Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, holidays will be very different this year. “Social Isolation” a word that is commonly used these days is equivalent to loneliness, especially for the elderly. Whether your senior loved one is at home or in
Many caregivers end up ignoring their own health and needs because they are busy caring for others. Caregiver stress is one of the major reasons why family caregivers feel exhausted, depressed, or overwhelmed. Caregivers take on many tasks and those
Is your senior loved one experiencing hearing loss?
A change in hearing function can be frustrating and the one experiencing these changes can feel isolated and depressed. With so many advancements in healthcare, impairment in hearing functions can be corrected
Dressing Solutions for Parkinson’s Patients
Some of the most common problems experienced by a Parkinson patient include issues with balance, tremors, and finger dexterity. The inability to stand steadily while stepping into clothes is another issue. It is difficult for a
Family caregivers are often pressed for time. And if they are working and caregiving, their routine can be very hectic. Caregivers need all the help they can get. Creating a schedule helps prioritize items and balance caregiving and other tasks.
People living with disabilities often lack the representation they deserve. The right representation means celebrating stories of their triumphs and not just the stigmas. Disability success stories define those moments when difficulties and struggles were overcome with resilience, determination, and
Are you a caregiver trying to balance work and your role as a caregiver?
Caregivers are often inundated with various responsibilities and many family caregivers try to balance a career and caregiving. Family members do not necessarily care for their parents
Adjusting to the 'new normal'
COVID-19 has changed the way we live, work, and interact with one another. The pandemic caused a massive lifestyle change across the world. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, older adults suffered the most, especially the ones in
No matter how resilient a person is, caregiving can be exhausting and physically demanding. Caregivers often end up neglecting their health when they are caring for a senior loved one. As the population ages, we see more family members becoming
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