Sleep Eluding Your Senior (& You)? Finding & Correcting the Cause

Sleep and our sleep patterns have become hot topics in the health arena of late. With the advent of wearable devices that track our movement, sleep, eating and drinking, we seem to be focusing on how much – or little – we sleep as a cause of trouble for us and our seniors. Many of … Read moreSleep Eluding Your Senior (& You)? Finding & Correcting the Cause

A Shot in the Arm – Immunizations Protect Seniors & Family Caregivers

August marks our celebration of Immunization Awareness Month to get us all ready to enter this winter’s flu season prepared! We know how important and life-saving immunizations can be for every member of the family but especially our senior loved ones who may be vulnerable to contracting illnesses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Read moreA Shot in the Arm – Immunizations Protect Seniors & Family Caregivers

Dementia Impacted by Vision & Hearing Issues – Caregivers Can Help

Do you have a senior loved one with dementia and notice your senior having more difficulty seeing or hearing things lately? Have you observed subtle changes in them such as straining to see or hear, sitting closer to you or turning up the volume of the TV? Did you realize that even seemingly small changes … Read moreDementia Impacted by Vision & Hearing Issues – Caregivers Can Help

Triple Decker Sandwich Caregivers Face Financial & Emotional Squeeze

Caregivers face many difficulties each day, don’t we? It might be finding time to do it all — even half of it — making everyone happy or just getting a shower some days! This of course doesn’t change the passion that we have for providing care to our senior loved ones. We are fulfilled even … Read moreTriple Decker Sandwich Caregivers Face Financial & Emotional Squeeze

Thriftiness While Saving the Planet – Green Caregiving with Seniors

We hear a lot about recycling and being ironmentally friendly. But what does that really mean to the life of a caregiver who is struggling to get everything done for the day without worrying about separating paper and plastic? Actually, when you think about going green it conjures up a lot of effort and great … Read moreThriftiness While Saving the Planet – Green Caregiving with Seniors

Overcoming Loss of a Senior Loved One When You’re a Family Caregiver

How can you hope to handle it? You have spent years caring for your senior loved one. You have given your all to serve them, protect them, meet their needs and love them unconditionally. The inevitable outcome of aging is death and we all know that our senior loved ones are moving closer to it … Read moreOvercoming Loss of a Senior Loved One When You’re a Family Caregiver

Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease – Help Seniors Stay Engaged & Active

Family caregivers of persons with dementia are growing in numbers as the number of elders diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and other dementia’s increase. Dementia diagnosis has often come later in the disease but more and more, of late, the diagnosis occurs in the early stage of dementia. There are benefits to an early diagnosis, though many … Read moreStages of Alzheimer’s Disease – Help Seniors Stay Engaged & Active

Technology Tools Giving Digital Boost to Seniors & Their Family Caregivers

The age of technology can provide us as family caregivers with a great amount of information and data to help us care for our senior loved ones. Technology gives us numerous ways to learn about their disease and how it impacts them, what treatments are recommended, their medications, medical procedures, and even provides a map … Read moreTechnology Tools Giving Digital Boost to Seniors & Their Family Caregivers

Good Health News — Chronic Disease Diagnoses & Related Deaths Declining

As our population continues to age, more will become victims of chronic diseases. Many family caregivers of older adults have encourage senior loved ones to take steps in their lifestyles to prevent or lessen the likelihood of developing chronic diseases. Good news! It appears our efforts seem to be paying off, great results are coming … Read moreGood Health News — Chronic Disease Diagnoses & Related Deaths Declining