Supplements Your Elderly Parent May Need
Posted June 10, 2019 • Older adults sometimes don’t get all the nutrition they need from the food they eat. When that happens, it may be helpful for them to take supplements.
Four Tips for Assessing and Tracking Your Senior’s Needs
Posted June 4, 2019 • As a caregiver, you need to be able to make some predictions here and there, which seems impossible. When you’re tracking what’s going on, though, it’s a lot easier.
7 Ways to Beat This Heat
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What Can You Do When Your Senior Doesn’t Want to Cooperate?
Posted May 28, 2019 • There are going to be times when your senior digs in her heels and decides not to cooperate with plans you’ve made for her health. When you’re just trying to do what’s right for her, this can feel like a slap in the face.
Three Tips for Visitors Who Have a Tough Time Leaving
Posted May 21, 2019 • Some of your senior’s visitors might find that with dementia, it’s a little more difficult to take their leave. These tips can help.
Bridging the Gap Between Your Teens and Your Parents
Posted May 14, 2019 • Finding a way to get your aging parents and teens to connect is tough. Teens have their own interests.
Use These Tips to Help a New Caregiver Succeed
Posted May 6, 2019 • Caregivers help seniors age at home, but some seniors are reluctant to truly rely on a caregiver.
Create a Senior Emergency Plan for Any Natural Disaster
Posted April 29, 2019 • While the thought of a natural disaster is scary, most people don’t make serious emergency plans for themselves or their elderly loved ones.
Why Does My Elderly Relative Only Eat Junk Food?
Posted April 23, 2019 • One of the areas that tend to suffer when aging adults are in charge of their own meals is that the healthfulness and nutritional content seems to decline.
You're an Only Child, so How Can You Get Breaks From Caregiving?
Posted April 16, 2019 • An estimated 34 million adults in the U.S. are family caregivers helping an adult 50 or older. Those 34 million don't get any pay for that care. The average caregiver spends an average of 19 days helping out and 13 hours arranging medical care, paying bills, and researching matters related to care.