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.
How Seniors Can Avoid Slip and Falls
Posted April 10, 2019 • If your aging loved one were to experience a slip and fall accident, they could easily become injured. Elderly adults have a higher risk of head injuries, broken bones and concussions from slip and fall accidents than younger age groups.
APRIL - National Donate Life Month - Have Your Parents Talked About Being an Organ Donor?
Posted April 2, 2019 • For April's National Donate a Life Month, it's a good time to talk about your parents' wishes. Each day close to two dozen people die while waiting for a needed organ to become available. Only 3 out of every 1,000 people who die do so in a way that makes organ donation possible.
Why Your Parents Should Take a Closer Look at the DASH Diet
Posted March 26, 2019 • According to the American Heart Association, around 103 million men and women in the U.S. have high blood pressure. Some of this increase is due to the change in hypertension guidelines.
What Goals Can Elder Care Help Your Senior Reach?
Posted March 20, 2019 • Excerpt: Having help from elder care services can give your senior a leg up when it comes to meeting some of her biggest goals.
Substance Abuse in Seniors is on the Rise
Posted March 12, 2019 • There’s no doubt that modern developments of certain medications have not only saved lives but alleviated many symptoms of chronic illnesses that make it possible for people to thrive.
Could Working at Home Help You with Caregiving?
Posted March 5, 2019 • Working from home can help you to be there for your senior family member as much as you want to be, but you might need some help.
What Can You Do When Other Family Members Just Don’t Understand?
Posted February 26, 2019 • Convincing your senior that she needs help is difficult enough, but well-meaning relatives can undo all of your hard work in one sentence.
Do you know someone who is planning to have surgery?
Posted February 21, 2019 • Solutions for Living at home offers Hospital/Transitional Care
How Can You Help a Senior with COPD Keep Weight On?
Posted February 19, 2019 • One of the big challenges facing a senior with COPD is keeping weight on their body.