Is Dementia Hereditary?

If you have a family member with dementia, you may be wondering if it is hereditary. The answer is yes…and no. The genetics of dementia are complex with many factors weighing in. If your loved one has dementia, the first … 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

Free College Courses for Senior Citizens

Is there a subject you always dreamed of learning more about but didn’t have the time or finances to do so? This may be the perfect moment to take advantage of special opportunities that only seniors have. You may be … Read More

Finding Senior Care for Your Loved One

In Home Care In-home care is care provided to a senior adult by a caregiving professional to assist the senior with the activities of daily living (ADLs) right in the comfort of their own home. The term activities of daily … Read More

4 Unique Retirement Communities in the U.S.

People are asking for better options when it comes to retirement and other types of elderly care communities. Healthcare professionals, government officials and business women and men alike are taking note and putting these requests into action. One size doesn’t … Read More

UTI Prevention For The Elderly

Urinary tract infections (UTI) are the second most common infection among women in the United States. It is said that over 50% of women will have at least one UTI in their lifetime. UTI’s are especially prevalent in the elderly … Read More

How to Help Elderly Parents Manage Finances

Everyday, elderly parents find themselves in situations where guidance with money management is needed. Financial situations usually change as we get older making it necessary for children or a professional advisor to step in helping maintain assets for the loved … Read More

25 Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help at Home

Recognizing the Warning Signs As parents age, it’s natural for children to wonder if mom and dad are in need of help. If you have concerns about your parents living on their own, ask yourself where that worry is stemming … Read More

Senior Celebrity Spotlight: Diane Keaton

At 70 years old Diane Keaton looks as beautiful as ever, however, her true beauty comes from her life lessons on ditching insecurities and embracing imperfection.  Keaton’s personality and wisdom on aging shines bright casting light on those who are … Read More

Dementia: Understanding Behavior as Communication

As dementia affects the brain of our loved one, it can be difficult to understand what he or she is trying to communicate with us through their behaviors. Dementia takes away the ability to express feelings in the way that … Read More