Are you a family caregiver to a senior friend, neighbor, or loved one? Many of you who are caregivers would answer that question “no,” not realizing you truly are. It’s not a label of which one should be afraid or embarrassed to be given, but a reason to be proud. You are one of the … Read moreCould You Be Family Caregiver But Not Realize It?
Family caregivers are responsible for many things requiring skills that they may never have had to use before and may be wondering what is the best way to accomplish certain tasks. Caring for a wheelchair may be one of those things. Often we are learning about wheelchairs at the same time as our senior loved … Read more9 Wheelchair Safety Tips for Seniors
Caring for our senior loved ones is, in some ways, similar to a multifaceted jewel for family caregivers. There are so many fine details that we must carefully consider and oversee for them to shine and keep them safe as they age. One of the most fragile and treacherous points of care is our seniors’ … Read moreProtecting Seniors’ Financial Well-Being
As the number of baby boomers who are also seniors grows rapidly, the number diagnosed with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, also grows. It is estimated there are more than 16 million people with dementia right now. 5.3 million more each year receive a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, one new person every 67 seconds. According to the Alzheimer’s … Read moreCreative Storytelling Helps Seniors with Alzheimer’s and Dementia