Now that you’ve decided to bring in help, your primary goal is to find the best professional caregiver for your loved one. Here's how to do it.
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Many seniors have to spend time in a nursing home or hospital as they recuperate from a fall, and some never fully recover. To prevent that, let's take a room-by-room approach to identify trip and fall hazards and minimize them.
With the pandemic going on, now is the time to teach your senior parent how to stay connected with the most widely used video platform of all: Zoom.
Maintaining a safer home environment before, during and after caregiving visits takes some planning and preparation on your part. Using these tips from the pros should make the process a more rewarding one.
Helping them plan for tomorrow while getting the most out of life every day takes some mindful planning and preparation. April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to rethink your loved one’s care strategy so that their quality of life remains good.
Taking care of an aging-in-place loved one during the COVID-19 pandemic can be stressful even on the best of days. To keep both of you safe, special caregiving precautions must be taken. If you’d like to learn more about protecting yourself while caregiving during the COVID-19 pandemic, here are some tips.
Millions of elderly Americans suffer from malnutrition. If those nutritional deficiencies continue, it can lower a senior’s quality of life and place their independence at risk. March is National Nutrition Month, making it the perfect time to show your special senior how to eat right on a budget.
As the caregiving responsibilities pile up finding ways to take control of your heart health should be a priority. After all, if you aren’t around who’s going to care for your loved one? Thankfully, leading a more heart-healthy lifestyle as a caregiver is possible by following these self-care tips.
If there’s an aging-in-place elderly loved one in your life, heart disease prevention should be a priority. February is American Heart Month, making it the perfect time to introduce your senior to some heart-healthy lifestyle changes.
Your elderly mother still lives alone in the house you grew up in. Mom’s health hasn’t been the greatest lately, so you’ve been trying to help her out when you have time. But with your own job and household to manage, burning the candle at both ends is starting to wear you down. After considering your options, you’ve decided that it might be best to hire mom a professional home caregiver.