Having difficult conversations with aging parents often becomes necessary as the years pass. One of the hardest conversations you might ever have is convincing a senior loved one it’s time to stop driving. Here are some tips that can make that conversation easier.
Having a home care plan in place benefits everyone involved in the life and care of an older adult aging in place. Family members can build their schedules around it, and care providers with the proper skill sets can be assembled.
As the first wave of Baby Boomers continues to age, many of their children are asking, “how do I find an in-home caregiver?” Here are some ways to find outside help.
It’s important to carefully weigh all your options before “signing on the dotted line.” Factors to consider when choosing a home care agency include services offered, reputation, and cost. Getting answers to the following questions will help ensure that all your care needs are met without breaking your budget.
At some point, most seniors require at least some outside assistance to remain independent. For that aging-in-place loved one in your life, here are five classic signs to watch for when determining if it’s time to discuss the topic of home care.
Here are 5 tips to help you make some of the tough care decisions you’re facing, or will face, as a family caregiver trying to do the best.
If there’s an aging-in-place loved one in your life, here’s how to know when it’s time for “the talk” with them about in-home care.
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.
You won’t be alone if you decide to move an aging parent in with you, many do it, but how do you know when it’s the right time for them to move in?
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.