How to Help Your Parent Save Money on Vet Visits for Their Pet

As a family caregiver to your elderly parent, you no doubt know how important their pet is to them. A pet offers them comfort, companionship, and unconditional love. Many older adults who live alone … [Read more...]

What Can Your Senior Eat if Her Blood Pressure Is High?

If your elderly family member has been told by her doctor that she needs to change her diet in order to manage her high blood pressure, she might not be happy. Depending on how long she’s been eating … [Read more...]

4 Signs You’re a Caregiver

Julie began helping her elderly dad with simple tasks after her mother died. She stopped in at least once a week to make sure he had food in his kitchen and clean clothes to wear. As he got older and … [Read more...]

Have You Considered These Ways to Make Your Mom’s Bedroom Safer?

The Journal of Injury and Violence Research released a report in 2013 stating 7 out of 10 falls among senior citizens happen at home. Of these falls, less than 40 percent occurred in the bathroom. … [Read more...]

What Can a Dog Do for Your Elderly Loved One?

The Centers for Disease Control have touted the health benefits of dog ownership for a long time. As your loved one's family caregiver, you might think that can't possibly be true. The reality is that … [Read more...]

Could Caregiver Stress be Impacting Your Personal Safety?

Caregiver in North York Caregiver stress is something that most adult children who have taken on the responsibility of caring for their elderly parents experience. This stress comes from a wide … [Read more...]

Caregiver Awareness: Understanding Multiple Sclerosis

Caregiver in North York As a family caregiver for your aging parents, one of your most important responsibilities is educating yourself about health risks and potential concerns so that you are able … [Read more...]