What is Mindfulness and How Does It Help You Provide Care?

Stress impacts the body in many ways. The stress hormones that the body releases are designed for a purpose. They're part of the fight or flight response that helps you avoid dangerous situations. … [Read more...]

Research Finds 4 Main Reasons Older Adults Refuse Elder Care at Home

Research shows that 76 percent of older adults want to age in place. Yet, it’s not uncommon for seniors to have physical ailments or cognitive problems that make it difficult or unsafe for them to … [Read more...]

Mom Reached Her Goal Weight – How Can She Stay There?

There are many conditions for which a doctor might suggest an older adult lose weight. Excess weight puts people at risk for heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. So, perhaps your senior … [Read more...]

Common Problems Caregivers Face

Caregiver in Aurora There are many trials and tribulations caregivers face on a daily basis. You may have the best intentions when volunteering to assist an elderly family member. Depending on the … [Read more...]

How to Accept Help from Others as a Family Caregiver

Caregiver in Aurora Family caregivers can be a little less skilled about accepting help from other people than they are at helping the people that they love. The process of learning how to accept … [Read more...]

Caregiver Tips: Making the Holidays a Time to Bring Up Sharing Care Responsibilities with Your Siblings

Caregiver in Aurora It is a common joke that people are stressed out and miserable during the holidays because of all of the time that they have to spend with their family members. If you have … [Read more...]