By Ron S., 9:00 am on January 14, 2021

Being a caregiver can be stressful, but caring for an aging spouse comes with special challenges that make the job even more difficult. If you’re providing care for your elderly husband or wife, consider the following tips. 1. Know What You’re Up Against It can be difficult to be objective…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on December 31, 2020

Caring for seniors can be challenging because of the cognitive and physical health conditions they may have. Even experienced caregivers continue to look for new ways to help their loved ones enjoy long and fulfilling lives. If you’re a family caregiver getting ready to care for an aging adult, consider…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on December 17, 2020

Eating can be difficult for seniors with dysphagia, but it’s important for them to receive the nutrients they need to help their bodies function as normally as possible. Serving pureed foods can make mealtimes easier for caregivers and their aging loved ones. Here are some recipes for healthy pureed foods…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on November 26, 2020

Online safety is becoming more and more important these days, especially for elderly people. Malicious individuals on the Internet often target seniors because they tend to be less knowledgeable about technology. Here are a few ways you can keep your elderly loved one safe while using the Internet. Don’t Download…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on November 12, 2020

If you’re concerned about your elderly parent living alone, it may be time to look into in-home care. This type of compassionate care and support enables seniors to remain in the comfort of home while receiving the assistance they need to maintain their regular routines, independence, and dignity. Families also…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on October 29, 2020

According to the National Parkinson Foundation, approximately one percent of seniors over the age of 60 have Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disorder that affects mental health and mobility. Parkinson’s is a progressive disease that can have a wide range of symptoms. While these symptoms can vary among people depending on…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on October 15, 2020

There are many different ways to look at benefits. People in the workplace often see benefits in terms of the number of sick days and vacation hours they get, the chance to earn overtime, and their pay scales. While those things are definitely important, family caregivers enjoy several benefits as…

By Ron S., 9:07 am on September 24, 2020

For some seniors, the prospect of dessert is more appealing than the actual meal itself. If this sounds like your elderly loved one, you may be concerned he or she isn’t eating as healthily as possible. However, there are many sweet and tasty treats you can make right at home…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on September 10, 2020

If your aging parent has recently been diagnosed with dementia, you might not be sure what happens next or what to expect. Here are a few things to keep in mind as everyone involved moves forward. Look for the Signs People often mistake the signs of dementia for senility or…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on August 27, 2020

Dementia is a condition no one wants to face, but millions of people over the age of 65 end up developing it. While there’s no cure for dementia, catching it early and seeking medical treatment can slow its progression in many cases. Many seniors who suspect they’re developing dementia go…