Caregiving working and eating with young boys
If there is one positive after-effect of the pandemic, it is the caregiver support and appreciation generated as more and more people begin to realize the difficulties family caregivers have long been facing. Managing work and home life is without… Read More
senior person holding hands
With the COVID-19 pandemic taking the spotlight this past year, another quietly continues brewing: the pandemic of Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, it remains the 7th leading cause of death worldwide, and is predicted to impact as many as 150 million… Read More
senior lady on computer
It’s been a little over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic started; a year of fear, loneliness, and isolation for many older adults. Physical distancing has taken away the chance to provide the warmth and comfort of an embrace and… Read More
elderly lady having tea with her daughter
It might have come altogether without warning: an unexpected fall that resulted in a fractured hip and the requirement for Mom to have support and help to remain at home. Or, it may have been building up over time, such… Read More
portrait of a sprightly looking 90 year old man
It’s very easy to get swept up in the day-to-day tasks of caregiving for a senior you love. There is so much to be done, and frequently it is just quicker and more efficient to do it all yourself, letting… Read More
Senior man on video call for Christmas
Think of the most ideal holiday season you can envision. While that image may vary a little for each of us, it could include gifts, good food, lights, and traditions handed down through the generations. Yet what most certainly holds… Read More
Senior woman holding pills and reading the information on the label
With so many older adults taking several prescriptions, and with physicians adding and changing medications and dosages to determine the ideal solutions, it’s essential to understand what to do with meds which are no longer needed or that have expired.… Read More
Elderly disabled man with mask sitting in wheelchair, assisted by young female caregiver outdoors
Looking at the past several months, family caregivers have had to handle seemingly insurmountable challenges in connection with the care of the seniors they love. With COVID-19’s specific dangers to the elderly and those diagnosed with underlying health issues, such… Read More
Smiling nurse helping senior lady to walk around the nursing home. Portrait of happy female caregiver and senior woman walking together at home. Professional caregiver taking care of elderly woman.
While circus clowns and comedians may stir audiences to laughter over such stunts as slipping on a banana peel, there’s nothing funny about falling when it comes to senior loved ones, who are at a greater risk for serious injuries… Read More
masked senior man talking with health professional
The COVID-19 pandemic put our society on pause, including, among many other activities, healthcare appointments and procedures. As a matter of fact, approximately half of all adults either canceled or put off routine health care and elective treatments ever since… Read More