Everyone wants to be independent, including seniors. So how can you help them maintain their independence while improving their quality of life? Try in-home care.
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.
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.
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.
Many older adults who are caring for an ill spouse are also too proud to ask for help, which then places the health and wellbeing of both parties at risk. To help ensure that doesn’t happen to you, use these caregiving tips from the experts.
When you’re not able to manage caregiver guilt, it can cloud your judgement, cause additional stress and anxiety, and eventually lead to burnout. To help ensure that doesn’t happen, learning how to avoid caregiver guilt is possible when taking these steps.
National Nursing Assistants Week is June 18-24, making it the perfect time to thank the nursing assistants in your life for their contributions and service.