Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Difference Between Medical and Non-Medical Homecare

When the seniors in your life begin to show signs that they need a bit of extra assistance, as they can no longer handle some of the functions of daily life, many are at a loss as to where to … Continue reading

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Who is Caring for the Caregiver? Healthy Habits for Family Caregivers

As our parents age, it is hard to watch the decline of our vibrant family members. However, aging in place is incredibly important to mental health, as well as one’s sense of freedom and independence. Making the choice to become … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Exercise for Seniors

As seniors age, they often begin to slow down in pretty much every way. However, just because one begins to age doesn’t mean that life has to stop. There are things that we can do with the seniors in our … Continue reading

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Becoming a Caregiver for a Senior: What to Expect as a Family Caregiver

When a family member, particularly a parent, begins to age, it is very hard on both the parent, and the child. Our parents have been, for our whole life, the people we look up to as to how to live … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Signs of Depression in Older Adults and Seniors

Depression is a real problem that many people, including older individuals face. Oftentimes, we fail to see depression in older individuals as there are extenuating circumstances in their life, such as the loss of a spouse or friends, or physical … Continue reading

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Pets and Seniors: The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

When someone begins to age, many aspects of their lives are changed completely. The physical and cognitive declines associated with aging makes life, as many know it, much harder to live as we once did. But there are things that … Continue reading

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Nutritional Risks: Warning Signs of Poor Senior Nutrition

When caring for an aging parent or loved one, there are some things that we need to look for to make sure that they are getting the care they need, and that we notice the signs that something might not … Continue reading

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Why Seniors Should Choose Care in Their Own Home

The realization that you or a loved one is aging and can no longer care for themselves without assistance is hard to handle. For family members of seniors, the idea that those who raised us and shaped who we are … Continue reading

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Long Distance Parent Care – Tips to Help Make it Work

Today, many of us are spread far and wide from our families. After we leave our parents homes, many of us find ourselves flung to the corners of the country, if not the corners of the globe. This distance makes … Continue reading

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