Posted: 4/16/2014 9:45 AM by
Taking care of an elderly individual, whether it's a family member or someone else, will usually take a lot out of you. Stopping by their house, making sure that they have everything they need, helping them into and out of the shower, and so on can be taxing to even the strongest, healthiest individual. When you need to take a break (or a time out) from elder care, especially when you're caring...
Posted: 4/8/2014 3:07 PM by
Home care services are considered a godsend to many caregivers who have loved ones requiring help with day to day tasks in the home. However, there are still some who are concerned with the idea of a stranger taking care of their loved one or being in their home. There are several myths regarding home care services.
Posted: 4/1/2014 12:19 PM by
It's normal for some family members to have a hard time accepting the diagnosis their elderly parent has Alzheimers or some other form of dementia. It may make family members feel anxious or depressed. They may also worry about financial or legal issues. The diagnosis of Alzheimers affects the entire family, not just the person who is considered to be the primary caregiver.