Category Archives: Caregiver Resources

6 Tips to Help Senior Family Members With a Move

If you’re wondering about the best way to help a senior family member—be it a mom, dad, grandparent—or other relative with a move, keep these tips in mind.   Think of moving as a process—not just a one-day event. The move isn’t just about the day or so of physically moving out of one home…
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Why Caregiving Can Be More Challenging for Millennials

Typically, we care for aging relatives as we are in midlife or even the early stages of older adulthood ourselves. However, there are millions of Millennials—those born from the early 1980s to the mid-1990s—who are caring for aging relatives right now. Intensive caring for older family members can completely transform their life plans. “My life…
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5 Signs It’s Time to Move Mom or Dad to Assisted Living

It can be hard to accept the fact that one or both of your parents may need assisted living. You’ve perhaps always seen your parents living independently, so the homework and sweat effort that accompanies a move to assisted living can be intimidating. However, despite the initial hesitation or hard work involved, assisted living often…
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5 Tips to Help Manage a Senior’s Mail

So much of the mail we get nowadays comes electronically. However, many seniors still get a large chunk of mail via “snail mail,” through the U.S. Postal Service. For elderly loved ones who may have slowing cognitive skills, managing mail can become a challenge. Important documents or bills may get lost or not get paid…
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