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 »

A Guide To Caring For Aging Parents

For many seniors, assisted living communities and nursing homes are not desirable, which is why many prefer to continue living in the comfort and familiarity of home. Still, to remain independent at home, modifications are usually necessary. These adjustments may include changes in the home itself, from bathroom remodels to the addition of ramps, as… Read more »

Elder Care Resources

It’s easy to bury your head in the sand when you notice a parent or grandparent requires more support to remain safely independent and to accomplish daily tasks. Conversations around aging, needing more help, relinquishing car keys, or even suggesting a senior needs assistance can be difficult, so most people put them off until the… Read more »