Does My Elderly Mom Need In-Home Care?

When an elderly parent notices that they are struggling with certain daily tasks, they often work hard to conceal it from their adult children. Perhaps they had a slip and fall in the shower or they … [Read more...]

Home Safety Tips for Alzheimer’s Disease

One of the things that many family caregivers for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease struggle with is how to keep the person safe. People with Alzheimer’s disease may do unsafe things, like wander … [Read more...]

How Can You Deal with the Differences Between Your Concerns and Your Senior’s Concerns?

It's not unusual at all for family caregivers to find that they're worried about one set of circumstances and their aging adult is worrying about something far different. You may be more in agreement … [Read more...]

FAQs About Aging Parents with Dementia Who Wander

One of the issues that family caregivers need to be aware of when they agree to care for an aging parent with dementia is the likelihood of wandering. When an elderly mom or dad wanders, they … [Read more...]

What Can You Do if You’re Feeling Extremely Tired?

It's not uncommon at all for a family caregiver to go through a day feeling extremely tired. The problem is that you can wind up going through your tasks sluggishly and dropping into bed exhausted at … [Read more...]

Are You Really a Caregiver?

Some caregivers hesitate to describe themselves as a caregiver. They may perform a few functions for their elderly loved one here and there, but does that really make them a caregiver? You may be much … [Read more...]

How to Have Fun in Only a Few Minutes

Caregivers in Etobicoke As a family caregiver you probably don’t feel as if you have hours and hours to devote to having fun anywhere. But there's a lot you can do with only a few minutes. Bake … [Read more...]

Sharing Entertainment: Just Another Aspect of Caring

Caregiver in Etobicoke It isn’t that interests necessarily change with age. More often, the issue is that age changes the individual, both physically and mentally. Things that you once had all the … [Read more...]