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How to Protect Seniors from Financial Scams

By |2019-12-16T14:26:37-05:00December 16th, 2019|Family Caregivers|

Millions of elderly Americans are targeted by financial scam artists every year, and in many cases it’s their own family members who are involved. If you’re currently caring for an aging in place loved one, knowing how to protect seniors from financial scams is probably a priority. Thankfully, doing so is possible when taking these steps.

What if I Suspect My Mother Has Dementia?

By |2019-11-15T00:20:02-05:00November 18th, 2019|Dementia Care|

Your elderly mother is having trouble performing simple tasks, and she’s locked herself out of the house several times. The other day mom went to the bank and couldn’t remember how to get back home. Mom’s forgetfulness has now reached the point you suspect she has dementia. What should you do?

5 Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

By |2019-11-01T16:37:40-04:00November 4th, 2019|Caregiver Wellness|

Your aging in place elderly mother is chronically ill, so you’ve been serving as her sole caregiver for several months now. But between getting mom to her doctor’s appointments and treatments, and helping her around the house, you hardly have time to take care of yourself. You’re having trouble sleeping, constantly feel stressed-out, and can’t remember the last time you went to the gym. Are you starting to get caregiver burnout?

When It Is Time to Consider Respite Care

By |2019-10-07T01:42:18-04:00October 7th, 2019|Caregiver Wellness|

Serving as a family caregiver for an aging in place elderly loved one is highly rewarding, but it can also be physically and emotionally draining. The average family caregiver in the U.S. also juggles at least a part-time job and household with their caregiving responsibilities, which makes their lives even more challenging. What follows are some reliable respite care options when it’s time for you to take a well-deserved break.

Coping When a Loved One Has Hearing Loss

By |2019-09-08T23:15:35-04:00September 9th, 2019|Senior Care|

If you’re currently caring for an aging in place elderly loved one with a hearing impairment, keeping the lines of communication open so you can provide them with the daily assistance they need can be quite challenging. Fortunately, there are several proven ways to do so, starting with these.

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