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What Not to Say When Your Parents Become Forgetful

Memory loss can be a bit terrifying, especially when it comes to your parents. There are some things you perhaps should not say to your parents when their memory may be starting to fade.

What Will Need to Be Remodeled to Age in Place

The benefits from aging in place are many. You have the dignity and freedom of staying in your own home; plus being able to make your own decisions about daily life. But to do this, you may need to make modifications on your home.

How to Prevent Wandering

When you’re a caregiver, one of your worries may be about your loved one wandering off. If you turn your back for just a minute, they can walk out the door or get lost in a mall easily. But there are ways to prevent wandering so you can sleep at night. 

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Why a Personal Care Agreement is Important

When an older family member begins to fail in health and starts to need more care, this care is sometimes provided by an adult child. Sometimes that person has to sacrifice a job, benefits, privacy by having the senior family member move in or by having to move in with the family member. When this happens, there should be a formal agreement drawn up called a Personal Care Agreement.

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Caregiving from a Distance

Yes, you can participate as a caregiver from a distance, but helping with the care of a loved one can be a challenge. However, there are options so that you can provide care and support for a loved one and the primary caregiver if your loved one is at the stage where they need help. How can you help?

Fun Things to Do for Seniors with Limited Mobility

When you get older, you may have increased mobility issues. It could be from arthritis, or perhaps from being in a wheelchair, but that doesn’t mean that you still can’t find fun things to do.

When Your Parent Needs to Downsize

Your mother has decided she wants to downsize from the family home to something smaller and more manageable. She has years’ worth of mementos, family history that’s saved and personal belongings to go through though and has asked for your help. So where do you start?

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