Four Tips for Helping Your Senior Part with Things

Your senior’s belongings can get complicated, especially if there are so many of them that they’ve become clutter in their home. Clutter can be a safety concern, so that may require you and your senior to have some difficult talks and to make some tough decisions. Take a Memento of Some Sort. One reason so many belongings can find a home with your senior is that they’ve been collected over time. Each item may have sentimental connections to someone your...

Read More

5 Safe And Healthy Summer Activities For Seniors

Staying active is an important part of aging healthily. Partaking in healthy activities is great not just for physical health, but mental well-being as well. The social benefits can even prolong life. With summer just around the corner, it is a good idea to have some activities ready to go.  Below are five easy, safe and healthy summer activities for seniors: Have a picnic. Getting outside is especially important. Sunlight is an excellent source of Vitamin D, which helps fight...

Read More

Ideas for Fun with Your Elder on American Family Day

Elder Care - Ideas for Fun with Your Elder on American Family Day

Back in 1977, Arizona's Governor Raul Hector Castro proclaimed August 7th as being American Family Day. It was signed into law a year later. Since that time, the annual holiday has expanded to many other states and shifted to August 1st. The goal is to celebrate being a family together. An elder care aide could accompany your parent if extra support is needed.   When was the last time your family gathered to celebrate your close family bond? Providing you...

Read More

Tips For Traveling With Seniors

As restrictions are loosening up due to increased COVID-19 vaccination rates, travel plans are being made.There is no age limit to travel, so if you are planning a family trip and are going to include your elderly loved one, below are some travel tips to keep in mind:  Choosing the right travel times. Travelling can be arduous for anyone, especially if it happens to be a long journey. Issues such as jet lag and exhaustion are very common and take...

Read More

How to Tell If It’s Still Safe for Your Aging Parent to Drive

One of the hardest things some seniors may face is the risk of no longer being able to drive. While there is no age cut off, many factors can impair driving making it unsafe for some to be on the road.It is our experience that taking away a loved one’s ability to drive feels like taking away their independence. It is often felt that driving is our right when really, it is our privilege and our duty to remain safe...

Read More

How to Beat Caregiver Burnout

Family caregivers do a lot and all that they do requires energy. If your own energy levels aren’t where you want them to be, there might be a good reason for that. There are some simple tricks you can put into place to boost your energy. If you’re still feeling sluggish, be sure to talk  to your doctor about what might be going on with your overall health. Watch the Caffeine  Caffeine definitely gives you an energy boost, but it...

Read More

Men’s Health: 4 Tips to Improve Your Loved One’s Health and Well-Being

Summer is a time to celebrate fathers, so it is appropriate that it is also the time to observe Men’s Health Week, a time to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This week is a time to recognize that preventing men’s health problems is not just a man’s issue. Because the impact these issues can have on wives, mothers, daughters and sisters, it is truly a family...

Read More

Care Plan 101: How to Prepare for a Crisis Ahead of Time

Nobody likes a crisis, especially when it relates to a loved one’s health. Proper care planning is crucial for ensuring your elderly loved one and any other family caregivers get the care and support they need.  A care plan is a document that serves as a resource to record a patient’s needs and preferences in case anything were to happen to their health. It also serves as a way to delegate daily tasks to family caregivers. While care plans look...

Read More

Six Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors

As the days start to get longer, it is a time for fresh starts. One popular way to do this is through spring cleaning. While doing a series of chores and cleaning out things looks different to everyone, making this a priority for seniors has added benefits since a clean environment is crucial to good health.  Below are six ways you can simplify the spring cleaning process for seniors: Spread out the process. Spring cleaning doesn’t have to be done...

Read More

Celebrate National Women’s History Month

We all know women who have made a significant impact on our lives. While we should celebrate the accomplishments of women all year, March is officially recognized as National Women’s History Month. This is the perfect opportunity not only to learn about the impact women have made throughout our lives, but also to celebrate the women in our own lives.  Below are some ways you can observe this month with the seniors in your life and gain insight to the...

Read More

Call Now ButtonCall Now! Available 24/7
WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com