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Hiring an In-Home Caregiver: What You Need to Know

Caring for seniors and the elderly can be both rewarding and exhausting. There is nothing wrong with getting some help! Below, guest author Sarah Keller shares important tips for hiring an in-home caregiver.

dealing with hallucinations in the elderly

Learn How To Deal With Hallucinations In The Elderly

While there are many causes of hallucinations in the elderly, it is important to know what symptoms to watch for. Some examples are anxiety, talking to people who aren’t there, insomnia, and changes in mood. Here are some tips on how to deal with hallucinations plus knowing when it’s ok to do nothing.

dealing with demanding elderly parents

How To Deal With An Elderly Parent That Is Demanding

When dealing with an elderly parent who is demanding, take a step back and look at their overall situation. Try to figure out the trigger and work on that. Here are several tips on how to deal with an elderly parent who is demanding.

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How to Help an Elderly Person with Depression

It is important to understand that depression is NOT a normal part of aging. If they senior quits doing activities they love, have changes in their personality, or is sad for long periods of time, they might be depressed. Get help for them immediately.

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How To Find A Live-In Caregiver For Elderly Parents

Live-in Caregivers help seniors manage their daily lives while living on-site with them in their home. So, when hiring one, you should vet them properly and make sure your senior loved one is safe. Here is how to find a live-in caregiver for seniors and the elderly

surviving a long car trip with a parent with dementia

Surviving a Long Car Trip with a Parent with Dementia

Traveling with older parents is always an adventure. But, dementia adds a whole new layer of complexity. The key to surviving a car trip with a parent with dementia is to bring familiar items, expect the unexpected, and to manage your own stress as well.