Category Archives: Tips for Caregivers

How Caregiving May Change Your Personality

Being a long-term caregiver for someone in your family is bound to change you and make a huge impact on your life. Most of the times, the changes that occur in your personality will be positive and beneficial. Caregivers tend … Continue reading

Posted in Caregiver, Family, Tips for Caregivers | Tagged , | Comments Off

When an Elderly Loved One Resists Your Care

Caring for an elderly loved one may be a difficult task, especially if your loved one is resistant to care. As people age, their cognition begins to decline, and they may not be totally in their right mind whenever they … Continue reading

Posted in Dementia, Tips for Caregivers | Tagged , , | Comments Off

How to Helps Seniors Avoid Social Isolation

Loneliness and social isolation is never good for anyone, especially seniors. Research into social settings has shown that social interactions are both mentally and physically beneficial for people of any age. Conversely, loneliness and social isolation has been linked to … Continue reading

Posted in Tips for Caregivers, Tips for Seniors | Tagged , | Comments Off

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Seniors

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love. Whether you wish to celebrate your love with your spouse, your children, or your elderly loved ones, Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday for this. Love is a beautiful human emotion that … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Technology For Seniors, Tips for Caregivers | Tagged , | Comments Off

Dealing with Elderly Loved Ones Distorted Sense of Time

As people grow older, their sense of time may diminish slightly. Along with this, comes the inability to figure out time and distinguish the time of day. While this does not occur to every elderly adult, it does happen quite … Continue reading

Posted in Tips for Caregivers | Comments Off

How to Handle an Elderly Loved One’s Difficult Behavior (Part 2)

Caring for an elderly loved one can be incredibly rewarding, but if your loved one has begun to exhibit a few bad behaviors, your job may become tedious and exhausting. Part one of this series discussed four bad behaviors that … Continue reading

Posted in Tips for Caregivers | Tagged | Comments Off

How to Handle an Elderly Loved one’s Difficult Behavior (Part 1)

Let’s face it, if you are a caregiver for an elderly loved one, then you probably have faced the brunt of a few bad behavior days. As people age and their health diminish, their attitudes about life and their care … Continue reading

Posted in Tips for Caregivers | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Caregiver Tips: Hair Care for Seniors

Having clean, freshly cut and freshly styled hair can completely change a person’s energy level, outlook on life and their mood. A hair cut is a way to relax and to feel and look good about yourself. However, as people … Continue reading

Posted in Tips for Caregivers | Tagged | Comments Off

Balancing Elder Care with Your Marriage

If you are a primary caregiver for someone you love, then you probably started your job pretty suddenly. Most family caregivers step up to the plate whenever one of their loved ones falls ill or becomes injured in an accident. … Continue reading

Posted in Caregiver, Tips for Caregivers | Comments Off

Christmas: Holiday Safety Tips for Seniors and Caregivers

Christmas time is a time for celebration, family and joy. But, if you have an aging senior in your family then you may need to be a bit extra cautious during this holiday season. For seniors there are several dangers … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Tips for Caregivers, Tips for Seniors | Tagged , | Comments Off