Providing safe transportation is one of the first challenges many families encounter when a senior chooses to age in place.
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 -- especially during the pandemic.
Many families don’t realize how much a loved one’s health has deteriorated until a fall sends her to the hospital.
Whether you stepped in to help an elderly relative out of love, a sense of responsibility, or financial necessity, caregiving can sometimes feel like a burden – even for the most devoted family members.
Where to Turn When Your Caregiver Needs More Training
Some seniors, particularly those in the early stages of dementia, may have a hard time trusting anyone other than the family member they rely on most. Yet being solely responsible for an elder’s care can quickly become a heavy burden for tha
Realizing that your parent has become incapable of caring for herself or making reasonable decisions about her property is a heart-wrenching discovery.
Is your senior safe from financial abuse? You might be surprised.
With so much coronavirus attention focused on the vulnerability of adults over 60, health experts worldwide are ramping up warnings that seniors are not the only ones at increased risk of contracting the Covid-19 disease.
With the potential for seniors over 65 to be at greater risk of the coronavirus, it’s important that families take the recommended precautions for themselves as well as their elderly loved ones.