A caregiver creates a care plan on her laptop with an elderly couple who sit by her side.

What Is a Care Plan and Why Do We Need One?

You have just started exploring senior care options for an…
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A woman has a meeting with her family members to discuss care issues, one of several important communication essentials for family caregivers.

United in Care: Communication Essentials for Family Caregivers

Caring for an older loved one can strain family dynamics. Siblings…
Explaining Options to Age at Home to senior couple
A man uses strategies for when aging parents reject assistance while talking to his elderly father about getting some help at home.

Resolving Conflict When Aging Parents Reject Assistance

It is a complicated scenario many family caregivers face:…
An older man confidently leans on his cane. He has learned fall prevention strategies to help him overcome his fear of falling.

Fall Prevention Strategies to Overcome the Fear of Falling Among Seniors

As we grow older, it is natural to become more cautious about…
A woman comforts her elderly mother as she contemplates whether it is time for 24-hour dementia care.

Knowing When to Take the Step Toward 24-Hour Dementia Care

Taking good care of a family member with dementia requires…
A female family caregiver creates a schedule and explores other ways to improve her time management in caregiving.

Balancing Act: Strategies for Effective Time Management in Caregiving

How much extra time do you have on your hands? If you are like…
An older man lies awake in bed at night, a common occurrence for many who need to improve senior sleep quality.

Strategies for Improving Senior Sleep

We have all been there: slowing down breathing, counting…
An elderly woman holds a framed picture while staring out the window. Supporting seniors through loss can be an emotional process.

A Compassionate Approach to Supporting Seniors Through Loss

By the time we reach our golden years, we’ve had many years…
A woman bakes in the kitchen with her elderly mother as part of their dementia care routine.

Enhancing Dementia Care Through Culinary Activities

There’s something so special about the kitchen. It is the…