Can You Make Home Care Easier for Your Senior, even if She Doesn’t Want It?

As excited as you might be about senior care providers coming to help you and your elderly family member, she may not feel anywhere near as cheerful about it. Here are some ways to help.       Don't Avoid the Conversation If you already know how your senior may feel about this idea, you probably aren't a huge fan of bringing it up. That doesn't mean that you can avoid it forever, though. Sit down with her and let her know why you're thinking about ... Read more

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of a UTI? 

A woman's risk of developing a urinary tract infection during her lifetime is between 40 and 50%. Though the risk is lower, men can and do develop these infections as well. The risk of developing another infection increases each time a person suffers and infection. As a family caregiver, you should know that while UTIs are common, they can result in symptoms that are difficult and even dangerous for your aging parent. Being able to recognize the signs and symptoms of ... Read more

Like I Actually Care! How Sarcasm Can Hurt Others

Caregivers near Coconut Creek, FL: Remember to Speak positively at all times There was a recent series of comments circulating across social media networks that professed to the fact that people who are sarcastic tend to be more intelligent than those who are not. While the scientific research behind this may be lacking, it’s important to note that for the elderly caregiver, it doesn’t matter whether you believe that you were highly intelligent or not, sarcasm really has no place when providing ... Read more