Monthly Archives: March 2017

The 7 Benefits of In-Home Care for Seniors

All people get to a point in their lives where they need a little extra help. Whether you are recently retired, have an ongoing medical issue, or simply can’t get around the way you used to, there is no shame in getting some help. However, the reality is that you can’t always depend on family […]

Caregiver Burnout

What is caregiver burnout? Taking care of another person can be stressful. Everyone has some stress, but too much can harm your health, relationships, and enjoyment of life. Caregiver burnout happens when you are in a state of stress or distress for a prolonged period of time. It can affect your mood, and make you […]

The Challenge of Aging in Place with Dementia

Eighty-seven percent of U.S. seniors choose to age in place or remain in their own homes rather than relocating to a facility or community specializing in elder care. It is only natural that seniors would prefer to continue enjoying the independence that comes with living in the places where they’ve raised families and accumulated years, […]

How to Handle Home Care For Elders

In practicing home care within your own household there are a lot of factors to be considered beforehand. It is important to talk about the benefits, formal or informal issues and also take into consideration the issues about the priorities for the care of the elders. You have to develop a primary goal to help […]

Deadly Emotions of Caregiving

Nobody would ever choose a smiley face as the perfect symbolic emoticon for a caregiver. Caregiving for an ailing loved one is just too stressful — often triggering damaging emotions that cannot only undermine your good work but harm your health, as well. Here’s how to cope: