Are Supplements Safe For Your Aging Parents?

When you’re young, taking herbal or sports supplements is of little or no consequence to you. When you start to get older, however, your body changes and the effects of these same supplements may change along with it.   Here are some things to consider:   Medications Photo By Shutterstock/Adul10   First off, it is [...]

By |2017-09-29T09:00:00+00:00September 29th, 2017|Categories: Caregiving|Tags: , , , |

10 Tips For When Elderly Parents Won’t Listen

You love them, but sometimes your elderly parents won’t listen to you, no matter how good your advice is. The fact of the matter is, there will always be a reason for their stubbornness and a way to navigate around it to get what needs to be done accomplished. The challenge here is finding out [...]

By |2017-09-20T07:04:53+00:00September 20th, 2017|Categories: Caregiving|Tags: , , , , , |

5 Tips for Communicating with an Alzheimer’s Patient

While some Alzheimer’s patients are more lucid than others, communicating with anyone with Alzheimer’s requires a certain amount of knowledge, patience, and acceptance. By knowing certain tricks and tips that make this communication easier on both parties, you can learn how to successfully communicate with an Alzheimer’s patient. Read the following five tips for help [...]

How To Cheer Up Someone With Dementia

The unfortunate truth with many people living with dementia is that they will hit patches of depression over their condition from time to time. It is sad to see, but sometimes they will have days where the fog lifts and they realize that everything is not alright, and that takes a heavy emotional toll.   [...]

By |2017-09-05T08:12:39+00:00September 5th, 2017|Categories: Caregiving|Tags: , , , , |
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