f you’re wondering if the behaviors you’re seeing from your loved one are typical of seniors with dementia, The Family Caregiver Alliance has found these behaviors to be commonly found as a guide to dementia
Millions of Americans each year donate their time and talents to care for aging-in-place friends and relatives. Whether you’re new to the family caregiver game or a seasoned pro, having an effective caregiving strategy is the key to staying organized and focused with each passing day.
If you’re a family caregiver who is feeling stressed, anxious, and exhausted, rest assured that you’re not alone. Here are some sources that can provide you with the caregiving support you need.
At Home Instead Senior Care of Northern Milwaukee, we’ve helped many seniors accept outside help from a caregiver for the first time, and we’ve supported many families having those initial, challenging discussions about home care. Here are eight tips to help you when the time comes to talk with an aging family member about home care.
Studies consistently show that an overwhelming majority of older adults wish to age in place – at home - rather than relocate to a long-term care facility or nursing home. If your family member only needs assistance with daily living activities to maintain their independence, home care may be the right choice
Keep smiling - that's what most family caregivers want to hear. However, caring for a loved one can become very stressful so it's important for caregivers to stay refreshed.
Having your concentration broken and having to put your work aside as you tend to your caretaker responsibilities can make getting your work completed quite difficult to do. Fortunately, there are ways to find the balance you’re looking for. Here are five ways to effectively balance work and caregiving.