The time has come to go about hiring a home care agency to assist your mom or dad. How do you know which one to go with? Here are some suggestions.
Elder abuse is on the rise in the U.S. Since the start of the pandemic, it has become almost twice as common compared with previous years. Here is what you should know to help bring justice to our aging population.
Choosing the best home care agency for your loved one can be challenging- especially when it’s being done from a distance. Using these tips will help ensure that yours receives the nurturing that she deserves.
As a concerned family member, knowing if-and-when an aging loved one needs help around the home isn’t always easy. Here are 5 warning signs that it might be time to have “the talk” about home care with your senior.
Everyone needs a care insurance coverage. This is important to even for those who are in perfect health and think might need the services of assisted healthcare. Having long-term insurance health care guarantees you care services without having to stress about the financial expenses. Life insurance is not the same as care insurance. Long-term healthcare [...]
Each year we make yearly resolutions and a common one that always pops up is having a healthier lifestyle. It’s very common for people to focus on healthy eating habits and exercise. Well, this should not come as a surprise with the increasing number of people suffering from terminal illnesses. What if in 2018, your [...]
As our loved ones age, there are strategies they can implement to nurture a stronger memory. Lifestyle and daily habits have a huge impact on brain health and cognitive well-being as well as memory. A lack of sleep, poor diet, stress, lack of exercise can all hinder the functioning of a healthy brain. Nutrition & [...]
As our loved ones age, they often experience normal changes in their sleeping patterns. This includes becoming sleepy at an earlier time, waking up at an earlier time or enjoying a less deep sleep. But when it comes to disturbed sleep, waking up tired every day and other symptoms of insomnia, these are not a [...]
Whether your loved one is elderly or disabled, it can be hard to know when to ask for help. In society, we are taught that asking for help is a sign of weakness that results in embarrassment. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. If one of your loved ones is facing difficulty due [...]
As we get ready for the holidays, there are some potential safety problems you and your loved ones should avoid. It is common for younger and healthier family members to not consider the nutritional and environmental issues when they invite an older adult to a function. Reflexes diminish and health issues make us prone to [...]