Tag: caring for senior parents

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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Staying Safe on Dating Apps: Protecting Seniors from Online Scams

It’s been over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic started; a year of fear, isolation, and loneliness for many seniors. Physical distancing has taken away the ability to provide the comfort and warmth of an embrace or even an in-person smile in many cases. Yet humans are social creatures, and this decrease in socialization has […]

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Improve Quality of Life for Seniors With COPD with This One Device

For seniors with COPD and other lung conditions, maintaining the ideal air quality in the house is extremely important. Air that is too dry, for instance, might cause or exacerbate health issues such as: Dry, itchy, or chapped skin Nose bleeds Sore throat Dry eyes Aggravated allergy, asthma, and flu/cold symptoms such as congestion And […]

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Prevent Caregiver Guilt With These Seven Tips

Family caregivers give a great deal of themselves to care for their loved ones, often surrendering their own needs and desires in the process. It seems natural to presume then that caregivers would feel great about themselves, rich in self-esteem and sense of purpose. Yet the reverse can be true, with many family care providers […]

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Differentiating Alzheimer’s and Forgetfulness

You altogether forgot about the doctor’s appointment scheduled for last week, misplaced your sunglasses for the umpteenth time, and cannot remember the name of your new neighbor for the life of you. Is all of this simply an ordinary part of growing older, or could the link between early onset Alzheimer’s disease and forgetfulness be […]

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