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Tips for Breaking the Unease When Your Dad Needs Help With Finances

Published: Mar 20, 2020

Are you navigating one of the tougher aspects of family caregiving? Older parents who need help with finances should feel comfortable talking to you, but that doesn't mean they are. Bills aren't being paid on time. There are overdue notices. You...

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Activities That Help You Connect With a Parent Who Has Alzheimer's

Published: Mar 06, 2020

As Alzheimer's disease progresses, you may find it harder to connect with your parent. It's not impossible though. Use these activities to connect with your mom or dad. Cook Together If your mom or dad ever cooked, pull out old cookbooks that you...

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How Do You Arrange Living Room Furniture to Avoid Trips and Falls?

Published: Feb 20, 2020

Every year, an estimated 3 million older adults fall and end up in the hospital. Of those falls, over 800,000 caused a hip fracture or head injury. If your mom or dad falls, odds are higher than they'll fall again that year. The best way to prevent one...

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Neat Ideas for Ways to Thank Family Caregivers on National Caregivers Day

Published: Feb 07, 2020

Each year, the third Friday in February is designated as National Caregivers Day. This is a day to thank the caregivers in your parents' lives. It's a day to treat family caregivers or paid caregivers with something unexpected. Here are some neat ideas...

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Tips for Reducing Dust Within the Home

Published: Jan 24, 2020

Winter brings cooler temperatures. Some areas see rain while others experience lots of snow. No matter where you are, windows close up for the season and heating systems turn on. You may start seeing more dust in your home. Windows aren't open, so...

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How Do You Handle the Shock of Seeing How Much Your Parents Have Changed in a Year?

Published: Jan 10, 2020

When you live on the other side of the country, it's very likely that you only see your mom and dad around major holidays. A phone call is not enough to actually see the physical and mental changes that have taken place over the year. Now that...

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Why Should You Track Challenging Behaviors?

Published: Dec 20, 2019

If your senior has dementia you might be starting to deal with something called challenging behaviors. There’s a lot that falls under this category, including repetitive actions and vocalizations, wandering, and more. Tracking these behaviors will give...

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Four Ways Home Care Can Reduce Stress for Someone with Dementia

Published: Dec 05, 2019

Just because your senior has dementia, that doesn’t mean she’s immune to stress. In fact, she’s likely experiencing a great deal of stress that elder care providers can help you to sort out. Exhaustion Is a Stressor Your elderly family member...

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