As a concerned family member, knowing if and when an aging friend or relative needs help around the house isn’t always easy. Here are 5 warning signs that it might be time to have “the talk” about in-home senior care with that special someone in your life.
According to the National Council on Aging, up to five million older Americans are abused every year, and the annual loss by victims of financial abuse is estimated to be at least $36.5 billion. Yet, sadly, it’s estimated that only one in 24 cases of abuse are reported to the authorities.
If your loved one is resistant to venturing outside, these are some ideas to help them regain their desire for fresh air and sunshine, and possibly establish a routine of spending time outdoors.
Aging parents are moving in with their adult children more than ever before. If you currently find yourself in this situation, here’s how to coexist with an elderly parent while living under the same roof.
Getting aging loved one to accept in-home care is never easy. Here’s how to get even the most stubborn senior to say “Yes.”
Although signs of dementia may vary by patient, the early stages may include memory loss, depression, hallucinations are some early signs of dementia.
Seniors that feel lonely and isolated are more likely to experience cognitive decline and even are exposed to the risk of dementia than those who stay socially connected. For that special senior in your life, here’s why good brain health often results in a higher quality of life.
The value of professional caregivers cannot be overstated. It's a career that really makes a difference in the lives of many seniors! See if it's a good fit for you.
When it comes time to pay for senior care, many seniors discover that they weren’t prepared financially. Here are 7 tips that can help in that situation.
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?