Helping Seniors with Regular Exercises

Family caregivers want to provide their aging relative with every opportunity to live a healthy lifestyle. They focus on nutritious meals, encourage them to stop smoking and arrange for elderly care providers to help with bathing, dressing and grooming. However, many family caregivers overlook regular exercise for their elderly loved ones, mistakenly believing that seniors with physical limitations either don’t need exercise or cannot participate in it. The truth is there are lots of ways that family caregivers and elderly care providers ... Read more

How Can You Help Your Elderly Adult Manage the Emotions of Moving into Your Home?

Making a move from her own home to yours is an extremely emotional time for your loved one. As her family caregiver, it falls to you to help make this process as easy as possible for your elderly family member. Here's what you need to know in order to keep the experience positive. Talk to Her before the Move Often family members and seniors avoid having deep talks before the move about how everyone is feeling because it might seem inevitable anyway. ... Read more