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.
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.
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.
Nobody likes to feel alone, but for seniors aged 65-and-over, loneliness can be a constant companion. Chronic health conditions, lack of transportation and poor mobility can all leave seniors feeling lonely, depressed and unappreciated. If those negative feelings persist, they can cause serious health problems that eventually threaten an elderly person’s independence.
When your aging parent's health and mobility start to decline, it can be hard to watch as you remember all the love and nurturing that they gave you growing up. Fortunately, there are several reliable ways to help an elderly parent age with dignity, starting with these.
If you’re caring for an aging in place loved one, coming up with some fun activities to get them outside the house can be challenging. If this sounds all too familiar, here are 4 great ways to convince your loved one to head outdoors.
At some point you may be asking yourself “Should I ask my aging parent to move in with me?”. Deciding if you should move an aging parent into your home takes some thought. Here’s how to determine if it’s the right call.
If you’re currently looking after an aging in place elderly parent, here are several effective ways to help protect them from being abused.
Your Golden Years are supposed to be relaxing and peaceful, but if you’re not self-aware, you may spend them worrying about your health instead. Read the 9 tips below to staying healthy long into your senior years. Focus on Prevention – Regularly scheduled health screenings as well as preventative care will help you be aware of any health changes. This is the key to prevention. Eat Healthy – Today, we all know our health is directly linked to our diets. Focus on eating whole-grains as well as high-fiber fruits and veggies. Also, don’t forget to drink plenty of water! Annual Vision [...]