Finding ways to better understand and accept your new role as a caregiver will make the entire process go more smoothly. Here are some tips.
Millions of caregivers take care of more than one person at a time- a growing phenomenon known as “compound caregiving”. Here are some important tips!
Is there a senior in your life who wants to remain in the comfort of their own home? Here's how to know when it's time for some home care assistance so they can do just that.
If you're a family caregiver, here are some ways you can work with professional caregivers so that your loved one's needs are always being met.
Are you staying up at night worrying about your aging parent's health and wellbeing? If you think it's time for home care, here’s how to select the right home care agency so that their needs are met and their wishes are respected.
Parkinson’s can be a very complicated disease to diagnose, with signs and symptoms that mimic those of other health conditions commonly found in the elderly. If you are currently caring for an aging in place loved one, here’s what to look for.
Your elderly mother still lives about two hours away in the home you grew up in. Ever since dad passed away two years ago, mom has been able to continue aging in place on her own. But lately her health has taken a turn for the worse. Mom’s always made it clear to you and your siblings that she wants to remain independent for as long as possible. You want to honor mom’s wishes, but how can you assist her when you live so far away?
Many people use to-do lists when planning a vacation, home improvement project or for managing their personal finances. If you’re one of the millions of Americans who take care of an aging in place loved one, a to-do list is also important so that you can more efficiently balance those informal caregiving duties with a household, job and kids.