What’s the Best Pet for a Senior Loved One with Dementia?

Companionship in the form of a four-legged friend can be a real lifeline for people who are aging, especially when dementia is present. Throughout history, animals’ primary function has been utilitarian. They helped plow fields or transport passengers. Today domesticated animals have a strong connection for humans. Pets bring friendship to seniors and their family … Read more

Deprescribing Unneeded or Potentially Harmful Medications – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Family caregivers know all too well about seniors and polypharmacy. Polypharmacy refers to regularly taking five or more prescribed medications, which may lead to the use of unnecessary medications and possibly ineffective or harmful medications. Two-thirds of older adults take medications regularly. 36% of older adults take 5 or more prescription medications and 67% of … Read more

Celebrating Mothers With Gratitude and Love

Mother’s Day is a special day of celebration, recognition, and remembrance for the women who shaped our generations and us as individuals. Family caregivers show Mom how important she is to them every day, with Mother’s Day still being a special time to thank her for all she has done. We celebrate the women who … Read more