How to Create Meaningful Activities as a Caregiver

Providing seniors with meaningful activities lifts spirits, enhances mood and provides several mental health benefits. Maintaining a sense of purpose and self-reliance is very important to seniors even when they are in need of caregiving due to dementia or major physical … Read More

Senior Living: Tips on Growing Herbs and Berries Indoors

Spring has sprung, the sweet smell of jasmine is in the air and the time to plant is among us! Indoor gardening is an easy alternative to the hassles of hauling giant bags of mulch and weed pulling. You can … Read More

The Effects of Alzheimer’s on Family and their Care Givers

We are excited to continue our new series of blogs written by our CareGivers.com team. Nichole has been with CareGivers.com since the beginning of 2017 as a Home Care Advisor. Her background is in social work. She has worked in … 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

Warning Signs Your Elderly Loved One Needs Help

When an elderly loved one needs help at home, it is not always obvious. In fact, it is usually the people who are closest that are the last to notice warning signs. Why? Familiarity. When changes happen gradually over time, … Read More

Senior Care: Spice up Your Calendar with Fun Observance Days!

Did you know that you can find at least one if not several observance days for every day out of the year? Jazzing up the activity calendar at your senior care community is simple when you add these easy but unexpected … Read More

Dementia Support Through Creativity and Craft

With a little bit of creativity, anyone can turn very little into something impactful for someone with dementia. It is up to those that are able to help fill voids that dementia takes away. Although memories and other losses and … Read More

When is it Time for Hospice Care?

Hospice Care Hospice care services are typically designed to give compassionate care for terminally ill individuals who have a life expectancy of 6 months or less and are no longer seeking a cure. The primary goal of hospice is to … Read More

Respectful Communication with Seniors: Don’t Call me Sweetie!

Pet names can be sweet signs of affection to the intimate people in your life. For many families it is totally acceptable to call your husband honey, your child sweetie or your pet pookie. However, what’s cute for family and … Read More

Your Guide to Senior Care Acronyms

The senior care world is full of acronyms, from ADLs to CCRC what does it all mean? For someone entering into the world of caregiving these terms can seem mind boggling! Whether your mom has moved into an assisted living … Read More