Tag Archives: caregiver resources

Isolation and Seniors: Why It Happens and How to Fix It

Seniors living at home alone are especially vulnerable to the dangers of isolation. Discover the facts about isolation and how to bring the support to your loved one that they need to thrive. Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Benefits of Respite Care

Are you looking ahead to a summer full of travel? For most adult children who take on the majority of care tasks and advocacy for their aging parent, getting out of town for a trip – business or vacation – … Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Being a Smart and Safe Patient

As a senior, you may feel like you are heading to doctor appointments more often than you did when you were in your 30s or 40s. It’s true – seniors do tend to visit medical professionals more often, though for … Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Keys to a Healthy Heart

It’s no wonder why February is designated American Heart Month. You just need to look around your local grocery store to catch glimpses of all things pink, red, glitter, and Cupid. Hearts are an important part of our culture, our … Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

The winter months, while cozy, can be especially dangerous and isolating for seniors living at home alone or with a partner. Along with snow and ice, winter can usher in the increased risks for falls, hypothermia, and even depression for … Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Your Senior Holiday Gift Guide

Are you writing your list and checking it twice? Giving, and receiving, a special and thoughtful gift is a lovely part of the holiday season. However, trying to choose a gift for someone you love can sometimes be awfully challenging. … Continue reading

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Preparing for the Holiday Season: Tips for Comfort and Joy

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Safe Transitions Back Home

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

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hidden Fall Risks In Your Home

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

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Senior Summer Safety: Heat and Hydration

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

Posted in Resources | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment