Caregiver Support – Why Self-Care is Not Selfish

To avoid caregiver stress, it may become necessary to focus on your own health so that your senior continues to receive the care they deserve. If you currently find yourself in this position, here’s why practicing self-care doesn’t mean that you are a selfish person. 

Recognizing the Signs of a Stroke in Seniors

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.

By |2021-02-16T16:18:34-05:00May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Senior Living|Tags: , , , |

Why Family Caregivers Deserve Care Too

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.

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: , , , |
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