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3 Ways for Caregivers to De-stress

Taking care of an Alzheimer's patient can be a stressful experience to say the least, but there are some ways that one may be able to make the responsibility a little less overwhelming. ...

November 4, 2015

david_meistrell

How to Care for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and it also happens to be Family Caregiver Month. So, what better way to honor both than to discuss tips for those caring for a...

November 2, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

The Importance of Helping Seniors Age in Place

According to a recent report, Aging in Place: A State Survey of Livability Policies and Practices, almost 90% of those over the age of 65 want to stay in their current residencies as long as...

October 23, 2015

Bryan Aldrige

How to Handle a Verbally Abusive Elder

Have you ever been on the receiving end of an angry outburst from your elderly mom or dad? If so, you’re not alone. While caring for an elderly parent can be one of the most rewarding expe...

October 5, 2015

Alan Wu

How Do I Give Mom Time Alone Without Actually Leaving Her Alone

No matter how old (or young!) you are, everyone needs a little alone time. As people age and require daily assistance, it can become more difficult to provide this necessary privacy. This is...

September 21, 2015

Jessica Caraballo

Will Medicare or Insurance Pay For Medical Alert Systems?

Will my insurance company pay for the cost of a medical alert system? Will Medicare or Medicaid reimburse me for my monthly expenses? Do you offer any member discounts? We get these question...

September 16, 2015

Carli De La Cruz

Fighting Senior Boredom

For seniors, boredom is more than a fleeting state of mind. It can have serious health consequences and a direct impact on their quality of life, too. That’s why it’s important t...

August 20, 2015

Alan Wu

Should Mom and Dad Move in with Me or into a Care Facility?

Being a caregiver comes with many difficult decisions. Perhaps one of the hardest is whether your loved one should move in with you or into a care facility. This decision can come with many ...

August 14, 2015

Jasmine Phu

Caregivers: How to Get Some “You” Time

Taking care of aging parents can be rewarding, but it can also make you feel as though you exist more as a sponge than as a human being — always being made to suck it up and take care ...

July 17, 2015

kayla_quinn

Watching The Second-To-Last Transition

“How do the trees know what to do?” My grandfather was staring out the window, surveying the woods behind his house. We sat at the breakfast table together. I was drinking coffee and rea...

June 29, 2015

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