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What is an Adult Day Care Center?

February 2, 2023

What is an Adult Day Care Center?

Caring for an aging parent or individual can be challenging, primarily if you work or don’t have additional support. If you’re a caregiver struggling to provide adequate care for your aging parent throughout the week, an adult day care center can be a wonderful, cost-effective solution. An adult day care center offers daily care at a facility designed with an elderly adult’s needs in mind. Activities may include card games, arts and ...

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Guardianship 101: What You Need to Know About Elderly Guardianship vs. Power of Attorney

January 27, 2023

Guardianship 101: What You Need to Know About Elderly Guardianship vs. Power of Attorney

As your parents grow older, it can be confusing and distressing to watch them struggle with vital activities like managing their finances. It’s important to consider different ways to help and support them through this difficult time. While end-of-life planning can be stressful to take on, having no plan in place can leave your family scrambling if something happens to your parents that leaves them incapacitated and unable to make decisions for themselves. A ...

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How to Handle Dementia Delusions?

January 19, 2023

How to Handle Dementia Delusions?

When delusions are a symptom of a loved one’s dementia can be as disconcerting for a caregiver or loved as they can be disorienting for the person living with dementia. A dementia delusion is a false belief that a person with dementia has. The belief can be about anything but often involves a misinterpretation of reality. For example, a person with dementia may believe a family member is trying to harm them or that ...

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Do You Need a Geriatric Care Manager?

January 12, 2023

Do You Need a Geriatric Care Manager?

It’s hard enough to deliver the care a senior loved one needs, managing the many moving pieces involved in delivering that care is a whole job unto itself. It is one that many families turn to a Geriatric Care Manager or Aging Life Care Professional for help. Geriatric care managers work with seniors and their families to coordinate and oversee care. Often they work with families to direct the care of a senior who ...

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Home Modifications You Can Make in Low-Vision Seniors' Homes

January 5, 2023

Home Modifications You Can Make in Low-Vision Seniors' Homes

Many elderly people struggle with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), low vision, or blindness and may have difficulty navigating their homes, taking care of themselves, or performing daily tasks. Low-vision seniors can live independently by making small changes to their personal living spaces, which can enhance their general quality of life. If you know a senior with vision loss and are responsible for their care, you should consider making some simple modifications to their home that ...

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5 Tips for Choosing the Right Home Care Company for your Aging Parents

December 15, 2022

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Home Care Company for your Aging Parents

There might come a time in your parents’ lives when chores and daily living activities, such as shopping, cooking, bathing, and dressing, can become quite difficult. Though you and your family can pitch in and help out from time to time, hiring an in-home care company might be the best way to ensure they receive round-the-clock care and attention. There are many different types of care providers out there, but not all of them may ...

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Common Elder Fraud Schemes to Watch Out For

December 9, 2022

Common Elder Fraud Schemes to Watch Out For

Every year, millions of elderly people are targeted by financial scammers. In 2021, there were over 92,000 elderly victims of fraud, resulting in $1.7 billion in losses. Seniors usually have financial savings, good credit and own a home—all of which make them attractive to scammers. In a cruel twist, their trusting and polite manner can make them a target. Furthermore, seniors might be less likely to report fraud because they feel ashamed ...

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How to Communicate With an Elderly Relative With Aphasia

December 1, 2022

How to Communicate With an Elderly Relative With Aphasia

If your aging loved one is struggling to communicate, it could be due to a medical condition many older people develop called aphasia. Aphasia interferes with their ability to speak, read, write and understand language. It usually occurs suddenly as the result of a stroke or head injury that damages portions of the brain that are responsible for language. But aphasia can also develop slowly, as the result of a brain tumor or a progressive ...

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Home Maintenance Tips for Seniors Who Live Alone

November 28, 2022

Home Maintenance Tips for Seniors Who Live Alone

Perhaps your parents are like many other adults who have decided they would like to age in their current place. You may have already senior-proofed their home with railings, shower bars and got rid of potentially hazardous area rugs. But that’s not where you should stop. There are routine house improvements that you’ll need to keep up with as well to keep it home safe home. Here are our top home maintenance tips ...

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Causes of Isolation in Seniors

November 17, 2022

Causes of Isolation in Seniors

Humans are social beings. Our connection with others is what helps us survive and thrive. However, many of our aging loved ones spend more time alone now than they did when they were younger. Many lose touch with family and friends, others have difficulty getting out of the house due to physical ailments. Over time, this social isolation and loneliness can affect their health and well-being and puts them at a higher risk for related ...

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