Dementia Care Tips: How to Help a Senior Who Refuses to Change Clothes

Taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia requires creativity, patience, and empathy, being able to step away from your own reasoning and logic and realize why a specific behavior is occurring, and then to determine how exactly to successfully manage it. That’s certainly the case with a senior who refuses […]

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COPD in Older Adults: Overcoming the Struggles of Face Masks and COVID-19

Seniors with COPD have had to remain particularly watchful since the COVID-19 pandemic started, because they are likely at both an increased risk for contracting the virus and for developing more severe complications because of this. A recently available research study published by the European Respiratory Journal reported that COPD patients were more likely to […]

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Caregiving at Home? Try These Unique Senior Activities That Make a Difference

Search online for “activities for seniors” and you’ll probably find a number of games, crafts, memory-stimulating puzzles, and of course, the requisite bingo. What you will not find, unless you search quite a bit more, are the purposeful, philanthropic activities that bring meaning and purpose to our lives. And yet, if you ask older individuals […]

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How to Help Aging Adults Maintain Dignity, Purpose, and Meaning

“Here, let me help you with that.” “Don’t over-exert yourself!” “You can just sit here and rest; I’ll handle that.” How often have we made statements such as these to aging adults, with the best motives, of course? We want to do whatever we can in order to help our older loved ones, to ensure […]

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Family Caregiving: Add Some Fun Into the Daily Routine

Numerous individuals nationwide find themselves in a role of providing senior care for an older family member, and while serving as a family caregiver is incredibly fulfilling in many ways, the daily tasks involved with senior care may come to be tedious for both the caregiver and the senior. All Care In-Home Care Solutions, providers […]

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Enrichment Activities for Seniors Are More Important Than Ever!

Is your aging loved one getting involved in activities on a daily basis, or is she stuck in a rut that commonly involves TV-watching, eating, and sleeping? Especially during this time of quarantining and solitude, it can be difficult to maintain an active and engaged lifestyle – but it’s crucially important for the health and […]

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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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Top Tips to Help Family Caregivers Get More Done

Are your elderly parents in need of help at home? Are you additionally attempting to manage meeting the needs of children and family at home? If so, you are part of the sandwich generation – a demographic of individuals, usually in their thirties or forties, who find themselves responsible for raising their own children and […]

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