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A Recommended Reading List for Caregivers

Caregivers often feel that there aren’t enough resources available on how to provide quality care while balancing work, relationships and self-care. The truth is that there are a few excellent books out there, it just comes down to weeding…

10 Common Family Caregiver Confessions

Each day, we face new challenges and try, once again, to solve those that keep recurring. Caring for a loved one is trying work, and not every caregiver is able to keep a level head at all times. Moments of sadness, frustration and anger…

Coping with Seniors Who Won’t Accept In-Home Caregivers

Working with our aging family members is scary and stressful for all those involved. We thought today we would share insight from someone who's been there. Carol Bradley Bursack talks openly and candidly about her struggles and maybe it…

When Is it Time to Hire In-Home Care?

Most individuals over age 65 are happy, healthy and fully independent. However, by its very nature, the aging process eventually brings about physical and mental changes that can interfere with an active and self-sufficient lifestyle. A…

Hiring an In-Home Caregiver to Act as the Family Lookout

When caring for a senior, various health conditions can arise that are difficult to detect but often have some key indicators. Mood swings, changes in eating habits, and weight fluctuations. Hallucinations and physical injuries are all…

Tips for Helping Seniors Adjust to a New Caregiver

A successful experience with hiring in-home care involves establishing a trusting relationship with a company and their caregivers. When someone comes into the home to help with personal care tasks, such as bathing and dressing, or even…

The Superior Benefits of Senior Home Care

What’s best for your senior parent or loved one? What environment will best support their overall health and wellness? Where will they be happiest? These are tough questions many families have to ask themselves. The answers are different…
What Its Like To Be Old

What It's Like To Be Old

How does it feel to be old? It isn't something we can fully understand until it happens to us. As caregivers, we've all felt the frustration when dad can't hear at all, but pretends to follow every word of a conversation, or mom gets dressed…
Caring for Elderly Parents

A Guide To Caring For Elderly Parents

Aging is a fact of life. As adult children, when imagining our parents as seniors, we may not fully comprehend the extent to which their aging will affect them. Indeed, if they are already seniors and still in good health we may not feel…