Elsie and John are celebrating the holidays simply this year. Christmas dinner is being simplified and the decorations are going to be minimal. Why? Because things are much harder these days for this senior couple and simplification HAS to happen.
Taking care of an Aging Loved one is a long, stressful, and complex task. It becomes a burden that can be difficult to handle when the patient has dementia. The disorder causes some memory and decision-making problems, coupled with an increased risk of accidents, leading to taking care of a family member with dementia even more challenging. There are many things that caretakers should remember when caring for someone who has dementia at home. But to give the best care for loved ones with this condition, one must familiarize the nature of the disease and how it affects them.
Contributed post by Harry Kline Photo from Pexels When it’s time to consider moving your older loved one’s living situation, it is easy to feel anxious about making the right choice. Looking at key information such as your budget or the senior’s care requirements can help you narrow down what you should choose. Whether it… Continue reading Aging in Place vs. Assisted Living: What’s Best for Your Loved One
older woman in bed Written by Tim Rogers With age comes many body changes. It is completely normal for the elderly in your family to have issues with their body’s strength and agility. They may need a little assistance when getting up and down, or need to change position often. It can be more… Continue reading What to Consider When Choosing A Bed for the Elderly in the Family
Written by Morgan Antoinette How to Make Gardening Easier for Older Adults Being old and alone is interesting sometimes. You get to do anything you want, no fear of being late at work, no tension of getting established and definitely no fear to earn more money than you did in the last month. You can… Continue reading Contributed Post: How to Make Gardening Easier for Older Adults
Although seniors in particular often struggle with moving, it doesn’t have to be such a distressing experience. If you’re a senior citizen, you might find the following tips helpful to make moving easier: