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

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

Care give with elderly client

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

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