Five Solutions for Being Better Prepared

Five Solutions for Being Better Prepared

Those situations that you didn’t anticipate can be some of the ones that give you the most problems as a caregiver. Even if the situation isn’t an emergency, the inconvenience alone can be nerve-wracking. Keep Digital Copies of Important Papers Paperwork is the bane...
What Can You Do to Help an Anxious Senior?

What Can You Do to Help an Anxious Senior?

Anxiety doesn’t always have a defined cause. Especially when your senior’s health is getting worse, she may experience anxiety about not knowing what’s going to happen next. She might also be anxious about driving, about visiting her doctor, or over things she can’t...
Not Sleeping Well May Affect Circulation

Not Sleeping Well May Affect Circulation

When an older adult has circulation problems, it can cause a multitude of complications, including fatigue, edema (swelling), and tingling sensation in their hands and feet. When poor circulation isn’t treated, it could even lead to amputation. There are a lot of...
How Can You Make Sure Your Senior Eats?

How Can You Make Sure Your Senior Eats?

It’s tough sometimes to make sure that your senior is eating the right foods for her. Without the proper nutrition, your elderly family member’s health can go downhill very quickly. The problem often revolves around difficulties with cooking or even shopping for...
Six Treatments for Arthritis

Six Treatments for Arthritis

Arthritis pain is something that can truly debilitate your senior. Depending on how many joints are affected, your senior may be in constant pain no matter what she’s trying to do. Her doctor can put together an arthritis treatment plan for her and it’s likely to...
4 Books for Caregivers to Read with Seniors

4 Books for Caregivers to Read with Seniors

Reading is an excellent pastime for older adults and caregivers. Not only is it enjoyable, it has also been associated with several health benefits. And, it can be a way for seniors and family caregivers to connect with one another. Benefits of Reading Together There...
Is Recovering from Joint Replacement at Home Safe?

Is Recovering from Joint Replacement at Home Safe?

When an older adult has a joint replacement surgery, they may have two options for recovery. They could recover at home or go to a rehabilitation facility. Having those options may leave family caregivers wondering which option is better. They may even wonder if...