Phone Scams and Seniors

11. October 2017 Safety 0
Phone Scams and Seniors
Keep Your Aging Parents Safe From Phone Scams   If you are unaware, 143 million people were recently exposed in a recent hack of Equifax. It seems like there is a new hack of some company almost every month. It can be overwhelming and frustrating to know that your personal information is floating around somewhere. ...

Convenience Tools for Aging Parents

Convenience Tools for Aging Parents
Roundup of My Favorite Convenience Tools for Aging Parents   As we get older, activities that used to be easy may become challenging due to changes to our body. If your aging parent lives alone at home, he or she may struggle with some of the basics that used to come easy. Conditions like arthritis ...

Motivation for Caregivers

02. October 2017 Inspiration 2
Motivation for Caregivers
Roundup of Motivational Quotes for Caregivers   Being a caregiver can be challenging, but there is also a lot of good that comes from caregiving. If you’re struggling with the weight of your caregiving role, here are some motivational and positive thoughts to help you take on caregiving.               ...

Speedy Self-Care for Caregivers

27. September 2017 Self Care 0
Speedy Self-Care for Caregivers
Super Quick Self-Care Caregivers Can Do At Home   There is no question that caregivers are among the busiest people around. I’d venture to say, even busier than a new mom caring for a newborn. The difference is, new parents usually have a lot of people jumping in to help or provide meals during that ...

Helping an Aging Parent Handle Grief

Helping an Aging Parent Handle Grief
What To Do When Your Parent Loses Their Spouse – Managing The Challenge of Grief When You Are Grieving Too   Dealing with grief from the loss of a spouse is extremely painful. It can be difficult for an adult child to help their aging parent cope with the loss since they too lost someone. ...

Where Caregivers Can Turn For Emotional Support

30. August 2017 Health 1
Where Caregivers Can Turn For Emotional Support
Handling the Emotional Side of Caregiving   Most caregivers step up to the plate because they love their caree. Sometimes, the process of becoming a caregiver is slow as a parent begins the aging process and other times it happens quickly due to a fall or illness. One thing that many caregivers don’t anticipate is ...

10 Quick Safety Checks for Caregivers

23. August 2017 Safety 0
10 Quick Safety Checks for Caregivers
Quick Safety Checklist for Caregivers When Visiting Aging Parents   I love lists. In fact, I recently read an entire book about lists (). If you are feeling scattered, I highly recommend this book since it is a quick read and will help you get yourself organized.   Lists aside, one of the main concerns ...