Role Reversal: Parenting Your Parents

When your parents start becoming frail as a result of age, a great deal of independence is lost and roles are reversed. Yet for most elderly parents, the battle to accept the loss of independence is a real one.  Ageing persons will attempt to hold onto their...

Caring for a Bed Ridden Loved One at Home

When taking care of a bedridden patient, it’s important to pay attention to their emotional and physical and well-being. Knowing what to expect in the period your loved one is bedridden will help you avoid exposing them to health problems associated with being...

Reading for Seniors

Reading a book has profound benefits. We skim and glance at headlines and links online all the time, but the advantages that come from reading a book tend to be greater than those that come from reading articles (yes, even this one). There’s a few reasons that this...

Nursing Home vs. Private Home Care

As the time arrives to decide how to assist an elderly family member through those difficult periods when they are not physically able to take care of themselves, the choice may be a challenging one. How will you know what is right for the elderly individual in your...