Is Mom Safe On Thanksgiving (Part 2 of 2)

Is Mom Safe On Thanksgiving (Part 2 of 2)

(Part 2 of 2) Early recognition that an elder may need assistance allows for proper planning and preparations (i.e. increased number of options, improved quality of care, and less expense).  Here are a few things to look for during your next visit: 5. Attitude and...
Is Mom Safe this Thanksgiving???

Is Mom Safe this Thanksgiving???

(Part 1 of 2)  Early recognition that an elder may need assistance allows for proper planning and preparations (i.e. increased number of options, improved quality of care, and less expense).  Here are a few things to look for during your next visit: Signs around the...
Is Homecare The Right Choice

Is Homecare The Right Choice

When it comes to the residential aspects of eldercare, homecare is often the most preferable option.  I was the primary caregiver to my grandmother and she-like the vast majority of older people (over 80%)-preferred to remain in her own home.  For most, this is an...
Keeping Older Drivers Safe

Keeping Older Drivers Safe

Most elderly drivers outlive their safe driving lifetimes by 7-10 years.     Trying to keep aging loved ones safe when driving is a common issue for caregivers.   Unfortunately, the “safe driving” conversation doesn’t normally happen until some type of major incident...