Studies consistently show that an overwhelming majority of older adults wish to age in place – at home - rather than relocate to a long-term care facility or nursing home. If your family member only needs assistance with daily living activities to maintain their independence, home care may be the right choice
Keep smiling - that's what most family caregivers want to hear. However, caring for a loved one can become very stressful so it's important for caregivers to stay refreshed.
One mode of self-care that is very helpful to family caregivers is regular involvement in a caregiver support group. See how you can start!
You can make a big difference in the life of your senior loved one by sharing some holiday cheer with them! Here are 6 great ideas.
For seniors, getting into an overly repetitive routine that doesn't engage them mentally can end up taking a serious toll on their health. To prevent that, here is a list of 5 activities to help seniors remain mentally stimulated.
Caring for an aging parent can be more stressful than anyone can imagine. Full-time caregiving comes with an increased risk for health problems, depression, and substance abuse. Understandably, caregiving can take a serious toll on a caregiver’s marriage and relationship with family members.
For most people, experiencing normal grief and bereavement brings with it a period of sorrow, numbness, and sometimes guilt and anger. But for some people, feelings of loss are debilitating and don’t improve, even as time passes. This is known as complicated grief (CG). Here are some tips to cope with this type of grief.
Having your concentration broken and having to put your work aside as you tend to your caretaker responsibilities can make getting your work completed quite difficult to do. Fortunately, there are ways to find the balance you’re looking for. Here are five ways to effectively balance work and caregiving.
Aging may have brought on challenges for your parents, but none are probably as difficult as the loss of their spouse. Your parent is trying to figure out what to do, who they are, and what the future holds for them. Here are seven ways to help them.
Being a caregiver can be a little bit like being on a roller coaster. There are exhilarating ups followed by disheartening downs. Let's take a look at what some of the ups and downs are.