Your share of the caregiving duties can vary depending on the level of required care, the number of caregivers involved, and the time commitment it takes. Using these tips when developing your caregiving support system will help ensure all your loved one's needs get met.
If you're not sure how to stay recharged this holiday season, what follows are several self-care tips that every family caregiver should know.
Are several easy and reliable ways to make your home environment safer and more comfortable for any holiday houseguest who’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
Encouraging a loved one to get home care assistance is never easy. Using these tips will help ensure that they get the nurturing they deserve.
Helping seniors deal with depression during the holidays isn’t easy, but we’d like to give you a few practical tips to keep their spirits (and yours) up.
Preparing meals for a loved one with dementia can be a daily challenge. But, two things remain constant - - their need for nutrients and your need to make sure that need is met.
f you’re wondering if the behaviors you’re seeing from your loved one are typical of seniors with dementia, The Family Caregiver Alliance has found these behaviors to be commonly found as a guide to dementia
Family caregivers spend an average of more than 24 hours a week helping their loved ones continue to live at home. Unfortunately, this time commitment and all the other obligations a caregiver has often put their physical and mental health at the bottom of their to-do list.
Being discharged from the hospital after a treatment or procedure can be notably stressful for those aged 65+. In addition to enlisting the support of family and friends, a professional caregiver can be an invaluable resource while recovering in the safety and comfort of your own home.
Why not spend National Senior Citizens Day introducing your loved ones to fun activities they can enjoy throughout the year? If that’s your goal, these entertainment ideas should make the festivities even more memorable for you both.