Are You New to Considering Respite?

If you’ve been feeling run down and extra stressed lately, you might be in need of some respite time. Respite involves making it possible for you to take time away while your elderly family member … [Read more...]

Five Tips to Turn Your Day Around

If you’ve ever had one of those days that started off on the wrong foot and just kept getting in your way, you might have thought about just giving up. But as a caregiver, your attitude helps to shape … [Read more...]

Heart-Healthy Tips for Grocery Shopping with Elderly Adults

When you are caring for an elderly adult, it is important to make sure they are healthy. One of the many issues that many elderly adults have is their heart. There are a variety of heart health issues … [Read more...]

How Can You Make Laundry Easier for Your Dad to Manage?

He lives alone, but he'd determined that he doesn't need you doing his laundry. If your dad is having a harder time with laundry, these tips may help.     Move the Laundry Room … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Senior Safe During Cold Weather Driving

 Driving during colder weather is challenging for the best of drivers. For your senior, it might be a challenge that puts her into harm’s way far more often than necessary. Try some of these ideas to … [Read more...]

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...]