Most people begin to perform daily life tasks independently by the age of 20. Later in life or by the age of 70 they may find that they are unable to perform those tasks or fulfill their care needs. This loss of independence may create may emotional, physical and psychological problems in a person. … Read more How To Help Seniors Cope With Loss Of Independence
Depression increases during winter months for seniors due to limited social interactions and difficulty in going or staying outside due to harsh climate. About 6 million people are affected by depression and it tends to increase during winter months. Depression can include health risks including the risk of death. Symptoms of depression include; … Read more Winter Indoor Activities for Seniors
Dementia is a chronic disorder of the brain processes which results in memory, language, emotions and behavioral problems. There are several different types of dementia’s. Alzheimer’s disease is just one of them and the most common one which accounts for 60- 80% of the cases. If you notice any of these signs of Alzheimer’s … Read more Alzheimer’s – Early Signs & Symptoms
Everyday many families are faced with the task to hire agency caregiver or a private one. Before making a decision, understand the differences between an agency caregiver and a private caregiver. Private Caregiver Sometimes people choose to pay their private employee “under the table”. What it means is payment by cash, check or other compensation … Read more Agency Caregiver vs Private Caregiver
Most likely your parents will not tell you that they need help with care needs or around the house. Most adult kids find out about this reality when something happens which can threaten the safety of their parents. For example with the onset of dementia, they may become forgetful or suffer an injury due to … Read more How To Tell If Your Aging Parent Is In Need Of A Caregiver?