Caregiving

If you have an aging parent, it’s normal to be worried about their health.  Moreover, if you recently stepped into...

Suffering a stroke is a life threatening experience. Actually, it’s the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. Early intervention can...

Caring for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be an incredibly tiresome job. From the long hours,...

Choosing Between 24-Hour Home Care and Live-In Caregivers There are a number of reasons why a senior might require round-the-clock...

How to Handle Past Rivalries So Your Aging Parents Don’t Suffer Family dynamics can be tricky when an aging parent...

How to Juggle Caregiver Tasks When You Work Outside the Home According to the National Caregiver Alliance and AARP, 60%...

Is Your Aging Parent Struggling? Whether you live near your aging parents or live across the country, it can be...

CONGRATULATIONS! In honor of your upcoming wedding anniversary, your spouse just surprised you with a romantic week-long trip. You know you...

When hiring in-home care services for a spouse or family member, you’ll be faced with a number of options. Home...

As the population of Americans over the age of 85 grows dramatically, so too has the need for home caregivers....

When your mom or dad starts to struggle with day-to-day activities, you may find yourself acting as a family caregiver....

According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control, the US health care system now spends $50 billion a...

As any memory care provider can tell you, there’s nothing simple about dementia care, treatment, and diagnosis. Certain factors, however,...

One of the most challenging experiences for seniors and caregivers can be managing the recovery process after a hospital stay....

A recent column discussed the significant legal paperwork and the long-term care options. Research says, most of us deny that...

The decision to move your mom or dad into a care facility is never easy. But this decision gets especially...

Assisted Care, Not Insisted Care: Where Do You Draw the Line When It Comes to Proper Care? Elder abuse has...

In their role of caring for the elderly, caregivers must strike a tricky balance. On the one hand, they often...

There are several commonly accepted risk factors associated with Alzheimer’s. Some factors like age, family history and heredity cannot be...

Setting Up a Multi-Generational Household Isn’t Just About Moving Furniture A sudden fall or illness can make a family rethink...

A person with dementia can become agitated for a number of reasons such as pain, fatigue, confusion, or restlessness. Agitation...

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