Visiting with Aging Parents for the Holidays? Use This Checklist to Assess Their Safety Level.

Living across the country from family makes it challenging to visit our older loved ones as much as we’d wish, but when the holiday season arrives, families make an extra effort to spend time with each other – making it the ideal opportunity to appraise a senior loved one’s safety and wellbeing. There are many […]

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When a Senior Loved One Has Dementia, How Do You Manage the Holidays?

Watching the holiday season through the lens of Alzheimer’s disease can seem to be anything but merry and bright. Family may be weighed down with caregiving responsibilities, and the disruption to routine may bring about more distress for a senior dealing with the effects of dementia. Nevertheless, with a little creativity and adjustment of expectations, […]

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Avoid a Trip to the ER This Holiday

Although we’d love to visualize enjoying a Norman Rockwell-worthy holiday celebration, with all of our family members spending quality time together and Mom’s traditional holiday feast, the reality for countless families instead features something unforeseen: an emergency room visit. As a matter of fact, research reveals that emergency room visits for seniors increase as high […]

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Taking Care of Senior Parents via Long Distance – How to Make a Plan for Care

Living far away from older family members can make home care needs easier to miss. As a matter of fact, many adult children of senior parents don’t even realize that Mom and Dad need assistance until they return home to visit or spend more time together during the course of the holidays. If you are […]

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Tips for Enjoying the Holiday Offerings While Managing Diabetes

The holidays are a great time to get together with family and friends, but let’s be honest: it’s often also a time for overindulgence in less-than-healthy meals. With numerous rich, fatty, and sugary delicacies on hand at every turn, it’s challenging to stick to a healthy diet, which can produce serious health problems for those […]

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Holiday Tips for Seniors: How to Avoid the “Winter Blues”

Even though the yuletide season is typically thought of as a time that is joyous, filled with spending time with those who are nearest and dearest and buying gifts, for seniors, it can be anything but merry and bright. A combination of lost loved ones, memories of past holidays, health issues and more can affect […]

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A Holiday Checklist for Seniors to Make Outings Easier for the Whole Family

The holiday season is filled with parties, celebrations, and get-togethers. However, for an older loved one, holiday excursions warrant a little additional planning and preparation. Follow these suggestions from All Care’s holiday checklist for seniors to be able to enjoy fun and relaxed outings with family members of all ages this holiday season. Prior to leaving the senior’s […]

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Celebrate Seniors This Holiday Season with Help from Your Rogue Valley Senior Care Experts!

The holidays are full of celebrations, parties, and gatherings. However, for an elderly loved one, holiday outings require a little extra planning. Follow these tips from All Care’s Rogue Valley senior care team in an effort to savor fun and relaxed outings with loved ones of all ages this season. Before leaving the house, consider: […]

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