There is no question about the importance of being social, especially elderly people who are prone to isolation and thus depression. Physical and mental health can be greatly improved with some good ol’ company or community-based activity. Time with family and friends
As adults age, it’s common for their social connections to decrease due to lack of mobility, retirement, and other reasons. No matter the cause of senior isolation, it is crucial for caregivers to take extra measures to promote socialization. The
Elder abuse takes so many different forms it is often overlooked. Emotional, financial, neglect, and even physical abuse towards seniors is rarely ever reported to law enforcement authorities. Unfortunately, they are more common than everyone thinks.
Any action that victimizes a
Being a caregiver is a rewarding career that is full of ups and downs. It also comes with an enormous amount of responsibility. The comfort, safety, and well-being of the patient will rest entirely in your hands, and it is
If you have loved ones living on their own, checking their plumbing can avert a disaster in winter that might cut off their heating and water. Everyone knows that the cold months are dangerous for pipes and plumbing. Keeping plumbing
Do you have a caregiver on your shopping list?
Whether he or she is your own caregiver or a loved one with the task of caring for another, there great gifts out there for them. Aside from presents that speak to
Family caregiving is often not a choice. The role springs up for almost everyone at some point in their life. The truth is, we feel obligated to take on the role when a loved one ages or becomes infirm —
Buying clothing online for a loved one in a wheelchair can be a bit tedious. When it comes to outerwear, Silvert’s has so many cape options of varying sizes, weights, and colors that it may be overwhelming to make a
Mental illness has long been a taboo topic in our society—but even more so when it comes to older adults. While ageism influences many to assume it’s just “normal” to be sad when we get closer to end of life,