As we start to age and get older, it’s usual to experience reduced mobility and issues with our flexibility and suppleness. Some people suffer with these issues more than others in their old age, and it is usually necessary for them to use a mobility scooter or an electric wheelchair. However, even though some people…

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After intensive surgery, it’s vital to take post-operative care seriously. Nutrition is one of the most critical aspects of ensuring that the body has everything that it needs to heal. The American Cancer Society highly recommends a proper nutrition-filled diet to rebuild tissue and ultimately regain your strength. However, there is a lot of food…

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As they get older, seniors may choose to move in with their children. This provides them with companionship and care they need as they age while also allowing them to maintain close contact with their kids and grandkids. Sharing a family home can also cut expenses for all involved. Given the advantages, especially during the…

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handwashing

      Have you ever heard the saying “cleanliness is next to godliness?” This popular saying highlights the importance of having measures in place to keep the environment where you care for your loved one or client clean. For example, routinely disinfecting the living space where your client or loved one receives care and…

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son & elderly father

Is your senior parent starting to have trouble getting around at home? When an aging parent starts falling behind on household chores or struggling with staircases, it’s a sign that it’s time to downsize. Downsizing to a smaller, more age-friendly home allows seniors to maintain their independence in a home that’s suited to this stage…

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Long_termCarePlanning

You’re diligently saving money for retirement, so you’ll be able to live comfortably as you age. But if you’re not accounting for long-term care costs, you could be in for an unpleasant surprise. Many adults don’t realize that long-term care isn’t covered by most health insurance, and as a result, fail to plan for this…

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Respite_Article

Every caregiver deserves a break, including you! Time away from caring for your loved one is vital to your well-being. Yet, far too often you may find that you are not taking time for self-care that you need and deserve. Perhaps you feel guilty or feel selfish for taking a break as the needs of…

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