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The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips for getting rid of stubborn stains and odors.

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ suggestions for convincing a senior to put on clean clothes.

Elder self-neglect is one of the more common forms of elder abuse but few people understand that serious dangers that it poses to the health of their elderly loved ones.

Pro tip: The first step in winning this common battle is to strike the word “diaper” from your vocabulary.

The signs and symptoms of dementia vary from person to person, but certain behaviors are common indicators of increasing cognitive difficulties. Look for these red flags to determine if a loved one should seek a comprehensive medical exam.

Your aging parents think they can still take care of themselves, but if you’re noticing any of these red flags, it is time to consider in-home care.

There are many reasons why a loved one’s bathing habits may fall by the wayside as they age. Be proactive about finding the root of the problem and remember that compromise is key.