Category Archives: Senior Care

You Can Care for Your Older Parents While Balancing Your Career!

  It’s hard to wake up to an alarm every Monday morning, but it’s necessary for the careers we love. Our career is an essential aspect of our identity, signifying the dedication we have invested throughout the years and accomplishments we have achieved. So what happens when your parents are starting to exhibit signs of … Continue reading

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Dementia Care: Communicating with Compassion

  Have you ever said the wrong thing? Maybe your objective was to compliment a friend on her new haircut, but you came across sounding like you were criticizing her previous hairstyle. Choosing our words carefully is always important, but even more so in dementia care. The words we say along with the way we … Continue reading

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Thoughtful and Fun Birthday Celebrations for Seniors

  If you are interested in a fun way to celebrate the life of somebody you love, nothing beats a birthday party! The key to planning birthday celebrations for seniors is crafting ideas that are unique to the individual. Start with thinking through: What brings meaning and purpose to their life? How large of an … Continue reading

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Tips for Fostering Healthy Sleep Patterns in Older Adults

  We’ve all been there: slowing down breathing, counting sheep, listening to white noise, all in an attempt to force our brains to shut down to allow us the sleep we desperately need. As we age, it can be even more difficult to get enough sleep. Older adults may experience modifications to their sleep architecture, … Continue reading

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Understanding Grief in Older Adults

  By the time we reach our golden years, we have had many years of building deep connections with friends and family. These bonds are very important to our quality of life, so when they are severed, it inevitably leads to feelings of deep loss. You may feel hopeless to assist an older loved one … Continue reading

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