Extremely hot temperatures can be harmful to anyone, but seniors are particularly vulnerable to heat strokes when the weather gets too hot. Seniors with the lowered immune systems, heart disease, or general weakness are susceptible to heat strokes. Whether your
The COVID-19 pandemic is a trying and daunting time for people of all ages, all over the world. As the COVID-19 pandemic proves to be somewhat unpredictable, people are being forced to stay home and practice social distancing. Social distancing
Family caregiver’s daily routine is packed with activities that range from caring for the elderly to keeping the house clean. For a caretaker, keeping the environment safe is a huge task and when it comes to taking care of their
Family caregivers go through a lot of stress in their daily
routine. There may be a caregiver in your family, friends, or work circle who
deserves to be reminded that they are doing great. Informal caregiver, also
known as family caregiver, can be
Lauren Dykovitz is a writer and author. Her mom, Jerie, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2010 at age 62. Lauren self-published her first book, Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer's. She writes about
What is Covid-19 and how can you keep your elders safe?
Whether you are a home caregiver, a health care aide or a nursing attendant, the aim is to prevent exposure to germs.
Coronaviruses are a large family of
Some of you may have become a caregiver overnight. Others may have been a caregiver for a very long time. In both instances, caregiver burnout is part of the process and daily routine. Some caregivers perform their part full-time and
What steps can caregivers take to make post-operative care and experience better?
Getting surgery done is a stressful decision despite the positive outcomes it can bring. For seniors, it is even more difficult because of slow healing and increased risk
With so much information out there on the topics of caring for the elderly, it is hard to know where to even begin. Sorting out the relevant from the irrelevant, the experts from the untrained and helpful from the harmful