As life expectancy increases, it is more common than ever to find senior citizens who have elderly parents. Ideally, parents remain able to take care of themselves in their own homes. But, it is also true that many senior citizens find themselves either helping care for their elderly parent or choosing a facility that can […]
When people get sick, become aged or disabled, and can’t help themselves, there is a need to provide them with proper medical care. However, the right medication is not enough to care either at home or at the hospital. Whether it’s respite services or an emotional support companion, caregivers with the best understanding of caregiving […]
Don’t worry about shaky hands. You can still cut your own finger and toenails with clippers designed with seniors in mind. Did you know that all primates including humans have nails instead of claws? It makes it easier for us to pick things up (like food) and pick things off (like insects). Humans are members […]
Are you considering moving an aging parent into your home? For some, moving parents into an adult child’s home is an optimal solution for everyone involved, but there are things to keep in mind to secure a smooth transition. Benefits of Living with Your Elderly Parents Some families find living with multiple generations is beneficial […]
With independent, assisted, and memory care communities continuing policies of highly-structured, and minimal, to no-visitor policies during the COVID-19 pandemic, many families weigh the decision whether to bring mom or dad temporarily home or accept their isolation from loved ones. Both scenarios include unique challenges. Companion care – as an adjunct resource –can help ease anxiety […]
Dementia is a frightening condition that no one can wish to have. The primary symptom is declining memory loss and the overall inability to perform simple problem-solving tasks. It also impacts a person’s ability to think critically and at the same time, affect the language patterns. It is a common occurrence among the elderly in […]
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