Common Vision Problems in Senior Citizens

Common Vision Problems in Senior Citizens

Many senior citizens will experience vision problems at some point. There are so many different types of vision problems they could experience, as well. If you are helping with an elderly loved one, it is important to keep out for some of the most common vision...
Ways to Help Your Elderly Loved One Fight Inflammation

Ways to Help Your Elderly Loved One Fight Inflammation

Unfortunately, inflammation is something that takes over the lives of many people. The majority of elderly adults deal with some form of an inflammatory condition. In many instances, this is something like arthritis. Those who live with inflammation find that it...
Four Ways to Make Communication Easier When You’re Stressed

Four Ways to Make Communication Easier When You’re Stressed

Being a caregiver brings a lot of stress into your life. That stress can become so big that it interferes with your ability to communicate with other people you care about. These ideas can help you to examine what you’re doing while you’re communicating and how you...
What to Do When They Don’t Know Who You Are

What to Do When They Don’t Know Who You Are

In 2019 it is estimated that 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common form of dementia. There are more than 10 million new cases of dementia discovered each year. In the beginning stages of dementia, you may notice your loved...
Cancer Death Rates Decline

Cancer Death Rates Decline

The American Cancer Society recently put out a report that states the rate of deaths due to cancer in the United States has gone down 29 percent between 1991 and 2017. Experts believe that advancements in detection and treatment are part of the reason for the decline....
How Does Caregiving Stress Affect Your Career?

How Does Caregiving Stress Affect Your Career?

Lots of caregivers believe that the stress they experience as a part of caregiving is something that they only experience in that situation. But stress doesn’t care where you are or what you’re doing. If you ignore it, you’ll find the effects of stress following you...
Anger and Your Aging Family Member

Anger and Your Aging Family Member

Anger is a really common emotion for seniors to experience, especially if their health has taken a nosedive recently. The problem is that often the only target on which your senior may be able to safely vent her anger is likely to be you. That’s not a good situation...