What Causes Vertigo?

Jennifer’s elderly mother, Eleanor, had been complaining of bouts of dizziness. When Jennifer took her to the doctor, Eleanor was asked to describe what the dizziness felt like. She said it didn’t … [Read more...]

Helping Your Senior Overcome Their Fear of the Doctor

Does your senior parent or loved one receiving elderly care at home have a fear of going to the doctor that is affecting their health or well-being? It can be very frustrating when our parents refuse … [Read more...]

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...]

Four Reasons to Keep Going with Your Plan to Hire Elder Care Services

When you first bring up the idea of hiring senior care services, you might be excited about the whole process. Your elderly family member, on the other hand, might not see this as the positive … [Read more...]

Three Ways to Keep the Brain Healthy

Brain health is important. You work to keep your body healthy, why not your brain? Brain health is important at any age. While you're learning more about the ways to improve brain health, involve your … [Read more...]

Independence and Alzheimer’s: How to Make it Happen for Your Loved One?

Do you worry about your loved one isolating themselves? This is why it is so important that they stay independent as long as possible. They will be more likely to be involved with things because they … [Read more...]

Could You Be Nicer to You?

Very often caregivers are not very understanding or nice to themselves. That presents big problems over time, even contributing to stress levels. When you get a handle on your reactions to yourself … [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...]

Ways to Help Your Senior Get Good Sleep at Night

  Seniors, just like the rest of us, can struggle with frustrating sleep issues such as insomnia, with one poll finding that 44% of seniors experience one or more of the common symptoms of … [Read more...]

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...]