How do you know when it's the right time for your loved one to transition to senior home care? Learn what to look out for here.
If you're a family caregiver, here are some ways you can work with professional caregivers so that your loved one's needs are always being met.
According to a recent AARP survey, a majority (77%) of Americans aged 50-and-over want to continue aging in place for as long as possible. If you feel that way, home care might be the perfect choice for you.
Are you staying up at night worrying about your aging parent's health and wellbeing? If you think it's time for home care, here’s how to select the right home care agency so that their needs are met and their wishes are respected.
Your elderly father still lives alone in the house you grew up in. Dad’s health hasn’t been the greatest lately, so you’ve been trying to help him out when you have time. After considering your options, you’ve decided that it might be best to hire dad a professional home caregiver.
Many older adults who are caring for an ill spouse are also too proud to ask for help, which then places the health and wellbeing of both parties at risk. To help ensure that doesn’t happen to you, use these caregiving tips from the experts.
When you’re not able to manage caregiver guilt, it can cloud your judgement, cause additional stress and anxiety, and eventually lead to burnout. To help ensure that doesn’t happen, learning how to avoid caregiver guilt is possible when taking these steps.
National Nursing Assistants Week is June 18-24, making it the perfect time to thank the nursing assistants in your life for their contributions and service.
Your elderly mother is having trouble performing simple tasks, and she’s locked herself out of the house several times. The other day mom went to the bank and couldn’t remember how to get back home. Mom’s forgetfulness has now reached the point you suspect she has dementia. What should you do?