Senior Home Care

An elderly woman sleeping in her bed during daytime.

Do People with Dementia Sleep a Lot During the Day?

Why is my loved one with dementia sleeping so much? Is it okay for them to sleep this much? What can I do to help them in this condition? Should I be worried? As a caregiver for someone with dementia, these questions are likely at the forefront of your mind. You’re not alone in having …

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Aging Parents Living Alone: What to Look Out For

Do you often find yourself worrying about your aging parents living on their own? It’s natural to feel concerned, even if you’re doing everything you can to support them from afar.  As our parents get older, it’s common for them to want to maintain their independence and continue living in their own homes. However, it’s …

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Angela Virtual Assistant (AVA) Program Walk-Through with Angela Hospice and Home Care

In this episode of Coffee with Chris, Affinity Senior Care CEO Chris Z interviews Angela Hospice staff members Vilija Idzelis-Wlosinski (Community Liaison) and Karen Gugala (Registered Nurse and AVA program expert) about the benefits and importance of Angela Virtual Assistant (AVA) program in homecare. Read the edited transcript below. Chris: I have with me Karen …

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Understanding Medicare in Senior Home Care – with Tyrone Carr and Chris Zayid

In this special podcast interview, Independent Medicare Insurance Agent Tyrone Carr in conversation with Affinity Senior Care CEO Chris Zayid, deep dives into Senior Home Care and the role of Medicare in Senior Adult Care. Tyrone Carr is a personal Medicare Advisor and a member of the Senior Compass Group. He is dedicated to educating …

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In Conversation with Lori La Bey, Founder of Advocacy Group – Alzheimer’s Speaks

In the podcast of the month, Affinity Senior Care CEO, Chris Z speaks with Lori La Bey. Lori La Bey is a passionate and inspiring keynote speaker and the founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks, a Minnesota based advocacy group and media outlet making an international impact by providing education and support for those dealing with Alzheimer’s …

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Why It’s Better for Your Caregiver to be a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 10 million new cases of dementia are diagnosed every year. It’s a progressive disease that affects the cognitive functions of an adult. It is primarily seen in older adults aged 65 and above. As the disease progresses, the adult would require assistance with many of their daily …

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Long-Term Care Insurance with Doug Browne, Doug Browne Agency

In this episode of Coffee with Chris, Affinity Senior Care CEO and Owner Chris Z, delves into the topic of Long-Term Care Insurance. In discussion with Doug Browne from Doug Browne Agency, the podcast examines some of the most frequently asked questions pertaining to long-term care insurance, including when to get started on the policy, …

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Understanding Nutrition Labels While Shopping for Seniors

“You are what you eat,” goes the old saying. Aisle after aisle in your local supermarket reminds you of the benefits their food products can offer. In all its colorful glory, the packaging speaks of missing nutrients and minerals in your diet that only a packet or a can of food can resolve for you. …

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Affinity Senior Care Podcast of the Month Featuring Angela Hospice

In this month’s podcast, Affinity Senior Care CEO Chris Z speaks to Jennifer Dale, Director of Development, and Vilija Idzelis-Wlosinski, Community Liaison at Angela Hospice. Edited excerpts from the interview. Chris Z: Hi everyone. Welcome to our show Coffee with Chris. We have some great partners with us today from the Affinity Network that we …

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Mark Campbell – Caregiver of the Year!

A people person, Affinity Senior Care staff Mark Campbell enjoys learning about his clients, their families, and life experiences. He takes great pride in his role as a caregiver and feels joy in being a source of support and companionship to his many aging clients. Mark was chosen as the “Caregiver of the Year” by …

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