What should a Family Member or Caregiver of a Person with Mental Health Know?
Mental health is always an integral part of our life and essential for our general well-being. The stress and burden of handling challenging times can be overwhelming. Due to the fact that people have to deal with illness, hospitalization, death of loved ones, economic hardship, and job loss all at once, the recent COVID pandemic […]
Senior Hoarding Syndrome: Understanding Hoarding in Older Adults
Hoarding is a difficult situation that affects around 4% of the population – although recent research suggests that the number is rising and is closer to 6% overall. Hoarding has a disproportionately negative effect on the elderly population, particularly impacting mobility and safety in the home. Understanding Hoarding in Older Adults There are many different […]
How Can Caregivers Communicate with Doctors and Nurses on Behalf of Seniors?
Being a caregiver has numerous benefits and downsides, While caregiving can be a wonderfully satisfying and inspirational career, it’s also a veritably challenging job, and numerous caregivers find themselves frustrated with the difficulties of their positions. Of all of these challenges, however, many are more agonizing than the task of trying to figure out how […]
Home Modification Ideas for The Elderly
As our loved ones get older you may find them complaining about new discomfort that has limited their activity. You might have even observed the additional trouble they’re having. There are numerous elderly-friendly house changes that can make a home more pleasant and secure. We look at some of the most important actions that can […]
3 Reasons Respite Care Benefits Seniors
In this article, you’ll find the most important five reasons why it’s great to have respite for caregivers and seniors. SOCIAL CONNECTION IS IMPORTANT FOR SENIORS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS Respite allows for greater social connectedness for both caregivers and their senior loved ones. Caregivers need to invest time in self-care, which often involves spending time socializing with […]
5 Skincare Tips for Seniors
No matter how old we are, taking care of our skin – our body’s largest organ – can sometimes feel like a sizable job. Just as we leave the season when everyone seems to be worrying about sunscreen application, the air cools down, we turn the heat on, and all of a sudden we’re dealing […]
Importance of Elderly Care Services
Old age is a sensitive phase; elderly people need care and comfort to lead a healthy life without worries and anxiety. Lack of awareness regarding the changing behavioral patterns in elderly people at home leads to abuse of them by their kin. Hence this article deals with the issues that affect the lives of senior […]
5 Ways to Prioritize Mental Health in Dementia Care
Seek support Reaching out to our caregivers and sharing our diagnosis can be a difficult experience. The right company can not only support you but also prove to be beneficial and reinforce healing. Caregivers can also join support groups and access mental health resources such as talk therapy to process their feelings. Avoiding Overstimulation Creating […]
We’ll Give Ya Five!
Prevent Disease Studies have shown that maintaining regular physical activity can help prevent many common diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes. Exercise will help your immune system as well. Don’t try to overdo. Walking is a great way to start your exercise program. Improved Mental Health Exercising produces endorphins that help you feel good. […]