Archive for the Parents Care Category

Exercising the Aging Brain

Exercising the Aging Brain

A regular cognitive workout can improve your concentration, comprehension, and recall in everyday life. The more you challenge your brain, the more br

Parents Care, Senior Health Concerns

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Keeping Track of Your Elderly Parents’ Health from Out of State

Keeping Track of Your Elderly Parents' Health from Out of State

There are many factors to consider when caring for a loved one, and of course, having them close to home makes the situation easier. But what do you d

Aging in Place, Caregiving, Long Distance Caregiving, Parents Care

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Case Management: What Is It and How Can It Benefit My Loved One and Me

Anyone caring for elderly family members knows the amount of time it takes to coordinate their care. There might be in-home senior care providers invo

Aging in Place, Caregiving, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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Who Pays for Non-Medical Home Care?

Who Pays for Non-Medical Home Care?

                    We get numerous calls from elderly people livi

Aging in Place, In-Home Care, Parents Care, Senior Finances

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Managing Medications is Crucial to a Senior’s Well-Being

Managing Medications is Crucial to a Senior’s Well-Being

Dad cuts his daily blood pressure tablets in half to save money.  Some days, Mom forgets to take her prescription drugs.  The wrong medications.  T

Aging in Place, Medication Management, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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5 Easy Ways to Help Your Elderly Parents

5 Easy Ways to Help Your Elderly Parents

1.  Stop by for a visit . . . and bring dinner. Life gets busy, particularly for adult children in the sandwich generation who are taking care of

Aging in Place, Caregiving, Companionship, Family Caregivers, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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Family Caregiving Survival Guide #1: “I Don’t Need Help!”

Family Caregiving Survival Guide #1:  “I Don’t Need Help!”

It’s not uncommon for seniors to balk at the idea of having help at home.  It’s also not uncommon for the adult children taking care of elderly p

Aging in Place, Parents Care, Senior Psychology

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Staying Connected in the Age of Long-Distance Caregiving

Staying Connected in the Age of Long-Distance Caregiving

“Charlie” was devastated when his middle child took a new job and moved out of state.  At 65, Charlie’s health was waning, and although he was

Long Distance Caregiving, Parents Care, Technology

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Care for Older People: The Dangers of Loneliness

Care for Older People:  The Dangers of Loneliness

Connecting well with friends and family can help people stay healthier, age well, and live longer. In 2010, Harvard Women’s Health Watch reported on

Companionship, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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8 Tips to Ease the Burden for Spousal Caregivers

8 Tips to Ease the Burden for Spousal Caregivers

Approximately 6 million U.S. spousal caregivers offer in-home care to their ill, disabled, or aging spouses, but it’s often at the risk of stress-re

Aging in Place, Family Caregivers, In-Home Care, Parents Care

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