Ways to Help a Family Member Living With Alzheimer’s

Sep 12, 2023

Alzheimer’s accounts for about 60%-80% of dementia diagnoses — making it the most common form of dementia. Recent estimates as of 2020 indicate that Alzheimer’s affects nearly 6 million Americans. Dementia describes a variety of different symptoms, such as memory loss, behavioral changes and overall cognitive and physical decline, that impact a person’s ability to complete daily tasks. The […]

Tips for Providing In-Home Care for Aging Parents

Sep 01, 2023

For most of your life, your parent has likely been the one you turn to for large and small needs. However, as your parent ages, you may find the roles are reversing, and you are now the primary caretaker. While this process happens for many parents and their children worldwide, you may have some concerns. […]

7 Benefits of Owning a Pet for Seniors

Sep 12, 2023

Pets can help make the transition into the golden years smoother — many pet owners will attest to the positive impact their furry friends have on their lives. Explore some of the benefits of pets for seniors and see how getting your older relative a companion animal can help their quality of life. 1. Offers […]

The Benefits of Respite Care

Apr 06, 2023

Respite care is a vital service for many caregivers and the loved ones they care for. However, it is often underutilized. This article discusses the purpose and benefits of home respite care services for seniors and caregivers. What Is the Purpose of Respite Care? Caregiving is often a full-time job — one that can be […]

Debunking 5 Common Myths of In-Home Care

Apr 06, 2023

In-home care services are a blessing for many families. However, some individuals hesitate to hire help for a loved one. In this article, we discuss some common misconceptions of home care so that you can make an informed, confident decision about bringing help into your loved one’s home. 1. Caregivers Don’t Care About Their Clients […]

9 Essential Kitchen Safety Tips for Seniors

Feb 13, 2023

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and it’s likely been host to many delicious meals and happy memories for your elderly loved one. However, as your parent ages, the kitchen becomes increasingly hazardous. The kitchen is one of the most dangerous rooms in the home for seniors and the site of many preventable falls, illnesses, […]

Helping Seniors With Financial Issues

Oct 25, 2021

Most of us have a family member over the age of 65. As of 2018, more than 52 million people in the United States are age 65 or older. In the back of our minds, we are all in some way preparing to reach this stage in our lives, looking forward to retirement. However, older […]

How to Improve Connections Between Kids and Seniors

Aug 24, 2021

How to Improve Connections Between Kids and Seniors If you’re wondering how to connect kids and seniors, this guide has many tips on fostering that connection and examples of activities both parties will enjoy. Promoting positive relationships with elderly family members can help kids become more worldly and well-rounded. Older adults have so much to […]

Why Respect Is an Essential Part of Home Care for the Elderly

Apr 28, 2021

As parents age, their adult children often assume the role of caregiver. This may start slowly, with the adult child stopping by more frequently or assisting with tasks like mowing the lawn or picking up groceries. Over time, this role may grow. Adult children may find themselves helping with cleaning, meal preparation, and medication management. […]

How to Support Your Senior Loved Ones During the Pandemic

Nov 09, 2020

More than six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is still looking for the best way to keep themselves and their loved ones safe. Perhaps no one is looking for answers more than the families of the 1.7 million older adults living in nursing homes in the United States. For families with loved ones in a nursing […]

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