10 Common Nursing Home Problems & How To Fix Them

Making decisions about the care of your aging parents who are no longer able to care for themselves can be one of the most difficult choices adult children have to make. As you try to juggle your responsibilities and their needs, you can find yourself faced with figuring out how to provide them with care,… Read more »

Understanding Aging Parents & Coping with Resistance

If you are searching for care for your loved one, chances are it’s because they have come to a point where they are starting to have mental and/or physical struggles.  Perhaps it’s a case of mental confusion, a physical change or hardest of all, a total or partial loss of independence.  As you can imagine,… Read more »

Avoiding Hospital Readmission

When you’ve just gotten out of the hospital, you’re ready to start enjoying the comfort of home again and getting back on your feet and the last thing you want is to have to go back in. Sometimes people with chronic illnesses may be admitted to the hospital repeatedly, but many readmissions are avoidable, particularly… Read more »

10 Ways To Keep Seniors Active

As people age, they sometimes grow less active, exercising far less than when they were younger. This may occur because they have aches and pains that limit movement, for example, or because they feel socially isolated and lack friends to exercise with. However, staying fit means seniors can continue with their daily activities and remain… Read more »

How To Choose The Right Home Care Agency [A Guide]

Deciding to use a home care agency to support day to day independence for yourself or a senior loved one is a big first step. And, even if a senior doesn’t need care immediately, interviewing local home care agencies is a good way to learn more about what’s available in your area.  Contact information and… Read more »