Should You Consider Getting a Senior Loved One a Pet?

By |2020-10-30T11:12:16-07:00November 2nd, 2020|Senior Care|

The decision to get a pet for your senior loved one can sometimes be a challenge. They may want and need the companionship, yet not be able to meet the physical demands of the type of pet they'd like to have. There are both pros and cons to getting the senior in your life a pet. Let's take a look at some of each to help you decide.

How to Keep the Mood Positive While Caring for an Aging in Place Senior

By |2020-09-22T13:11:33-07:00September 21st, 2020|Senior Home Care|

Taking care of an elderly loved one can be an emotional roller coaster ride of highs and lows depending upon the day. Negative emotions that family caregivers oftentimes experience include anger, resentment, guilt, anxiety and frustration. As an informal caregiver, staying positive can help you get through those challenging and stressful times when nothing seems to be going right.

How to Help Seniors Avoid Potential Trip and Fall Hazards in the Home

By |2020-10-15T11:15:25-07:00August 17th, 2020|Senior Home Care|

One of the biggest fears for aging in place seniors is tripping and falling in their own home. In fact, one-in-four elderly Americans experience a serious fall every year, with many of those falls resulting in injuries requiring lengthy hospitalizations and nursing home stays. As an informal caregiver here are several ways to help your loved one reduce trip and fall hazards in the home.

How to Handle Anxiety and Stay Positive during COVID-19

By |2020-07-03T17:47:10-07:00June 15th, 2020|COVID-19|

COVID-19 has brought cabin fever into the mainstream. Even inhabitants of temperate regions must now contend with home confinement and social isolation. But unlike their northern compatriots, they’re less likely to have existing coping mechanisms. Therein lies the problem. Here are ways everybody can handle anxiety and feelings of negativity during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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