Home Care Versus Nursing Home Care

Even when aging starts affecting their quality of life, most elders prefer to stay in their own homes. The sense of familiarity that comes from knowing their neighbors, treasured memories with family and unwillingness for change are all contributing factors to oppose...

Early-Stage Care giving for Alzheimer’s

In the early stage of Alzheimer’s, most people are usually able to function independently. They can still drive, take part in social activities, socialize and even work. The role of the caregiver at this stage, however, is still an important one: they provide...

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...

Social Life for Elderly People can Also be Exciting

Research has long proven the benefits of staying active and having a busy social life for elderly people. Apart from helping them cope with the challenges of old age, maintaining social relationships and mobility in old age also impact well-being. In fact, loneliness...

Holiday Planning for Caregivers

The holiday season is a hectic time of year for all of us. It is even more challenging when you’re caring for a relative with chronic health problems, a demanding role during even the best times. Here are some helpful ways to keep the stress manageable so that you may...