Category: Family Caregiver

Taking Care of Family Members at Home: How to Manage Caregiver Emotions

If you are feeling somewhat disheartened in your role as caregiver, take heart; you’re in good company. Taking care of family members at home is probably one of the most complex roles we can hold: highly gratifying on the one hand, while simultaneously frustrating and ever-evolving, regularly bringing about feelings of doubt over whether we […]

continue reading

Keys to Successful Family Caregiver Communication

“It takes a village” was never a more accurate statement than when caring for an adult family member. As family caregivers, communication is necessary for that “village” to provide the very best senior care in Burbank and surrounding areas. This allows for everyone involved in care to be on the same page. It’s also critical for family caregivers to have the chance to express concerns […]

continue reading

Symptoms of Dehydration in Seniors and How to Help

Did you know…dehydration in seniors impacts as many as half of all older adults, based on a new scientific study conducted at UCLA? Not just that, but seniors over age 65 account for the highest category of hospital admissions as a consequence of dehydration.  

continue reading

The Questions You Need to Ask Senior Care Physicians

Of the many responsibilities a family caregiver faces, perhaps one of the more daunting is managing health conditions. The National Council on Aging reports that nearly ¾ of all older adults are clinically determined to have a minimum of two chronic illnesses, and are seeing an average of four senior care physicians.  

continue reading