How to Transition into a Caregiver Role for a Loved One

Although caring for an older relative or friend can be one of the most gratifying experiences you’ll ever have, it can also be one of the most physically and emotionally demanding. What follows are some essential tips to remember when you suddenly find yourself thrust into the role of caring for an aging loved one.

What Your Informal Caregiver Would Love for You to Know

Although serving as an informal caregiver is highly rewarding, it can also be physically, mentally, and emotionally demanding. If you’re an independent senior who relies upon an informal caregiver, these are some things that they might want you to know. 

Why Proper Medicine Storage is Essential

Your elderly father lives alone, and the last few times you’ve been over to his house there were medicine bottles strewn all over the bathroom vanity. Not only is it unsafe, you’re pretty sure that some of dad’s meds have special storage requirements. But whenever you’ve tried to talk to him about implementing a better medicine storage system, dad just mumbles under his breath and walks away. What should you do?

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