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How To Use Holiday Time To Determine If Extra Care For Aging Parents Is Needed

Tips on how to utilize the holiday season to help figure out if additional care for aging parents is necessary and beneficial to all involved. It is common for seniors to say "everything is fine" when asked by family members. They do not want to bother their children knowing how busy they are.  The holidays provide an ideal time to take [...]

By |2019-02-05T17:20:35+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Aging Care, Family Caregiving, Holidays|

Holiday Safety Tips for Elderly Parents

Have a safe and fun holiday by recognizing the specific care needs of seniors and using these safety tips for elderly relatives to prevent falls. The holidays provide an excellent opportunity to visit with senior loved ones. Often, it is not possible to spend a lot of quality time during the year. Also, it is a perfect time to make sure [...]

By |2018-12-23T12:27:12+00:00December 10th, 2018|Aging Care, Family Caregiving, Holidays|

Time to Start Taking Care of Elderly Parents?

Thoughts To Keep In Mind To Make Life Easier For You And Your Older Loved One. Watching a parent start to move about with more difficulty is never easy to observe. Often the household tasks such as cleaning and laundry get divided up amongst the siblings. The decision to no longer drive for safety reasons has an effect on the entire family. [...]

By |2018-12-23T12:26:14+00:00November 28th, 2018|Aging Care, Family Caregiving, Senior Health Care|

Caring For Someone With Dementia?

Practical Advice For Providing Care For A Loved One With Alzheimer's Disease And Other Types of Dementia. Often it is simply intuition to help relate to and make decisions on what best to do when providing care for a loved one with memory loss. Unfortunately, when dealing with Alzheimers's disease and other types of dementia, one's instinct is often counterintuitive. [...]

Elderly Driving: Having A Conversation With A Loved One

Recognizing The Need to Have A Discussion About Elderly Driving Is The First Step. Have you noticed that your aging parent is struggling with driving safely? Perhaps there have been a few minor accidents while driving this year. Maybe you have observed a few new dents in their car. For most older adults, losing the ability to drive is cause [...]