Spend a little extra time this season to show your appreciation with a thoughtful gift to thank your caregiver for all they’ve done for you or your parents or your child.
Are you concerned because your mom is lonely? Maybe she can no longer drive to bingo on Monday evenings and she misses her friends. Or are you worried because your dad doesn’t bathe often enough?
Bone and joint health doesn’t get the attention it deserves. Musculoskeletal diseases like arthritis and osteoporosis affect nearly three out of four Americans over age 65.
September is Healthy Aging® Month, which means it’s time to focus on the positive aspects of growing older.
More and more seniors prefer to age in place, and flexible in-home care options are readily available.
If your parents are older baby boomers, it’s probably time to start talking about their future living arrangements.
Imagine wrapping up a busy day at work, getting the kids from school, heading straight to your parent’s house to make dinner – and then going home to face homework, your own chores, and the same routine again tomorrow.
Though providing care for an aging parent may start as a sprint, it often becomes a marathon. Perhaps an injury or illness sends you scrambling for emergency care, but you soon realize that your senior won’t recover fully.
Today many seniors prefer to stay in their own homes as long as possible, but family and friends often have concerns for their safety and well-being.
Where to Turn When Your Caregiver Needs More Training