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By Kimberly Miller, 8:00 am on January 17, 2023

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis can disrupt the lives of both the senior and his or her family members. As the disease progresses, older adults require more help with everyday tasks. While caring for a senior with Alzheimer’s may seem overwhelming, you can take the following steps to simplify your caregiving duties. …

By Kimberly Miller, 8:00 am on January 3, 2023

It’s not uncommon for aging adults to see many changes in their skin and develop issues such as eczema. Signs and symptoms typically include dry, itchy, and scaly skin. If your aging loved one has eczema, consider taking the following steps.  Identify the Cause The causes of eczema can vary…

By Kimberly Miller, 8:00 am on December 20, 2022

As seniors age, they have an increased risk of memory and cognitive conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Though there’s no single way to prevent them, there are ways to help your aging loved one decrease his or her chances of developing these conditions. Read on for a few…

By Kimberly Miller, 8:00 am on December 6, 2022

As seniors age, they usually require more assistance. However, they may balk at their adult children’s attempt to provide the assistance they need. This is especially the case when it comes to helping them see the need to engage in regular exercise. To help your aging parent take steps to…

By Kimberly Miller, 8:00 am on November 22, 2022

Being a family caregiver is a rewarding experience, but it can also be stressful at times. When you’re a caregiver, you have to juggle everyday tasks while also ensuring your aging loved one is as healthy and happy as can be. Use the following strategies to prevent stress from building…

By Kimberly Miller, 8:00 am on November 8, 2022

After living in their homes for decades, many older adults have accumulated a large number of items. However, they may eventually sacrifice open spaces in their residences to make room for all of their personal effects. For various reasons, seniors should consider simplifying their spaces by removing the clutter.  1….

By Kimberly Miller, 8:00 am on October 18, 2022

Many seniors can age in place with the help of family members and close friends. Caregivers play an important role because they can make tasks less challenging for their aging loved ones. Continue reading to learn what you can do to help your loved one remain safe and in good…

By Kimberly Miller, 8:00 am on October 4, 2022

As your senior loved one’s dementia progresses, he or she may require a higher level of care because of increased confusion, unsafe behaviors, and memory loss. Consequently, as your loved one’s caregiver, you may require more assistance. Here are some ways to find help as a dementia caregiver. Ask Your…

By Kimberly Miller, 8:00 am on September 20, 2022

When your senior loved one is being released from the hospital, it’s essential to make the transition back home as smooth and stress-free as possible. There are a number of ways to accomplish this and increase the odds of a positive outcome. Explain the Process Before heading home, let your…

By Kimberly Miller, 8:00 am on September 6, 2022

Asking for assistance is difficult for most seniors, which is why family caregivers need to be observant and step in as soon as their aging loved ones are unable to perform daily tasks independently. Failing to help a loved one in need could lead to severe accidents and health problems….