What are the Benefits of a Nonprofit Nursing Home?

When searching for the right nursing home for your loved one, there are many things to consider. Your checklist will likely include things such as price, proximity, and environment along with the information you receive from the facility and reviews regarding … 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

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

Surviving with Humor: Tough Times Call for Laughter

    When going through hard times, it may seem impossible to find humor in anything. If a loved one is suffering or has passed, guilt may also be at play. You may feel selfish or insensitive for even thinking 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

How to Check the Reputation of a Long Term Care Facility

  Searching for the right long term facility for your loved one can become emotional and overwhelming. With so much to consider such as cost, location and care options, the last thing you want to worry about is if a … Read More

The Healing Power of Pets

We’re excited to start this new series of blogs written by our Home Care Advisor team. Annie has been with CareGivers.com since early this year and lives in Austin. She enjoys taking the train downtown, hiking, live music, and going to the lake. Annie has … 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

Tech Spotlight: Robotic Companion Pets for the Elderly

Meet Jim McGuckin, a resident at an elderly care home in In Oakland California. The photo on the left shows Jim having a laugh with his new robotic companion cat named “Alan”.  As Jim strokes the cat it purrs just … Read More