Ensuring a Lasting Caregiver/Client Relationship

We all know it’s not always easy looking after someone ailing or aging—or both. There are lots of roadblocks and stumbling points along the way when it comes to working with the elderly in their final years, be it at home or in an institutional…

5 Tips for Caregivers to Avoid Financial Hardships

Caregiving and finances are topics that usually go hand-in-hand. Caring after an aging loved one is time-consuming, but it can also make a considerable dent on one’s pocketbook. When approaching the process of caretaking, it’s important to keep these vital financial tidbits of wisdom in…

3 Main Ways to Help Seniors Deal with Depression & Loneliness

Everyone can experience depression and loneliness. However, senior citizens can be prone to deal with it even more so given the conditions of their age and circumstances. According to Mental Health America, 1 out of 17 Americans over the age of 65 suffer from some…

Best Buy And Smart Homes for the Elderly

For those of you who may not be aware, Best Buy made real headlines in 2018 when it purchased GreatCall, a company that created health products for seniors and the aging. We all know Best Buy for devices like televisions, video games, computers and speakers—but…

Helpful Motivation When Caregiving

Caregiving can be a challenging endeavor at times. Why shouldn’t it be? It requires patience on both the part of the caregiver and the patient in need of attention and help. This can lead to some friction and cause unfortunate consequences—one of which is bullying.…

A Possible Link Between Sleep Deprivation and Alzheimer’s

As we age, sleep disturbances become more common and frequent. However, in Alzheimer’s patients – the frequency and severity go up, according to an article on the Alzheimer’s Association website. The article states, “There is evidence that sleep changes are more coming in later stages…

Tips When Your Aging Parents Won’t Listen

  You may be dreading the conversation, but at some point, you’ll need to have the talk with your parents. No adult child wants to watch their parents struggle, not getting the help they need. But how do you start the conversation that may compromise…

Top 5 Vitamins Actually Worth Taking

We all know the importance of taking vitamins as we age – but out of all the available choices, which ones should your elderly loved ones focus on? Vitamins Impact on Senior Health As we reach over 50, nutrients become more important to our well-being…

Autumn Safety Tips

Just as quickly as the leave are changing, so could an elderly loved one. It’s important to keep in mind continuous safety precautions and have regular home checks as the season’s change. Fall home maintenance can be difficult for an aging loved one living along…