Putting Together a Comprehensive Parkinson’s Care Team

Being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, or simply “Parkinson’s”, can be a real game changer at any age. As a caregiver, one of the ways to ensure that they enjoy a higher quality of life is by assembling a comprehensive Parkinson's care team. These team-building tips can help with that.

By |2021-02-04T13:00:55-05:00April 5th, 2021|Categories: Quality of Life|Tags: , , , |

Personalize Your Senior’s Diet During National Nutrition Month

Aging-in-place seniors that become malnourished oftentimes face unique health challenges that place their independence at risk. March is National Nutrition Month, making it the perfect time to learn about ways to personalize your loved one’s plate so their body gets the nutrition it needs.  

By |2021-02-04T12:20:23-05:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Meals and Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

Getting Through to Your Aging Parents

For reasons like pride and control, seniors can become secretive about their health and stop listening to their own children. Watching your parents make risky decisions can be frustrating and even agonizing at times. Thankfully, getting through to your aging parents is possible by taking these steps. 

By |2021-01-18T14:58:19-05:00March 15th, 2021|Categories: Senior Care Advice|Tags: , , , |

How to Tell Your Family You Need Help Caring for Elderly Parents

Once your aging parents need caregiving assistance it’s not uncommon for old sibling rivalries to resurface as relationships get magnified. If you’ve been shouldering most of the caregiving burden alone, here’s how to let your family members know that you could use their help in caring for your elderly parents. 

What to Look for When Choosing a Senior Caregiver

If you’re like most informal caregivers, you also manage a household and at least a part-time job. Unless there’s a trusted family member or neighbor nearby, it may be necessary to hire a professional caregiver for mom or dad. Here’s how to find the best one:

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