In-home caregiving is not just a profession; it is a calling that holds the power to transform lives. While the primary focus is on empowering older adults to age in place and enjoy the comforts of their cherished homes, the impact extends beyond the care recipient. In addition to a flexible schedule and competitive pay,
Is there an older adult in your life who’s facing challenges with getting a good night’s sleep, finding joy in activities, or connecting with friends and family? Before attributing these issues solely to the natural process of aging, let’s consider another common factor that might be at play: anxiety. Anxiety in seniors may not look
Think through some of the little everyday tasks you’ve taken care of today without giving them a second thought: making the beds, running to the grocery store, stopping for coffee with a friend, preparing dinner. Now imagine no longer being able to accomplish these things independently, and the feelings of fear and frustration you’d experience.
We all look forward to the chance to spend extended, quality time with those we love over the holidays. And while the festive meals, bright decorations, gifts and laughter are vital components of family holiday celebrations, there’s another key aspect to be sure to include in your visiting: assessing older loved ones for any changes
The latest information from the Administration on Aging indicates that about 13.3 million people 65 and older (29%) live alone. Almost half (46%) of all women ages 75 and older live by themselves. What’s worrisome is that, as people get older and more vulnerable, their odds of living alone increase. Senior isolation can have many