Safety Checklist for Seniors Living at Home

These days, more seniors are able to remain in the comfort of their own home as they age. This is partly due to the increasing amount of available resources for the elderly. Utilizing these resources is an important step in reducing … Read More

5 Small Breeds That Make Great Companion Dogs for Seniors

For seniors looking to adopt a dog, certain breeds have specific genetic traits making them the perfect lap companion. While there are a countless amount of pups (including lovable mutts!) that can be great for seniors, we have chosen 5 … Read More

Self-Care Tips for the CareGiver

We’re excited to continue our new series of blogs written by the CareGivers.com team. Damita has been with CareGivers.com since 2016, first as a Home Care Advisor and now as a Home Care Recruiter. She enjoys art, a good cup of … Read More

Long-Distance Caregiver Challenges and Tips

Long distance caregiving for a parent or other loved one can come with many challenges. The further away you are, the harder it may be to truly recognize what type of care your parent needs. When your main line of communication … Read More

Top 7 DIY and Reminiscing Projects for the Elderly

Simple Projects that Wow Arts, crafts and reminiscing projects are a great way to connect with elderly seniors on a physical, cognitive and emotional level. Choosing an activity that highlights his or her strengths can be a great motivator and … Read More

Caring for Aging Parents: You’re Not Alone

Transitioning an aging parent can be difficult, but know that you are not alone. The number of available options such as in-home caregiving and senior care facilities continue to expand as our nation becomes increasingly aware of the rising number … Read More

How to Be a Good Caregiver

We all want to be great caregivers, but with different clients and different situations, it can be difficult to determine which is the best action to take. That’s why the CareGivers.com team has compiled the best tips for our Care … Read More

How to fire your caregiver

How To Fire A Caregiver

Written by Alena Bowen It’s never fun to let someone go, even if it feels deserved. Last month we talked about deciding if it’s time to fire your caregiver. When the time does come to terminate your relationship with your caregiver, follow … Read More

When It's Time To Fire Your Caregiver

When It’s Time to Fire Your Caregiver

Written by Alena Bowen Hiring a caregiver for your loved one can be a delicate process. Even when you believe that you’ve hired the perfect person, it doesn’t always work out. In these situations, it’s best to take action. Letting someone … Read More

7 More Tips for Advocating for Your Loved One in a Facility

If you help take care of a family member or friend, your role as caregiver is just as important whether you live in the same house as them, across town, or across the country. In my post last week I … Read More