Tips for Long Distance Caregiving

“My parents live too far away for me to care for them personally, so how can I make sure they have the help they need to age in place when I’m not close by to help?” First, put your mind at ease; you are in good company. Many Baby Boomers and Gen Xers live so… Read more »

How To Stay Digitally Connected With Seniors

Remaining socially connected and engaged with seniors is essential for their physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. Doing so has always been a challenge for those who live hundreds or thousands of miles away from senior loved ones, but current coronavirus pandemic-related shelter-in-place restrictions combined with senior facility contact restrictions have prioritized the need to intentionally… Read more »

7 Fun & Engaging Indoor Senior Activities

When the weather is either too hot or too cold to enjoy outdoor activities, the need to switch attention to activities that can be enjoyed indoors is a priority for seniors and their caregivers. It is helpful to have pre-planned tips and tricks up your sleeve when home-based activities are the only option. 7 Indoor… 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 »