Five Facts You Need to Know About Family Caregiving

Family caregiving provides parents with the help they need, but there are downsides to the situation. People look at being family caregivers as being the best quality and lowest cost, but is that … [Read more...]

Should You Worry About a Senior’s Shuffling Walk?

Scuff. Scuff. Scuff. That’s the sound many caregivers hear when their aging relative walks through the room. The senior does not pick up their feet. Instead, they shuffle across the floor, never … [Read more...]

Using Exercise to Beat Stress

One of your biggest enemies as a caregiver is your own stress level. If you're overly stressed, you're going to wear yourself down much more than you should be. Managing your stress is crucial and … [Read more...]

Tips for Helping a Senior Cope with Using Supplemental Oxygen

Getting enough oxygen is critical to health and functioning. Most people get enough oxygen just through normal breathing, but if your elderly loved one is dealing with certain health problems, they … [Read more...]

Safety Tips Your Dad Should Follow When Driving

Being older doesn't mean it's not safe to drive. In 2015, drivers over 65 accounted for 33.1 percent of all crashes. That's less than the 35.9 percent for drivers 16 to 20 or 34.3 percent for drivers … [Read more...]

Protecting Yourself as a Caregiver to a Senior with Hep C

People born between the years of 1945 and 1965 are known as the Baby Boomer generation, and they are at a higher risk for Hepatitis C (Hep C) than other generations. Hep C is a serious condition that … [Read more...]

Caring for an Elderly Parent with Arthritis

Caregiver in Richmond Hill Arthritis is a condition that causes the joints to become severely inflamed, resulting in pain, heat in the joints, and swelling. This is a condition that is chronic and, … [Read more...]

What’s the Best Way to Avoid Health Problems as a Family Caregiver?

Caregiver in Richmond Hill Too often, family caregivers find themselves dealing with health problems that are just as serious as the ones plaguing their elderly loved ones. This can be postponed or … [Read more...]

Caregiver Challenges: Taking Care of a Senior with the Flu

Caregiver in Richmond Hill "The flu" is a blanket term given to infections caused by the influenza virus and can be an extremely unpleasant, and extremely dangerous, experience. Though this sickness … [Read more...]