The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips and suggestions for motivating seniors to stay involved in hobbies.
Many caregivers look for ways to entertain and stimulate their loved ones with dementia. The best ideas are simple, sensory activities that typically have some sort of connection with their past or childhood. This blogger decided to take her mother on an outing to the beach.
Adult children often try to protect their aging parents, but this can cost the elder their independence and dignity. Family caregivers must learn to balance their loved one's quality of life with risks, and this can take practice and patience.
If I ever needed a sense of humor and adventure, it is now! I am reinventing my life yet again, which is both exciting and perplexing at times. But, it is important to remember that it's never too late to shake things up and find happiness.
Going to the doctor, paying bills, taking a driving test—older adults should try to tackle their most taxing tasks earlier in the day, claims new evidence that suggests aging brains function best in the morning hours.
As with the ability to drive a car, the time may come for many elders when owning a firearm is no longer safe. Their families then face an emotional and sometimes risky decision regarding how and when to remove this hazard.