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
Some seniors may feel lonely after all their children have moved out. However, many others are actually pleased and ready to enjoy life, especially if their children hung around at home much longer than they should have. But, even those
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,
Every 1.5 hours, an American adult over the age of 65 commits suicide. This is the unfortunate and dark reality that should be acknowledged and addressed.
Why do Seniors Struggle with Suicidal Thoughts?
As many people enter their 60s and 70s, they
What is Dementia?
Dementia is a broad term to describe the impairment of memory, communication and thinking. As we age, our cognitive abilities lower and memory loss becomes common with old age. Dementia is more extreme where that decline can greatly
Adaptive underwear are a necessary wardrobe basic for a senior or disabled person. When getting dressed and undressed requires the assistance of a caregiver, specially designed clothing makes the process a lot simpler. Otherwise, your loved ones must raise their arms