their help. For long-distance caregivers, the additional factor of distance, time and logistics can have a larger impact on how caregivers can provide help for their elderly loved ones. Long-distance […]

Educating The Public During “World Alzheimer’s Month” By Respecting Those With Dementia Around The World

September Is “World Alzheimer’s Month,” held every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. Launched in 2012 by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), World Alzheimer’s Month 2018 will mark the 7th year this international campaign was launched, in order to reflect and respect those living with dementia around the world. This followed the organization’s decision […]

September Is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month: What You Need To Know About AFib

September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, which serves as a way to help patients and healthcare providers learn more about this complex condition. Often times the first question raised when discussing this condition is “what is an atrial fibrillation (AFib)?AFib is an irregular heart beat that can lead to serious complications, such as dementia, heart […]

Celebrating “Healthy Aging Month” During September

As we age, health becomes more important.  Thanks to improvements in medicine and health, we live longer lives now.  As such, it’s even more important than ever before to develop healthy habits as we get older. September is Healthy Aging Month, which was designated in order to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing […]

The Difference Between Age-Related Memory Loss And Alzheimer’s Disease

When you begin to notice changes in an aging parent’s mental or physical well-being, it is difficult to determine if these are the normal signs of advancing age, or symptoms of Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. Forgetfulness is common — but there is a point when forgetfulness is more concerning, especially in older adults. Of […]

Educating The Public About Spinal Muscular Atrophy During SMA Awareness Month

August is Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Awareness month. SMA impacts approximately 4 people in every 100,000 throughout the United States, and for some seniors who deal with inactivity due to physical, balance, cognitive, or other challenges, one big risk they may face is spinal muscular atrophy. Unless you know someone with spinal muscular atrophy, it’s […]

The Effects Alzheimer’s Disease Has On Family Members And Caregivers

When your family member starts to experience the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and receives a diagnosis, it may be difficult to know what the right measures will be to take in order to provide the best type of care for your loved one. As the disease progresses family may feel their role as caretaker has become […]

Safeguarding Our Elderly During MedicAlert Awareness Month

August has been designated MedicAlert Awareness Month, dedicated toward educating the public on the needs and uses of Medic Alert ID’s. Medic Alert began more than 50 years, providing life saving services to those throughout the world.  Some statistics state that about 1 in 5 Americans have diabetes, and more than 15 million have food allergies – […]