7 Ways to Help Caregivers During National Family Caregiver Month

National Family Caregiver Month

November is National Family Caregiver Month, a program that was created to help and support caregivers. With over 65 million caregivers across America, many families have an aging loved one or chronic...

How to Renew Your Strength When You Are a Caregiver

Renew Your Strength When You Are a Caregiver

Do you know that the “e” in energy stands for? No? Well, it stands for excitement, exhilaration, and enjoyment! Think of a group of kindergartners bouncing all around, laughing, and enjoying themselve...

Pet Ownership Is a Mutually Rewarding Relationship for Seniors and Pets

Pet ownership for Seniors

It’s fairly easy to form a list of ways to help seniors to live healthier, more active lives. They can take vitamins or medications to stabilize health conditions. It helps to take exercise, find enjo...

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Finding balance is Essential, if You’re the Caregiver of an Older Adult

Finding balance

Finding a balance when you’re a caregiver can be daunting, but this is especially true when you are feeling overwhelmed and stressed out. If caregiver stress is not addressed, it can take a tremendous...

How Caregivers Can Use First Aid Kits to Properly Care for Older Adults

first aid kit

Do you have a first aid kit available for your loved one? If not, it’s high time you purchased one because emergency medical care is an important factor when caring for an older person. Why? Well, bec...

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Caregiving for Your Parent: When the Roles Are Reversed

Caregiving for Your Parent

When you were a child, if you fell or were crying, your Mom and Dad comforted you. Now the roles are reversed. You’re the one doing the caregiving of your parent. When you become a caregiver for your ...

Grandparents Day: To Grandmother’s House We Go! Hooray!

Grandparents Day 2017

Nothing awakens every one of our five senses like thoughts and conversations about our grandparents. Perhaps we remember helping Grandma make cookies or bouncing on Grandpa’s knee. A family’s most pre...

Things You Should Know About Staying Put And Aging In Place

Happy senior woman holding hands with caretaker

A relatively new concept for seniors has developed that allows them to live in their home as long as possible with some advanced planning and modifications. Known as aging in place, this term refers t...

Understanding Reverse Mortgages For Seniors

reverse mortgage for seniors

Reverse mortgages are an option for seniors to draw on the equity they have in their home. While this FHA loan program is designed to give seniors additional money towards retirement, it does come wit...

Setting Up A Living Trust For Elderly Parents

Close-up of older sick man holding his last will and testament

Your parents may have reached an age where they need help with their finances. You may be concerned that they will mismanage their assets or succumb to elder financial abuse that could deplete their s...