Category Archives: Caregiver Resources

Seniors and Ride Share Services

Transportation challenges can be one of the biggest barriers to seniors engaging in social opportunities, following up with medical appointments, or running important errands. With about only 20% of adults over the age of 65 being licensed drivers, it is … Continue reading

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Celebrating Aging Women in Your Life

This month, as we celebrate our CaringGivers 10th anniversary, we can’t help but think about the community that has trusted us with senior care throughout the DMV (District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia). To say that we are thankful is … Continue reading

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Home Care Support for Diabetes

Some chronic conditions are more common than others. Diabetes, for example, affects about 16.5 million seniors in America. Due to its prevalence, it is no wonder why so many older adults are living with the condition, many of whom are … Continue reading

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What to Do When Your Loved One Refuses Assistance

You know that your aging loved one needs some support at home. Maybe you’ve noticed they struggle with personal care tasks or can’t keep up with basic housekeeping. Or, perhaps you’ve noticed they aren’t eating well or are struggling with … Continue reading

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Anesthesia and Seniors: What You Need to Know

When your senior loved one needs a dental or medical procedure, it is common to think about logistics like recovery time and pain, as well as making sure to inform the physician about any allergies or other potential complications. However, … Continue reading

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Myths and Truths About Alzheimer’s Disease

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and we are always happy to join the efforts of professionals and experts serving those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. Thanks to more and more awareness, some adults are being diagnosed … Continue reading

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Pain Management in Older Adults

None of us like to be in pain. A headache can ruin our day or an injury can leave us sidelined from our favorite activities. For older adults, pain can become even more of a challenge due to chronic conditions … Continue reading

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How to Find a Home Caregiver in Washington, D.C.

The right home caregiver can make staying at home safer, healthier, and more realistic for a senior who could benefit from a little extra support. Of course, you want to be sure you find a caregiver with experience, who works … Continue reading

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Home Care for Veterans

All older adults are unique, each with their own aging experience and health considerations. However, there are certain groups of seniors who share similar diagnoses or experiences, and those groups often must take special precautions to ensure they receive specialized … Continue reading

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Intergenerational Summer Activities for the Whole Family

Welcome summer, a season full of more sunshine, more opportunities to get outside, and more time with family. As you are planning your family get-togethers over the next few months, you might wonder how you can get everyone interacting with … Continue reading

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