Tag Archives for " daily check in call "

Being a Caregiver Can Be Good For You

Caregiving is as good for the giver as it is for the recipient.

Caregivers take heart, research is showing that caring for others is good for you! It’s a tough job, that’s for sure, but there are significant benefits being found. An article at Time.com reported on a study published recently in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior found that people who occasionally cared for others lived longer […]

Read More . . .

Aging: Expectations and Reality

perceptions of agina

Aging. Getting old. What does that really mean? Think back to when you were young – and think about what you hear from young people today. There is such a stigma in America about getting old. So let’s start with all the negatives benchmarks: Losing eyesight Losing hearing Pain and illness Inability to drive Inability […]

Read More . . .

How Can You Manage Work, Home, Family – and Aging Parents?

caregiver support for aging parents

According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), nearly 90% of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they age. In fact, the report goes on to say that even if they begin to need day-to-day assistance or ongoing healthcare, 82% of all seniors still want to remain at home. The implications […]

Read More . . .

Help Grandma Stay Cool

Is Grandma living at home by herself?  Is she prepared for the blistering hot summer ahead? Summer is a great time to enjoy a family road trip and “The Great Outdoors” along with soaking up some much needed Vitamin D, while relaxing. BUT, the extreme summer heat may cause Grandma (or anyone else suffering from […]

Read More . . .

Care Callers Give Your Favorite Senior Something to Count On

Depending on individual religious beliefs and spirituality, the majority of us understand the circle of life and we grow up accepting that all lives end. But later in life, this understanding may take on a completely different meaning.

Read More . . .

Long-Distance Caregiving for Aging Seniors Requires a Plan

Grandma loves her garden and won't leave it meaning you become a long-distance caregiver.

Can you relate to this dilemma? Long ago, family members moved away from the area where they grew up, but Grandma stayed. When Grandpa died a couple of years ago, relatives started to worry about her living alone. Grandma’s family members have suggested that she move closer to them or perhaps even live under the […]

Read More . . .

Independence Day: You Are Not Alone

Many working adults, especially the sandwiched and boomers generation feel stuck! In between raising children who are going to college, a career change or midlife crisis and at the same time having aging parents who are signaling for help.

Read More . . .