Autism Home Care

Autism is a complex disorder that affects a person’s ability to communicate with and relate to others as well as to experience sound, touch and visual stimulation. Approximately one in every 166 people has it, and four out of every five of these people are boys....

Signs of Caregiver Burnout

The tasks of caring for an elderly patient can add up quickly, leaving a caregiver exhausted and stressed out. Even professionals who spend most of the day with a senior with Alzheimer’s or another dementia can experience a certain degree of caregiver burnout....

The Benefits of Independent Living for Seniors

As your parents get older, the decision between assisted and independent care comes up. And while both have certain benefits, it helps to know what your elderly parent feels more comfortable with to make an informed decision. A lot of people immediately start looking...

Family Conflicts Over Care for Elderly Parents

As elderly parents begin to rely more and more on your support, the amount of conflict between siblings can increase. Dealing with a parent’s care can result in confrontation, especially if there are unsolved conflicts from the past, and the discord can tear families...

Dealing with Dementia Care and Challenges

Mid-to-late stage dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are two of the most common conditions that elderly people experience. Sadly, they present challenging behavior problems and can put a strain on their relationship with family members. It can be overwhelming to take...