Posts Tagged Home Care Services for Seniors

Healthy Food Shopping for Senior Adults

Healthy Food Shopping for Senior Adults

Serving size. Calories. Total fat. The theme for this year’s National Nutrition Month® is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” a reminder that every b

Nutrition, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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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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Ambiguous Losses Come with Caregiving

Ambiguous Losses Come with Caregiving

I was my mother’s caregiver for nine years, my twin grandchildren’s guardian/caregiver for seven years, and am my disabled husband’s caregiver n

Caregiver Self Care, Caregivers, Caregiving, Family Caregivers, Loss

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4 Parkinson’s Caregiving Insights

4 Parkinson’s Caregiving Insights

Nearly 1 million Americans are living with Parkinson’s disease, the nervous system disorder that disrupts body movement. Each year, more than 50,000

Parkinson's, Senior Care Tips

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Care for Older People: 9 Tips for Getting Your Money’s Worth at the Doctor

Care for Older People: 9 Tips for Getting Your Money’s Worth at the Doctor

As we get older, it seems, at least for many of us, that our trips to the doctor become more and more frequent.  To make things worse, our trips are

Hospital Visits, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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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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Are You Ready for Aging Parents?

Are You Ready for Aging Parents?

Are you ready for the journey of having aging parents? As someone working in the senior care industry, I was ready, at least as much as anyone could b

Parents Care

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10 Caregiving Tips for Alzheimer’s Behaviors

10 Caregiving Tips for Alzheimer’s Behaviors

One of the most challenging aspects of taking care of elderly parents with Alzheimer’s is adjusting to the troubling and sometimes abrupt changes in

Alzheimer's, Caregiving, Dementia, 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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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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