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Bridging the Age Gap: Getting Grandkids Involved in Family Caregiving
Being a caregiver to an aging parent can be a tough job. When combined with trying to parent your own children, there are bound to be some periods that feel stressful or overwhelming.
Fortunately, if your children are old enough, you have a unique opportunity to benefit everyone in the family. With your children’s help, you can delegate some of your caregiving tasks to them. Caregiving experience can provide a sense of purpose and fulfillment for your kids as they contribute to the family in a meaningful way.
Tips to Make Your Home More Wheelchair-Friendly
If your loved one finds themselves suddenly needing to use a wheelchair, a once familiar home can seem like alien terrain. While you may not have the resources to complete any heavy-duty remodeling, there are a few simple modifications you can do to make your home more accessible and accommodating for wheelchairs.
Dementia: Tips for Better Communication with Loved Ones
Discover several proven strategies caregivers can use to foster better interactions with loved ones suffering from dementia.
Home Modifications that can Improve Mobility and Safety
The following tips and modification ideas can help you create a safe, functional space for your aging loved ones throughout the home.
My aging mom needs more care, what should I do?
Florida PACE Centers can help to reduce the stress on family caregivers by providing healthcare, socialization, and more for aging loved ones.
Activity Ideas for People Living with Dementia
These enriching activities for people with dementia offer fun, creative, and productive ways to spend time with your loved one.
What is Sundown Syndrome?
Sundown syndrome can be exhausting for both patients and caregivers. We discuss the causes of sundowning and how to mitigate the symptoms.
How to Choose the Right Short-Term Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility After a Hospital Stay
Learn about your choices in post-hospital care, and determine what is necessary for you or a loved one to truly recover before going home.
Helping a Parent Adjust and Prepare to Move to a Nursing Home or an Assisted Living Facility
Moving a loved one into assisted living is a transition like no other. Preparing ahead of time will help everyone to relax and adjust faster.
Meaningful Visits with an Aging Parent at an Assisted Living Facility
Time spent with family is essential for everyone. We have some tips for engaging in shared activities while visiting with aging adults.