By: Elise Hensley, Care Coordination Manager for Little Rock Soiree. It doesn’t matter how many children you have cared for, because none of it really prepares you for what it’s like to care for an aging loved one. Although they may need help now, they once were young, vibrant individuals capable … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Caring for Your Aging Loved One and Yourself
Caring for Arkansas Elderly: The Role and Responsibilities of Paid Caregivers
Caregivers are an essential part of the healthcare system. They offer necessary care and support to those who need it while reducing the burden on their loved ones. “Climbing the stairs can be very difficult to do now.” Such a simple statement, but it can represent a good portion of the Arkansas … [Read more...] about Caring for Arkansas Elderly: The Role and Responsibilities of Paid Caregivers
Family Caregiver Support Services: Supporting Aging Loved Ones
Taking care of yourself is just as crucial as taking care of an aging loved one. However, the importance of family caregiver support is often overlooked.Caregivers assist their loved ones with social and health difficulties, but sometimes, things can become too much for one person to handle on their … [Read more...] about Family Caregiver Support Services: Supporting Aging Loved Ones
6 Tips on How to Cope with the Stress of Taking Care of Elderly Parents
A recent study from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College shows that 10% of adults aged 60 to 69 whose parents are still living will serve as their caregivers. Often, their parents who have reached their 80s are more likely to deal with chronic illnesses and other disabilities, making … [Read more...] about 6 Tips on How to Cope with the Stress of Taking Care of Elderly Parents
CareLink & Bone Appétit | Free Pet food for Seniors
Financial troubles can affect every area of our life – including how well we’re able to care for our family pets. Roughly 28 million seniors are considered economically insecure, meaning they live below 250% of the federal poverty level. This can make it very difficult to pay for basic needs like … [Read more...] about CareLink & Bone Appétit | Free Pet food for Seniors
Senior Necessities | What Products Are Needed Most?
Age is just a number, they say. But as you get older, you will inevitably need some special assistance or specific senior necessities to look after yourself at home. This can be challenging for seniors who are used to living independently and being self-sufficient.However, establishing a balance … [Read more...] about Senior Necessities | What Products Are Needed Most?