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How To Care For Your Loved One With Dementia At Home?

It is especially difficult for the family members to watch their loved one suffer through this disease. If your parent or grand-parent is suffering from dementia, he/she will need more care and support at home. Signs of dementia in seniors often show up gradually over a period of time. Also they may get diagnosed later … Read more How To Care For Your Loved One With Dementia At Home?

Signs Of Caregiver Burnout

With more individuals being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, dementia’s, other memory related diseases, cancers or any other health conditions, many family members, friends and neighbors are becoming informal caregivers. These types of caregivers are unpaid and they may assist their loved one (for example spouse, parent, grand-parent or neighbor) complete activities of daily living such as … Read more Signs Of Caregiver Burnout

How To Help Seniors Cope With Loss Of Independence

  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

Agency Caregiver vs Private Caregiver

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

How To Tell If Your Aging Parent Is In Need Of A Caregiver?

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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?

Glaucoma in Seniors

Glaucoma is also known as “sneaky theft of sight” (glaucoma.org). It is the second leading cause of blindness. Seniors are especially at risk and few people know about it. Usually glaucoma doesn’t has symptoms but that doesn’t mean it can be ignored. If left untreated, glaucoma can cause vision loss and eventually blindness. What is … Read more Glaucoma in Seniors