What Can You Do to Be Prepared When Helping a Senior with Incontinence?

Incontinence can crop up as a temporary issue as a result of another health problem or it could gradually become a bigger concern for your senior. The more prepared you are, the easier it is to help your senior with incontinence. Keep Supplies on Hand. You’re going to need the same sorts of supplies several […]

Meaningful Ways to Stimulate Your Parent’s Memories During a Family Reunion

A family reunion or other gatherings are a wonderful time to reminisce about past times with your loved ones, and tell stories about your memories. If you are a family caregiver for an aging adult who is struggling with memory loss, such as related to Alzheimer’s disease, you may worry that they won’t be able […]

May is Older Americans Month

To recognize and honor all the ways that older Americans contribute to their communities, several organizations created Older Americans Month, observed each May. It’s an excellent opportunity for people to look at the needs of older Americans and take action to ensure that these wonderful citizens are not marginalized. Family caregivers can take advantage of […]

Does What Your Aging Parent Eats Make an Impact on Their Parkinson’s Disease?

If you are a family caregiver for one of the million people throughout the United States currently living with Parkinson’s disease, it is likely that ways to help them manage their condition is something you think about frequently. You want to make sure that your aging parents can live the fullest, most fulfilling quality of […]

What to Keep at Your Parent’s Home for Your Caregiver Journey

Preparedness is an essential part of being an effective caregiver for your elderly adult. When you are fully prepared you are able to fulfill your care tasks confidently and manage unforeseen circumstances with less stress. One way that you can do this is by keeping some personal items at your parent’s home for the duration […]

How is Good Humor Linked to Good Health in Seniors?

Many seniors experience stress and sadness due to disease, loss, decline in mobility, financial struggles, and their own fears and worries. Even with support from family, home care aides, friends, and clergy, elderly adults may find it difficult to stay optimistic. Humor is an excellent way for seniors to cope with the challenges they face […]

Elder Care Options for Seniors with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is a devastating injury with a range of symptoms that can lead to physical and mental disabilities in the elderly. More than 60 percent of all TBIs in seniors are caused by falls. Recovering from a traumatic brain injury is a long and difficult challenge because this type of injury […]

Helping Your Senior Leave a Legacy with a Family Quilt

Leaving a legacy is something that is very valuable to many elderly adults. The thought of being able to pass along something to future generations that will ensure the family remembers them and the impact that they made, and that was made by the people before them, can help your senior to feel more meaningful […]

Caregiver of the Month April 2018

Every baseball team that wins the World Series has a superstar “utility” player.  A utility player is one who can play several positions (infield, outfield, even catcher) and is also a good batter.  These players are rare.  They must be very athletic and flexible, while contributing an excellent winning attitude regardless of their role.  You […]

Dan “Likes”: Seniors Moving Smarter@HOME

You all know how personalized the moving services are at Seniors Moving Smarter. Liz and Carl do a great job. Now they offer additional services for our senior community who are NOT planning to move. It’s brilliant…read on!   @HOME Downsize. Simplify. Stay at Home. Moving may not be the best decision for you or […]

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