Posts Tagged eldercare at home

Dementia Care and Running Interference

Dementia Care and Running Interference

Throughout her writing, caregiving expert Harriet Hodgson details her journey caring for her mother with memory disease. In her book “Alzheimer’s:

Aging in Place, Alzheimer's, Dementia, Family Caregivers, Parents Care

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Aging in Place: Making Your Home Work for You

Aging in Place: Making Your Home Work for You

As we get older, many of our homes no longer work as well for us.  But most of us want to remain in the homes we love. Fortunately, there are many

Aging in Place, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month to help Americans unite in the fight against this chronic brain condition that progressive

Alzheimer's, Dementia, Family Caregivers, Senior Care Tips

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Seniors and Reverse Adolescence

Seniors and Reverse Adolescence

It’s not unusual for seniors to exhibit a variety of unexpected changes in behaviors as they age. For example, seniors sometimes become difficult or

Caregiving, End of Life, Hospice, Parents Care, Senior Psychology

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Taking Care of Elderly Parents: Fall Prevention for Seniors

Taking Care of Elderly Parents: Fall Prevention for Seniors

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that one out of three Americans age 65 and older falls each year. Roughly 20 percent of f

Falls

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If I Get Dementia

If I Get Dementia

I ran across this list today and thought I’d share it with you. It was written by Rachael Wonderlin, who has her master’s degree in gerontology an

Dementia

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Winter Nutrition for Seniors

Winter Nutrition for Seniors

When the temperature drops, healthy eating can become less of a priority. Keeping a healthy diet in winter can be a challenge, especially if you are a

Nutrition, Parents Care

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Why Men Make Great Caregivers

Why Men Make Great Caregivers

It’s not uncommon to hear from our clients that they want a female caregiver. For a company specializing in non-medical senior care services such as

Caregivers, Caregiving, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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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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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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