Safety on Giving Medicine to Elderly at Home

Understanding Safety in Administrating Medication and Other Health Care Needs Elderly people often spend a lot of money purchasing medication as compared to younger generations. This is in response to...

Common Senior Eyesight Issues & Other Poor Vision Symptoms

Caring for the Elderly Who Have Possible Eye Related Problems Knowing the Cause and How to Address Poor Eyesight Problems Poor eyesight is one of the expected issues that comes with aging. More often ...

How to Effectively Care for an Elder from Long-Distances

Many families these days move away from their parents before they become elder and may end up having to figure out how to take care of them in their later years. This can cause challenges with long-di...

How to Help a Senior Drink & Eat in Late Stage Dementia

In this short clip, Teepa Snow demonstrates some invaluable tips on how to get a dementia senior to eat and drink without causing problems. Getting Seniors to Swallow Water & Other Drinks Teepa e...

How to Bath a Senior

In this post, we are featuring a video by Teepa Snow, Dementia and Alzheimer’s care expert, to discuss how to bath a senior in their home with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease. Proper hand suppo...

What Causes Alzheimer’s?

According to the National Institute on Aging, we still aren’t 100% sure what causes Alzheimer ’s disease but studies point that each of the below have a part in causing it: Genetics– studies ar...

How to Help a Senior that Becomes Agitated & Aggressive

The Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center put together a great ebook, Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips: Coping with Agitation and Aggression which you can download here. We summarized some of t...

3 Stages of Alzheimer’s: Find Which Stage Your Senior is In

According to the National Institute on Aging, there are three stages to Alzheimer’s disease: Mild, Moderate, and Severe. To find out which stage your senior is in, match the below symptoms up with wha...

Who is most at risk for developing Alzheimer’s?

According to alzheimers.gov, folks with the below are more likely to get Alzheimer’s: Upper Age– the older someone gets, drastically increases the risk. Genetics– if someone had an older ...

8 Qualities To Look for When Selecting a Home Health Care Agency

Before you hire a home care agency or caregiver, be sure to look at these 8 points. Click to play to video or read the points below. Make sure they provide all services needed Some home care service...