Contact Us

Interest choice is required
First Name Required
Last Name Required
Phone Required
Email Required
* indicates a required field. We respect your right to privacy - view our policy.

Nine Tips for Senior’s Caregivers to Battle Allergies

  1. Home
  2. To Us, It's Personal Blog
  3. Nine-Tips-for-Seniors-Caregivers-to-Battle-Allergies

​June is an exciting time of year!  Winter boots have been swapped for sandals and flip-flops, the weather is at its best with trees, gardens and flowers in full bloom.  Unfortunately, if you’re one of the many people who have seasonal allergies, this is a season where your nosy many be running, your eyes itching, and you’re sneezing non-stop!  Allergies can be a pain, especially when you’re working with vulnerable seniors who may be alarmed by your cold-like symptoms and catching them as well.  Here are some tips for keeping your allergies under control.

  1. Use the air conditioning instead of keeping window open all day and night.
  2. Keep indoor air dry with a dehumidifier
  3. Clean floors often with a vacuum
  4. Avoid outdoor activity early in the morning, when pollen counts are highest
  5. Start taking allergy medications as soon as your symptoms are coming on
  6. Take off your shoes and change your clothes when you get home in the evenings to avoid tracking pollen throughout your home
  7. Take a shower before you go to bed to rinse pollen out of your hair
  8. Consider going to your doctor to get tested for allergies
  9. Try natural remedies, such as neti pot.  Studies show that neti pots are effective for minimizing seasonal allergy symptoms

Explore the many ways your family members can benefit from in-home care services​.

Clients’ Reviews

Click here to read what our clients and their families say about our services.

Meet Our Outstanding CAREGivers

At Home Instead Senior Care, we reward our local CAREGivers with CAREGiver of the Month and CAREGiver of the Year awards to show our appreciation for all they do. Read more

Service Area:

The office of Home Instead Senior care in Hamilton services the following areas: Hamilton, Dundas, Ancaster, Stoney Creek, Grimsby, Lincoln, Beamsville, Binbrook, Cambridge.

Call for a free personalized Care Consultation Call 905-521-5500


There are no comments on this post.

Looking for advice?

Home Instead offers free monthly newsletters with tips and advice for caregivers of elderly loved ones. (Privacy Policy)

Home Instead offers free monthly newsletters with tips and advice for caregivers of elderly loved ones. (Privacy Policy)

Please select at least one newsletter.

Valid first name is required
Valid last name is required
Valid email address is required
View sample
View sample
View sample
By submitting your email address, you consent to receive emails from Home Instead, Inc. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy or contact us for more details.