All posts within: Family Caregiving

Nov
21

Caregiver Self CareLet’s be truthful: providing care for a senior is often tiring, overwhelming, and isolating. As care requirements progress, particularly when a long-term condition like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease is at play, family caregivers could feel that they’re in over their heads, and getting through the standard tasks of the daytime – using the shower, preparing of food, doing errands – can seem a hurdle… read more


Posted November 21, 2017
Tags: Caregiver Health, Family Caregiving

 

Nov
14

Taking Care of Elderly ParentsAlthough we would rather turn a blind eye to it, family friction is usually prevalent in some way for most people, and during a period of crisis, is usually aggravated. Once levels of stress are increased, it's normal to seek a target to serve as an outlet for all those emotions; and unfortunately, that target is often those we've shared likely the most with… read more


Posted November 14, 2017
Tags: Caregiver Health, Family Caregiving

 

Sep
08

Dangers of Alzheimer'sIt seems improbable – a pleasant, sometimes disoriented grandmother with Alzheimer’s disease being handcuffed and placed under arrest. Nevertheless that very scene is happening at an alarming rate among seniors, over 100,000 of them, according to the current stats – an increase of just about 30% in the past decade. This significant rise in arrests of the elderly may be partly because of the… read more


Posted September 08, 2017
Tags: Alzheimer's - Dementia, Family Caregiving

 

Aug
07

caring for seniorsFeeling safe, protected and cared for is so wonderful. Moms and dads thrive on making sure their children are wrapped inside the comfort of recognizing their needs will be met, giving the safety net that allows them the confidence to explore the world about them. But there comes a phase in all children’s lives when the longing for self-sufficiency exceeds the benefit of protection, and they… read more


Posted August 07, 2017
Tags: Family Caregiving, respite care

 

Jul
17

senior travel tipsSummer vacations are something everyone looks forward to! Checking items off of our bucket lists, leaving the worries of the everyday world behind, exploring new destinations. And helping an older loved one enjoy the experiences with you on the vacation makes it all the better. There are, however, certain considerations to keep in mind, and our senior travel tips can help pave the way… read more


Posted July 17, 2017
Tags: Family Caregiving, Holidays

 

 

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