Is Caregiving Getting Boring?

Being a caregiver sometimes means that every day feels exactly like the day before. That’s not so terrible, but it can start to become a little old after a while. You might even start to feel as if … [Read more...]

Are Other Family Members Taking Over?

At some point, your senior’s other family members might start to realize that there’s a lot going on with her needs and her care. That might be a good thing.   Figure out Why They’re … [Read more...]

5 Most Common Cancers Affecting the Elderly

The risk of cancer increases greatly with age, but your senior can understand and recognize the causes, risk factors and symptoms of the disease early on. With early understanding, the likelihood of … [Read more...]

Five Possible Causes for Dry Skin

Dry skin is tight, itchy, and uncomfortable for your senior. Left unchecked, dry skin can cause your senior to scratch, which might create wounds and sores that are difficult to heal. Here's what … [Read more...]

What to Do When Seniors Refuse Help

Julia lived a few hours away from her aging mother, Esther, but she tried to visit a couple of times each month. She began to notice that her mom seemed to be less capable than she once was. The house … [Read more...]

Does My Elderly Parent Need a Weighted Blanket?

You may have noticed an increasing amount of information about weighted blankets and how helpful they are for children that have sensory issues, autism, and anxiety. Did you know that weighted … [Read more...]