Are You Parenting Your Parent?

Are You Parenting Your Parent?

You make every effort to care for your parent.  But instead of acting grateful for all you do, you get grief for what you don’t do.  Sound familiar?  Regardless of how often you’re with your aging loved one or how long you stay with them when you visit, the response...
Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s

Approximately 10 million individuals are caring for a person with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) or another dementia. Although memory loss is the most common symptom, others include confusion, lack of orientation and changes in personality and behavior. Individuals with AD...
Learn How to Create a Caregiver Calendar

Learn How to Create a Caregiver Calendar

When several family members are involved in a loved one’s care keeping up with who does what and when can be a challenge.  That’s why it’s important to keep a master calendar that everyone involved in your parent’s care has access to.  To create a master calendar,...
Healthy Exercise Tips for the 50+

Healthy Exercise Tips for the 50+

It’s been widely accepted that if you have problems sleeping, notice your moods vary or that your anxiety is a bit high…..you may not be getting enough exercise!  Regular exercise doesn’t just improve your frame of mind; research also confirms it decreases anxiety,...
Compromise When You’re A Caregiver

Compromise When You’re A Caregiver

Does it ever seem like you and your parent’s can’t agree on anything?  Is your aging loved one extremely critical?  Does your mother try to make you feel guilty when you don’t do everything her way?  Does your father clearly favor one of your siblings over you, when...