Reducing Caregiver Stress

Reducing Caregiver Stress

When looking after an elderly parent or loved one, the amount of responsibility can be stressful. Caregiving can be rewarding, but it is often a big source of stress, on top of work, the kids, and everything else in your life. When you are dealing with a lot of...
Mobility for Seniors

Mobility for Seniors

Mobility is a very important part of senior health. As we age, tired muscles and old bones make us want to stay sedentary. The less you move, the worse your mobility becomes. Staying active in your elder years is vital to maintaining good mobility. Here are some tips...
Depression in the Elderly

Depression in the Elderly

Depression may be an issue for many teens and young adults; but it can also be a dangerous, and often overlooked, problem for the elderly as well. It is not a normal side-effect of aging. While some periods of sadness can occur; deep, medically-diagnosable depression...
Siblings in Conflict When Caring For Aging Parents

Siblings in Conflict When Caring For Aging Parents

Caring for an aging parent can be a challenge, especially when you and your siblings have conflicting opinions on how to best care for them. Having multiple caregivers can be good for your parents, but it also presents a number of challenges between your family...
Downsizing Your Parent’s Home

Downsizing Your Parent’s Home

Downsizing your parent’s home can be a very big challenge, but it can also be incredibly important to their well-being. Odds are, your parent’s home might have too many stairs for their advanced age. If they do not have an issue with the stairs now, they most likely...