5 ways to regain your energy after caregiver burnout

As a caregiver of an aging loved one your days are long and filled with responsibilities. Taking care of yourself is at the end of the list – and it…

How family caregivers can benefit from respite care

What is Respite Care? Respite care is a type of assistance that allows the family caregiver to take a break from care-giving. This type of care focuses on helping family…

How to build a long distance care team

We live in a mobile society and that means that adult children are not always going to live in close proximity to aging parents. That makes it difficult to make…

Four fall prevention strategies for seniors

Falls pose one of the greatest dangers to a senior’s independence and self-sufficiency. More than one-third of people aged 65 and older fall each year, and those who fall once…

When to hire senior home care services

There is often a lot of resistance and hesitation when it comes to hiring senior home care services. Many people don’t like admitting that they need help with daily activities,…

The importance of self-care for caregivers

As a caregiver, you probably hear “Take care of yourself” more often than not. It can seem an impossible task. Caring for an aging loved one is an all-encompassing task…