Category: Family Caregiver

Balancing Work and Family Caregiving After the Pandemic

If there is one positive after-effect associated with the pandemic, it’s the awareness generated for the plight of family caregivers. Balancing work and family caregiving has always been an incredible challenge for anyone taking care of an older relative. As Lindsay Jurist-Rosner, CEO of Wellthy, explains, “Caregiving went from a silent struggle to being in […]

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Can You Detect Senior Depression in Your Aging Parents Over Zoom?

The isolation and fear brought on by COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the wellbeing of older adults, with nearly half of seniors surveyed in a Kaiser Family Foundation poll stating that their level of stress and worry was negatively impacting their health. And while it still may be unsafe to visit in person with senior […]

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Intro to Senior Care: Tips for Caregiving for the New Caregiver

It may have come totally out of the blue: an unexpected fall that caused a broken hip and the need for Mom to have assistance to remain at home. Or, it may have been building up over time, such as through the incremental and slow progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Whatever the circumstances, you’ve now found […]

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The Benefits of an Alzheimer’s Memory Book for Older Adults

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss Memories are the glue that bind together our past experiences with who we are today; and for a senior with Alzheimer’s disease, confusion surrounding these memories can have a serious impact. One of our goals to help […]

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