Ready or not, the holiday season is quickly approaching. It seems as soon as the Halloween candy is passed out, twinkle lights and promises of holiday cheer descend upon our televisions and homes. If this season finds you caring for … Continue reading
When you are in the hospital, returning home is an exciting time. There’s just nothing quite like sleeping in your own bed, free of midnight vitals checks or loud sounds from the hallway. Seniors who have spent days in a … Continue reading
Did you know that more than 3 million older adults are treated in emergency rooms each year for injuries resulting from falls? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that senior falls happen at an alarming rate, with most … Continue reading
August is here which means among the back-to-school television advertisements and final farmer market stands of the season, the thermometer continues to rise and the sun feels sweltering. The dog days of summer can be difficult on all of us, … Continue reading
When you hear the word dementia, what symptoms come to mind? For most people, forgetfulness is the hallmark sign of Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia. However, there are many other side effects that accompany a dementia diagnosis. While each person … Continue reading
June is the perfect month to celebrate the men in our lives. Not only does this month hold Father’s Day (June 17), but the entire month is designated as Men’s Health Month as used as a time to encourage men … Continue reading
Every year, the Administration on Aging gives us all a reason to celebrate seniors in our lives, our families, and our communities. Older Americans Month reminds us that you can always make decisions and find solutions that allow you to … Continue reading
There are many benefits that come when you eat a healthy diet! Eating healthy does not wholeheartedly depend on eating fruits and vegetables ,it also depends on balancing your meals so that you are not over portioning. Additionally many fruits … Continue reading
“I can’t keep up. I just can’t do it all by myself!”
With tears streaming down her cheeks, I reached across the table and grabbed my mother by the hand, looked her straight in the eyes and said, “Guess what… you don’t have to! I’m glad you said something.” That’s when I started searching for elder care service providers to help out and decided to call CaringGivers.
In the hustle and bustle of today’s society we often take for granted the luxury of driving to transport us to social activities and appointments. Yes, I did say, luxury. However, many seniors who are aging often lose the ability to drive and must depend upon their caregivers for transportation for daily activities such as going to the grocery store, a doctor’s visit, or to visit their places of worship.