Are you feeling overwhelmed with the prospect of caring for a loved one? Get insight into long-term home care and find out how to face the challenges.
According to the CDC, roughly half of all older adults live with urinary incontinence. For many seniors, incontinence can be messy, uncomfortable, or embarrassing. If you are assisting an aging loved one with bladder control issues, these incontinence care tips will help keep them more comfortable, confident, and active.
Many of the nearly 40 million family caregivers in the U.S. believed some of the common myths about caregiving before they began helping a senior loved one. Here are four of them.
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.