How to Make Amends Through Caregiving

You might have a huge fight with your mother or a few choice words for your brother when you last spoke to each other. Resentment, regret and tension builds up over time, but suddenly tragedy or old age strikes and suddenly you find yourself with a unique opportunity for redemption. Often times, family members come [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:29+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Senior Care, tips for caregivers|1 Comment

Disability Safety: Keeping Your Home Secure

Being disabled or elderly can often make it difficult to navigate around your own home. Accessibility and mobility become difficult, and you become prone to more accidents in your bathroom, on the stairs or even at your front door. Besides installing our assistive technology products in your home such as wheelchair lifts, platforms and ramps, [...]

Know the Signs of Elder Abuse

Finding a caregiver that you can trust to properly care for your loved one can be difficult, but once you do, you can feel your mind be at ease. However, it is much more nerve-wracking to discover that you have been deceived into hiring an abusive caregiver. Cognitive deterioration can often cause elders to behave [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:30+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|health, Senior Care, Support|0 Comments

How to Fight Cognitive Decline

Alzheimer’s and dementia can be scary to a spouse or loved one, especially when they are unprepared. One is more likely to develop these diseases if their thinking and memory is on the decline, especially when they have nothing to boost or maintain these cognitive function. As your senior gets older, it is important to [...]

How NOT to hire an In-Home Caregiver for your Loved One

Being a caregiver for a loved one can be an incredibly stressful experience. If you’ve finally reached the point in your journey, when you can no longer physically and mentally meet the demands of caregiving, it may be time to start looking for a qualified in-home caregiver. But before you set out to find your [...]

By | 2016-08-23T14:56:14+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Caregiver Tips, Senior Care, Tips|0 Comments

3 Surprising Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Memory loss can be a distressing side effect of aging. But unlike Hollywood often portrays, mild memory loss is not the only impairment associated with Alzheimer’s. There are typically several, lesser known signs that can indicate that you, or a loved one have just entered into the early stages of Alzheimer’s. Before you begin to [...]

Assistive Technology for Kids, Adults and Elders

Technology rules our society. It is the very foundation that allows us to thrive and continue to find new ways to make living a whole lot easier. Assistive technology is the type of technology that helps the physically disabled. From self-driving cars to learning mobile apps, assistive technology helps the physically and mentally disabled make [...]

Eating Healthy Reduces Risk of Dementia

Dementia and Alzheimer’s are both neurodegenerative diseases that cause progressive damage to cognitive functioning, which cause confusion and memory loss. Although there are no cures to these diseases and they cannot be completely prevented, there are ways to reduce the risk. Besides keeping your parent’s mind sharp with social and mental activities, there is one [...]

5 Tips On How to Deal With A Parent With Dementia or Alzheimer’s

You saw the signs, or maybe you didn’t, but either way, it’s here. You don’t realize that it’s one of your biggest fears until it happens: they’re no longer themselves, or worse, they can’t remember who you are. But, all is not lost. Here are 5 tips on how to deal with a parent who [...]

When Is It Time to Consider a Nursing Home?

The dreaded day has finally arrived. You were distracted by simultaneously finishing up a late work project, trying to cook dinner, and pick out your dad’s clothes, when suddenly you notice the front door is ajar and your dad is nowhere to be found. Panic sets in, and your immediately begin frantically searching for your [...]