Independence At Home For Aging Parents

22. November 2017 Safety 0
Independence At Home For Aging Parents
Help Your Aging Parent Remain Independent At Home With These Safety Tips   Most people want to stay in their own home as they age. That’s not surprising. The challenge is helping an aging parent remain in their own home safely. There are so many little challenges that come up and safety issues due to ...

Help Your Aging Parent Protect Their Privacy At Home

15. November 2017 Safety 0
Help Your Aging Parent Protect Their Privacy At Home
Paperwork And Financial Protections for Aging Parents   If your aging parent lives alone, they may be used to leaving important paperwork out, or even leaving money out in the open. Sadly, many unscrupulous people are aware that older adults tend to leave financial or personal paperwork out in the open and use it to ...

Organizing Strategies for Aging Parents

08. November 2017 Shortcuts 0
Organizing Strategies for Aging Parents
Help Your Aging Parent Manage Their Lives   If you are a caregiver to your aging parent, you know that you need to be organized to juggle everything on your plate. However, did you know that it will be beneficial to everyone involved if your aging parent or loved one is also organized?   Many ...

Detecting Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

01. November 2017 Safety 0
Detecting Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes
Signs Your Aging Parent Is Suffering From Elder Abuse In Their Nursing Home   Elder abuse is something no one likes to talk about. The idea that your vulnerable, sick or elderly loved one is being taken advantage of, or physically hurt can be unbearable. Unfortunately, it happens. It can happen to anyone, anywhere.   ...

Holiday Gifts for Elderly Relatives

Holiday Gifts for Elderly Relatives
What to Buy This Holiday Season for Aging Family Members Who Already Have Everything   The holidays will be here before you know it. If you’re stumped on what gifts to get your aging parents or other elderly relatives, you’re not alone. It can be hard to come up with the perfect gift for someone ...

Time Management Tips for Caregivers

18. October 2017 Shortcuts 0
Time Management Tips for Caregivers
My Favorite Time Management Strategies for Caregivers   While caregiving isn’t a job, it has many facets like a job. When you are handling many tasks, you need to have strong time management skills in order to keep the chaos in order. For most people, being a family caregiver is an entirely new role that ...

Phone Scams and Seniors

11. October 2017 Safety 0
Phone Scams and Seniors
Keep Your Aging Parents Safe From Phone Scams   If you are unaware, 143 million people were recently exposed in a recent hack of Equifax. It seems like there is a new hack of some company almost every month. It can be overwhelming and frustrating to know that your personal information is floating around somewhere. ...

Convenience Tools for Aging Parents

Convenience Tools for Aging Parents
Roundup of My Favorite Convenience Tools for Aging Parents   As we get older, activities that used to be easy may become challenging due to changes to our body. If your aging parent lives alone at home, he or she may struggle with some of the basics that used to come easy. Conditions like arthritis ...

Motivation for Caregivers

02. October 2017 Inspiration 2
Motivation for Caregivers
Roundup of Motivational Quotes for Caregivers   Being a caregiver can be challenging, but there is also a lot of good that comes from caregiving. If you’re struggling with the weight of your caregiving role, here are some motivational and positive thoughts to help you take on caregiving.               ...