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
senior disabled woman outside wth caregiver
After months of distancing, isolating and quarantining from family and friends, stay-at-home orders have been relaxed. However, for older adults in particular, can it be safe to think about venturing out?… Read More
caregiver with assisting senior woman with masks on their face.
Providing care for a senior with Alzheimer’s disease is challenging under the best of circumstances; mix in a worldwide pandemic, one which calls for social distancing, personal protective equipment (PPE), and meticulous sanitation of both us and our home, and… Read More
Serious mature couple calculating bills to pay, checking domestic finances, middle aged family managing, planning budget, expenses, grey haired man and woman reading bank loan documents at home
Helping the elderly with finances is frequently a forbidden subject, as well as the cause of many arguments, enhanced emotions, and misconceptions. And for a large number of today’s seniors, who maintain a “Depression mentality” from decades of saving for… Read More
Caregiver Injury
They are currently understood to result in quite a few short-term negative effects, for example, memory loss and confusion, but new research connects several of the stronger anticholinergic drugs (like those prescribed for Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, depression, and overactive bladder)… Read More
Senior Care Atlanta
As a family caregiver, you likely experience various feelings each day: shared laughter over a joke with a senior loved one; worry over a health concern; and of course, once in a while, irritations. We want only the best for… Read More
An adult daughter and her mother spending time
The first signs are likely to be so subtle that most people would not even notice that anything is amiss. Mom is outgoing, friendly, and conversational while visiting loved ones and while running errands. However those closest to her are… Read More