When it comes to finding a suitable environment for a loved one to recover, a senior may be given several transitional care options. Here’s why recuperating at home might just be the best option for your aging loved one.
If there’s an aging senior in your life, at some point they will probably need some outside help. Should you turn to a care facility or home care?
A growing body of evidence would seem to indicate that recovering at home might be the better choice for that special senior in your life. See why.
Recovering at home after a hospital stay can be hard on anyone, but it can be especially difficult for an aging-in-place senior and their loved ones. See how willpower can help them get through the recovery process.
According to the CDC, over 600 Americans die every year from heat-related illnesses- including many seniors. If you’re an informal caregiver here are several ways to keep your aging in place loved one cool, hydrated and comfortable all summer long.
Convincing an aging parent that they need care without being too pushy is never easy. Here are some proven ways you can get them to say "yes"!
If you're currently a caregiver for a senior that has suffered a stroke, your role in providing them with the support they need can make a big difference in keeping them safe at home. Here are five tips to help make that happen and assist them with their stroke recovery.
Nearly three-quarters of all strokes occur in people over age 65, and the risk of stroke more than doubles each decade after the age of 55. The risk for strokes in seniors is concerning and these are sobering statistics for them and their caregivers. Here are some of the signs to look for so you can get them the crucial early treatment they need.
All too often, family members and friends acting as caregivers go unrecognized. Rarely is their invaluable contribution to people's lives acknowledged. It's evident from the high incidence of caregiver stress that they need and deserve as much support and care as possible.
When Parkinson's progresses, it can create communication barriers that make caregiving more challenging. As a caregiver, finding ways to bridge that communication gap is essential for providing the level of care that your loved one needs.