Some of us can name the traditions our families have for the holidays. Some people can
The holidays are stressful on everyone – young and old. It’s just that the stresses are different. If we recognize what will make everyone most comfortable, we have a chance at making all the family gatherings a little less chaotic and a lot less stressful. Take a moment to watch the video below from Keeping… Continue reading Home for the Holidays with Aging Loved Ones
Are you one of those people who love everything about the holidays? You know, all the shopping, the baking, the gatherings and the extra hustle bustle? Is that how Mom was when you were growing up? Did Dad love to prepare the fireplace and have garland around the front door? Just because they have gotten… Continue reading How to Make the Holidays Happy for Your Aging Mom
Experts say that up to 90% of everything we do each day is driven by habit. Isn
I just read a very startling statement in an article at Great Care:
Do you know what is the No. 1 cause of injury to aging adults today? Falls. Falls result in the most emergency room visits for people as they get older. And once a senior has taken one spill, they live in fear of having more
It is not unusual for a new Keeping In Touch Solutions subscriber to be the victim of a recent fall. All of a sudden they get sidelined from a broken bone and their families get more concerned that they are safe at home. So a daily check-in from a Care Caller is the answer to… Continue reading Will Your Aging Loved One Be the Next One to Fall?
There is one argument we hear during so many calls we get at Keeping In Touch Solutions. Mom says she can take care of herself and her daughter thinks she needs help. Each side has their heels dug in and it’s creating tension between them on top of the stress of aging. We offer a… Continue reading What Will Show Them I Can Take Care of Myself?
Have you ever had one of those periods when events came together in just the right way to give you real insight? Well, if you haven
It happens every day, you know. But when I hear about it happening to friends or friends of friends, it makes me so sad. It