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Recovering From Caregiver Stress & Burnout

Caregiver stress and burnout is a common problem for caregivers around the world. After all, you are giving so much of yourself to someone else—it’s bound to eventually take a…

Top Safety Tips for Seniors

Home safety is of paramount importance—especially for seniors. Our older loves ones usually prefer living at home as long as they can, but in order for them to make the…

What is Effective Caregiving?

We all want to be effective caregivers. What is the point in helping someone in their waning years if it’s not useful, impactful and centered around great meaning? Naturally, amongst…

Physical Exercises for Dementia Patients

Exercise is important for everyone—even those with dementia. Many people might think of dementia patients as being lifeless, confined to chairs and looking out windows at others who are moving…

Golden Years

We all want to see our parents to be healthy, active and happy as they reach the “golden years.” Here are 6 tips to support and encourage them. Tip #1:…

Medicare vs. Medicaid

With the passage of the Affordable Care Act and the attempts at modifying it over the past few years, there has been a lot of talk about two important governmental…

How To Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Being a Caregiver doesn’t mean they have to deliver a miracle – it’s about making a difference in someone’s life. They may not be able to cure your loved one’s…

Is It Normal Aging or Alzheimer’s?

Many people worry about being forgetful, and tend to jump to conclusions that something could be wrong with them. Studies have shown, that 50% of people over the age of…

What Are Continuing Care Retirement Communities?

More than likely, you are familiar with the concepts of nursing homes and assisted living facilities—right? These are common options for seniors, providing much-needed care and attention to those getting…