A Caregiver’s Guide To Daily Self-Care

12. April 2017 Self Care 22
A Caregiver’s Guide To Daily Self-Care
  How to Fit Self-Care in Your Day Without Stressing Yourself Out   Caregivers hear it all the time. “You need to take care of yourself.” “Don’t forget to care for yourself.” And on and on and on. The problem is, your day is already packed tight. How do you fit self-care into your day ...

Transportation and Aging

06. April 2017 Safety 0
Transportation and Aging
  What to Do When Your Aging Parent Is An Unsafe Driver   I owned and operated a transportation service for seniors in Los Angeles for eight years. One of the biggest challenges the aging population faces is the reality that they may be unsafe drivers. But what do you do if you live in ...

Signs Your Aging Parent Isn’t Safe

29. March 2017 Safety 0
Signs Your Aging Parent Isn’t Safe
  Is Your Aging Parent Safe At Home? Look For These Signs of At-Home Safety Risks   If your aging parent lives alone, you may worry about their safety at home. Maybe you’re concerned about their home being a safe environment for them or they have new people in their lives who concern you. If ...

Free Event – Caring For Our Caregivers Week

Free Event – Caring For Our Caregivers Week
Join Me For This Week-Long Online Event Designed for Caregivers   I want to share some exciting news! Next week (March 20 – 27), I will be participating in the Caring for Our Caregivers Week online event. I will be presenting on The Importance of Health Maintenance for Caregivers.   I hope you will take ...

Is Your Aging Parent Eating Well?

15. March 2017 Health 0
Is Your Aging Parent Eating Well?
  Ensure Your Aging Parent Has A Balanced Diet   If your aging parent lives alone, there is a chance that he or she is not getting proper nutrition. As we get older, our appetite decreases. If your aging parent is also dealing with health or depression issues, they may not have the energy or ...

Cost Cutters for Caregivers

09. March 2017 Bargains 0
Cost Cutters for Caregivers
  8 Easy Ways for Caregivers to Save Money   One of the major stressors for caregivers is the financial impact of caregiving. Whether you are taking time off work to provide care or are paying out of pocket for caregiving and healthcare necessities that aren’t covered by insurance, the costs add up.   If ...

10 Things Caregivers Can Do to Brighten Their Day

10 Things Caregivers Can Do to Brighten Their Day
  10 Ways for Caregivers to Fix a Bad Day   Caregiving is challenging. Caring for an adult is physically and emotionally demanding. Even the best days are hard. While rationally, you know that you are not a caregiver for the glory, but because you love the person you’re caring for, it is still draining. ...