How To Thicken Liquids For The Elderly

Nearly 27% above the age of 76 face difficulty in swallowing food. This article talks about how to thicken liquids for the elderly so that they can  Eating and drinking keep us alive and healthy. However, nearly more than 27% of people[1] above the age of 76 struggle with the natural process of even swallowing … Read more

How To Tell Your Parents They Have To Stay in a Nursing Home

How To Tell Your Parents They Have To Stay in a Nursing Home

Making the decision that it’s time for your parent to go into a nursing home is, probably, one of the hardest decisions you’ll make for them. Once the decision is made, you will start researching the best places for your parent to be – maybe they have a special health condition that requires a specific … Read more

How to Report Unsafe Living Conditions of Elderly

Kinds of Unsafe Living Conditions of Elderly

Elderly living conditions can be unsafe for the elderly physically or emotionally. Homes with bad conditions for wheelchairs or walkers can put the elderly at risk for potential injuries. Or, the elderly may experience abuse no matter what form. Every day millions of elderly adults are negatively impacted by elder abuse. It’s an awful issue … Read more

5 Ways to Deal with a Narcissistic Elderly Mother

Narcissism is a personality trait. it’s also seen as cruel and self-centered. Anyone with a narcissistic mother knows the pain of what it’s like to have a relationship with a mother that’s supposed to be kind, nurturing, and loving, where it feels anything but those things. As someone who has dealt with someone who revealed … Read more

How Much Does Senior Day Care Cost

Two senior woman with caregiver

Adult daycare is essentially a place that seniors can feel safe during the daytime while their primary caregivers go to work or take a small respite from their caregiving duties to avoid burnout.  Senior daycare, also known as adult day services, offers older adults customized therapeutic, social, and health services for part of the day. … Read more

Mom Thinks Everyone Is Against Her – What to Do

Elderly woman angry with her adult child

“I am worried about my mother; she’s displaying uncontrollable anger and pettiness towards most people and thinks everyone is out to get her”… If this sounds like something you’ve been thinking of a lot lately, you are not alone. Many adult children of aging mothers, who are facing sudden loss and loneliness, and greater dependency … Read more

How to Cope With Caring for Both Young Children and Elderly Parents

If you are in your 30’s or 50s and are in between having aging parents and rearing your children, you are part of the sandwich generation. Nothing could be physically, mentally, emotionally, and psychologically draining than juggling your time between them, not to mention your marriage, including other responsibilities such as home management and work. … Read more

How to Get in-Home Counselling for Seniors

Howtogetin homeCounsellingforSeniors

This article talks about the benefits of in-home counseling for seniors and how to approach it. Discussions about the health of the elderly in your house typically focus on the physical aspects of their existence like exercise, daily activities, medications, etc. There is no doubt that these are important topics that need to be taken … Read more