Increase Quality of Life with Customized Activities for Older Adults

Is your older loved one taking part in activities on a day-to-day basis, or is she stuck in a rut that predominantly includes watching TV, eating, and sleeping? Particularly during this time of quarantining and social distancing, it can be tricky to maintain an active and engaged way of living …

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The Challenges of Taking Care of Parents from Afar and 4 Ways to Help

Living far away from elderly parents can make the need for help at home easier to overlook. The fact is, many adult children of aging parents never even realize that Mom and Dad need assistance until they come home to visit or spend a longer period of time together over …

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Tips for the Sandwich Generation to Better Manage Caring for Elderly Parents

Are your older parents in need of help at home? Are you also trying to balance meeting the care needs of children and family at home? If that’s the case, you’re part of the sandwich generation – a generation of people, frequently in their 30s or 40s, who have become …

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Don’t Put It Off! Why Everyone Needs an Advance Health Care Directive

Life is often unpredictable. And though an advance health care directive can be easy enough to put off, considering end-of-life choices now can help provide peace of mind that your values and preferences about your medical care will be heard in the future. In addition, it will ease the responsibility …

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What Is Palliative Care – and Is It Appropriate for My Loved One?

What initially comes to the front of your mind when you hear the term “palliative care?” For many people, it’s associated with hospice care. The real purpose of palliative care, however, is to give comfort from effects like pain, vomiting and nausea that are a consequence of either a medical …

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Tips for Providing Alzheimer’s Support During the COVID-19 Crisis

Providing Alzheimer’s support for a loved one is often very difficult under the best of scenarios; add in a worldwide pandemic, one that calls for social distancing, personal protective equipment (PPE), and thorough sterilization of both ourselves and our home environment, and the challenge might appear impossible. Live Well at …

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Top 5 Treatment Options for Seniors with Mesothelioma

Older adults diagnosed with mesothelioma have a variety of options when it comes to treatment. The type of care your loved one receives will be determined after a doctor or specialist evaluates him or her. Since each older adult’s diagnosis is unique, treatment will vary on an individual basis. While …

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Senior Home Care Experts Share Top COVID-19 Resources for Seniors and Caregivers

Being aware of the best place to turn for the latest, most dependable information on COVID-19, particularly as it relates to older adults and family caregivers, is very important – and can be puzzling. With so many sources and different viewpoints on this subject, our senior home care team wants …

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How Geriatric Care Managers Help Families Navigate Care for a Loved One

We all desire the best for our loved ones – that goes without saying. Yet sometimes when families are involved with an older loved one’s care, feelings about what is best may clash. This can lead family members to work against each other as opposed to working together. This is …

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What’s the Solution When Seniors Want to Age at Home?

Ask the majority of elderly people if they plan to age at home as they grow older, even if they are struggling with the challenges of aging, and the response is typically a resounding “yes!” Facing a move from their home, a place with so many memories, can be intimidating, …

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