Respite care can be the answer to your senior care problems!

Providing for the needs of someone ill or elderly can be draining.  Respite care can give you a much needed break, while ensuring that your loved still receives the attention they need.  Being a caregiver for seniors can be as rewarding as it is exhausting, and sometimes you need a break. Caring for an elderly…

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Fall activities can make Autumn a great time for seniors!

As the weather turns chilly, seniors can find themselves facing long periods of time shut inside without much to do.  With fall right around the corner, having fun, senior-friendly activities ready to go can make the difference between an exciting autumn season and a drab one. Fall Activities: Make a Puzzle With chilly wind, icy…

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Caregiver isolation doesn't have to be common!

Hiring a caregiver for an elderly family member can be a great boon for you, but they can often feel uncomfortable or isolated. Finding someone to adequately care for your loved one is a crucial mission.  Providing that care can sometimes be an overwhelming task for the caregiver themselves.  From the stress of daily errands…

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Telemedicine is a safe alternative for seniors.

People today are more reluctant than ever to visit the doctor for appointments. After all, how can you practice social distancing in a crowded waiting room? Going to the doctor may be a particularly big concern for aging senior citizens who are particularly vulnerable to the dangers of COVID-19. Thankfully, more offices than ever are…

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How Grandparents Can Connect With Their Grandchildren

This year has been challenging for so many people. Especially for older individuals, social distancing has been a challenge. Let’s face it: grandparents miss their grandchildren. And just as grandparents miss their grandchildren, so do their grandkids miss them. It has been rough for everyone. Fortunately, there are ways to connect with grandchildren that will…

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Good communication is a vital skill for caregivers.

Caregivers do great work in their communities. Because they interact with people from all walks of life, it can be hard to figure out how to communicate effectively. Developing robust communication techniques helps caregivers serve people better and find more joy in their work. Communication is an integral part of service delivery. That’s why it’s…

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Join a book club for a cure to boredom.

If you are a senior citizen stuck at home for whatever reason, boredom can be painful. With so many people practicing social distancing, you may also find yourself missing friends and family. Reading is a great way to break the boredom and reconnect with people. The best way to do that? Join a book club!…

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how to write an autobiography

With the ongoing pandemic still keeping us inside as much as possible, many seniors have decided to start writing their autobiographies to pass the time. If you have a senior citizen that wants to know how to write an autobiography, they might turn to you for help. Writing an autobiography is a great way to…

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online entertainment options for seniors

The Internet is chock-full of informative, educational, and stimulating online entertainment options for seniors, which they are sure to find appealing. They just need to know where to look. Here is a quick guide to some free, but priceless content that seniors could peruse during quarantine: 1. Reading Blogs Show your parents that blogs, almost…

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wear a face mask

With infection rates and even death counts appearing on your local news station every hour, it’s scary when you think about how your stubborn loved one is putting themselves in danger by not wearing a face mask. But what do you do when they won’t wear a face mask for any reason? Here are three…

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