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Posts filed under: Aging Parents

Benefits of Companion Care

While many older adults prefer to live independently in their own homes, this may be a cause for concern among families. As our loved one’s age, they face an increase in challenges with completing daily tasks and may not socialize as much as they used to. This can cause them to experience social isolation or...... Read More

Signs Your Aging Loved One May Need Help

As our loved ones grow older and face an increase in health challenges, it can be hard to stay up to date on how they are doing. Many seniors are not always upfront about their health concerns, or the difficulties they face when living alone. Often, seniors have a strong desire to remain independent and...... Read More

How to Connect With Someone Who Has Dementia

It can be challenging to know how to act around someone who has dementia. We have sympathy for them, of course, but that’s not always helpful. We know it’s not their fault. What we don’t always know is how to respond when they’re repeating themselves or confusing the past with the present. What behaviors should...... Read More

5 Signs An Aging Loved One Needs Help

Families that reach out to us for assistance with an aging loved one’s care are usually doing so in a time of crisis. There’s been an emergency that requires immediate intervention. Maybe it was a serious fall, a severe car accident, or a decline due to a chronic illness like Dementia, a neurological disorder, or...... Read More

Caregiving and Social Isolation

Anyone who has ever cared for an aging, injured, or ill loved one understands the stress involved in caring for their daily needs. In addition to that stress, The New York Times recently highlighted the dangers of social isolation and loneliness that individuals who are the primary caregiver for a family member face. The article...... Read More

Helping Paws: The Benefits of Pet Ownership for Seniors

There are many reasons why dogs are man’s best friend. Anyone who owns a pet (or watched a fun dog or cat video on YouTube) can tell you the many benefits of having an animal friend around the house. Yet, did you know that studies have proven pets to be particularly beneficial to seniors? Whether...... Read More