Category: Family Caregiver

Effective Time Management Tips for Caregivers

If today’s to-dos seem like more than you can possibly fit into 24 short hours, you’re not alone! Family caregivers, in many cases, are inundated with daily care tasks: personal care and hygiene, housekeeping and laundry, medical appointments, planning activities that are meaningful and enjoyable for an older adult; shopping and other errands, planning and […]

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Supplements for Older Adults that Actually Help

Vitamins, minerals, and supplements – oh my! 70% of older adults are taking them; but are they really necessary as we grow older? After all, a healthy, balanced diet offers seniors necessary nutrients. But there are certain areas of deficiency which could make a case for the addition of a supplement. Be sure to seek […]

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How to Advocate for Aging Parents Effectively

Trusting someone you love to be cared for by someone else is never easy, especially for a senior family member. Whether at home or in a facility, you’ll have questions that need to be answered. You’ll also want to be prepared to advocate for your loved one to proactively manage any potential problems and also […]

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How to Respond When Elderly Parents Refuse Help to Save Money

Many of today’s seniors were raised during the Great Depression. They lived through a period when the nation was cutting corners and pinching pennies. Frugality was embedded in many of them at an early age and often remains firmly in place for life. So, what is the best response when elderly parents refuse the help […]

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Appreciation Missing When Providing Caregiving Help? We Have Tips.

From the moment you woke up this morning until the end of an exhausting day, you’ve given your all to your older family member. You provided help with showering and dressing, prepared nutritious meals they enjoyed, cleaned the house, made it to their 3:00 hair appointment, and picked up prescriptions and groceries afterwards, all while […]

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