Learn How Family Therapy Can Help Family Caregivers

Although everyone loves to reach significant milestones in their life, even if those milestones aren’t negative, they can cause stress. Losing a job. Starting a new job. Getting married. Having children. Read More

How to Stay Aware of Mental Health Concerns in Seniors

The isolation and fear that COVID-19 has brought about has had an enormous impact on the mental health and wellbeing of older adults. In a recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll, nearly 50% of the older adults surveyed shared that their stress and worry level has adversely affected their own health. Read More

Use the SMILE Technique When Facing Caregiving Difficulties

Stop for a moment to close your eyes and visualize yourself like this: You’ve spent most of your life providing care for and assisting others – as a parent, in your career, by volunteering in your community, and as a grandparent. Read More

Understanding How to Care for Aging Skin

It’s not an aspect of elderly personal care that is as commonly talked about as other tasks, but is critical to keeping older adults healthy nevertheless. Understanding how to care for aging skin can prevent a variety of difficulties for seniors, including discomfort, dryness, bruising, itching, and more.  Read More

Is Your Senior Loved One at Risk of Elder Abuse?

Providing the assistance that helps seniors continue being independent, healthy, and happy is the mission of our professional senior care experts. Considering the quality of life of aging adults is so important to us, it’s crucial that we take a look at a topic that can be challenging for many of us to even imagine – elder abuse. Read More

How to Recognize the Signs of Elder Abuse in a Senior Loved One

Even though abusing an older person is something that would never cross the mind of most people, it is a tragically common situation in the United States. Elder abuse occurs in many ways, from physical to emotional, and it strikes the most frail and vulnerable among us. Read More
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What You Need to Know About a TIA, a Possible Precursor to a Stroke

Confusion. Slurred speech. Numbness that occurs on one side of the body. Sounds like a stroke, right? Then again, if those stroke-like signs subside rather quickly and are rather mild, they may be caused by a TIA (transient ischemic attack). Read More
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Overcoming Dysphagia Challenges with Home Health Care

On a hot summer day, there is nothing more satisfying than a tall, cold drink; however, for a person with dysphagia, this simple pleasure can be dangerous. Dysphagia – or difficulty with swallowing – impacts millions of seniors, because of weakened mouth and/or throat muscles. Read More
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What Is Compassion Fatigue?

Family caregivers dedicate so much of themselves to the ones they care for – both emotionally and physically. It’s easy to grow to be exhausted and to start to experience feelings like indifference, weariness, and a detachment from the person in your care. Read More
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How to Reduce Stress and Increase Calm for Family Caregivers

Emotional stress for family caregivers is inevitable, but actually, not always a negative thing. In fact, as they say, “A diamond is just a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well.” Read More