Elderly Parents Refusing To Live In A Home

One of the most stressful experiences any adult child can go through is having an aging parent who refuses to move into an assisted living or memory care facility. This is compounded if s/he is also resistant to bring licensed care into the home. In the worst case scenario, it requires the eventual and inevitable… Read more »

10 Tips For Dealing With Demanding Elderly Parents

Elderly parents face dozens of challenges that can cause them to become irritable, irrational, or demanding. They may grieve getting older, experience chronic pain, or feel angry about changes to their finances, health, social circle, or living arrangements. How To Lighten The Load When Dealing With Demanding Elderly Parents While you primarily carry the load,… Read more »

Coping With Stress Of Taking Care Of Elderly Parents

Full-time caregivers of elderly parents have a great weight on their shoulders. However, even part-time caregiving has its fair share of stresses and emotional/energetic strains. This is particularly true if you’re in what’s known as “The Sandwich Generation” (sandwiched between aging parents and kids who still live at home) OR if yourself or someone in… Read more »

5 Signs Your Aging Parents Need Help

Needing help doesn’t mean aging seniors should move into assisted living or a memory care center. It is often as simple as getting trustworthy and caring assistance from an outside party to support or execute the tasks seniors struggle with from day-to-day. In some cases, this may mean hiring a driver who comes once or… Read more »

10 Tips On Caring For Elderly Parents At Home

Caring for elderly parents at home is typically the first step in a senior’s long-term care plan. Not only can it be a way to save money and remain in the comforts of home, but it bides time while family members assess what is needed in terms of home care versus facility-based care. Most often,… Read more »