Why Should Seniors Eat More Fish?

You may have heard that experts recommend adults eat 2 or more servings of fish per week to improve their health. But, what makes fish such a healthy choice and why should you consider adding more of … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Senior Safe During Cold Weather Driving

 Driving during colder weather is challenging for the best of drivers. For your senior, it might be a challenge that puts her into harm’s way far more often than necessary. Try some of these ideas to … [Read more...]

When is the Right Time to Take Your Mom’s Car Away?

You see stories in the news. A 90-year-old elderly woman drives her car into a shop after saying she was blinded by the sun. Another elderly woman didn't check her blind spots well enough before … [Read more...]

5 Things Home Care Can Do for Seniors When They Have a Cold

Having a cold may seem like nothing more than a nuisance for most people, but for older adults who are also dealing with other medical conditions, having a cold can be miserable. With the temperatures … [Read more...]

What Foods Help Keep the Nervous System Healthy?

The nervous system plays the key role in signals going from one cell in the body to another. It's with the nervous system that messages go to and from the brain to signal nerves to painful stimuli. … [Read more...]

Five Ways to Get More Help with Caregiving

Few caregivers have all of the help that they need all of the time. There are likely some very specific situations in which you wish you had some more hands on deck to help out. Here is how you can … [Read more...]

Communicating Effectively with an Elderly Adult in the Advanced Stage of Alzheimer’s Disease

The advanced stage of Alzheimer's disease, often referred to as late stage Alzheimer's, is the end of the progression. This is often considered the most difficult time for caregivers as they face the … [Read more...]

How Can You Talk to Your Senior about Safety without Making Her Feel Defensive?

Talking about safety with your senior is absolutely vital as her caregiver. Your senior's safety is one of the most important topics there is. But if you go about it in the wrong way, your elderly … [Read more...]

How to Keep Yourself Healthy as a Family Caregiver

Overall health as a family caregiver involves looking at all the various aspects of your life and adjusting them so that you can be as healthy as you possibly can. Get Enough Sleep Sleep is … [Read more...]

Family Caregiver Tips – Improving Communication

Caregiver in Thornhill   When you are a family caregiver, good communication is key.  Healthy communication can strengthen your relationship with your aging loved one and it can help to … [Read more...]