Eating Healthy When You’re Busy

12. September 2016 Health 0
How to Eat Well When You Don’t Have Time to Cook     Last week I participated in a Twitter chat about nutrition for seniors and people living with cancer. One of the main themes of the chat was that it is critical for seniors to eat healthy foods. The same goes for caregivers, who ...

Top 5 Caregiving Stories This Week

09. September 2016 Weekly Roundup 0
    Happy Friday! I hope you have had a wonderful week! I participated in a Twitter conversation (follow me at @caregivingeasy) on nutrition for seniors this week, so in addition to a roundup of my favorite caregiving stories this week, I’ll re-share my posts on healthy eating.     When You Are Shamed for ...

The Power of No

08. September 2016 Self Care 0
Learning to Say No When You’re a People Pleaser         If you are a caregiver, it is likely you have a problem saying no. Just the fact that you selflessly decided to take on the epic task of caring for another person’s needs shows that you willingly take on tasks that go ...

Prevent Caregiver Burnout

07. September 2016 Self Care 2
How Caregivers Can Prevent Burning Out When The To Do List is Too Long       Caregiver burnout is a state of physical, emotional and mental exhaustion that may be accompanied by a change in attitude. Does this sound familiar? If it does, you need to reach out for help. Your loved ones would ...

Fire Safety for Seniors

05. September 2016 Safety 0
Common Fire Hazards       Caregivers have so many items on their to do list that some safety concerns fall low on the immediate list, even if we know they are a high priority.   Fire safety is important all year, but as we start approaching Fall and Winter, we tend to do more ...

Top 5 Caregiving Stories This Week

02. September 2016 Weekly Roundup 0
  Happy Friday! I don’t know about you, but I am really looking forward to this long weekend. I hope you have the opportunity to rest and recover and take a little time for self-care.   Here are my five favorite stories for caregivers this week. Enjoy!     Make End of Life Discussions Natural ...

Transportation Options for Seniors Who Don’t Drive

01. September 2016 Safety 0
Transportation Options for Seniors Who Don’t Drive
How to Help Aging Parents Maintain Independence After They No Longer Drive   The biggest fear most seniors have about turning over their car keys is that they will lose their independence. As a result, it can be hard for family caregivers to address unsafe driving with their aging parents. If your aging parent is ...