Author: Eric Corum
Share Caring for a senior with allergies can be hard to treat effectively. There are only a few days left until it’s officially Spring 2017 – so if you know of a senior suffering from seasonal with allergies, this is how you can help them. With the temperatures quickly rising, the air will soon be filling up with […]
How to Take Care of a Parent While Being a Parent For generations, people have been learning as they go when it comes to taking care of aging parents. It can be overwhelming and stressful when young adults find themselves stuck between two roles, raising children of their own while taking care of those who […]
“I think with the holidays it’s really important for us to take a practical approach and really adjust our expectations,” said Ruth Drew, director of family and information services at the Alzheimer’s Association.”Maybe there are traditions in the family but they’re more of burden than a blessing.” For a person with even advanced Alzheimer’s disease, […]
My mother is relatively healthy. She still works a full-time job and drives herself to work everyday. She is also a paraplegic. So when she fell out of her wheelchair and broke her leg a couple of years ago, I was worried.
If you are looking to either get into or become more proficient in the senior care space, there is one quality that you must absolutely have: Dependability. The importance of this cannot be overstated.
I have seen a number of elderly seniors who have undergone hip replacements. The typical thread of events usually goes like this:
I recently read an excellent blog post from the Parenting Our Parents organization about geriatric depression. Shortly after reading that I ran across a new study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society that concluded:
Finding the right caregiver for an elderly relative can be a challenge. One of the best things that you can do before hiring someone is to spend a few minutes and write down all your expectations.