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10 Ways Seniors Can Stretch Their Dollars

Following, from the Home Instead Senior Care network and various senior and financial experts, are 10 ways that seniors can stretch their dollars.

The Evolutions of Aging in Place

Aging in place has evolved over the years thanks to the growth of the home care industry. Learn more about the different types of home care and the care continuum.

The Evolutions of Aging in Place (Canada)

Aging in place has evolved over the years thanks to the growth of the home care industry. Learn more about the different types of home care and the care continuum.

Driving Safety for Older Adults — Professional Caregiver Webinar

The Home Instead Senior Care® network hopes to educate professionals and families about the importance of developing a plan to help older adults move out of the driver’s seat when necessary while still remaining engaged with their friends, family and community.

Multigenerational Travel is a Trending Vacation Plan

A quick Google search will show the trend in multigenerational travel. Why’s this trend so popular? Can traveling with aging parents and children really provide the experience everyone is hoping for on their summer vacation? This travel trend has been on the rise in recent years and for good reason. Many families, especially those geographically…

Family Caregiver Support Webinar Series for Professionals

The Home Instead Senior Care® network’s Family Caregiver Support Web Seminar Series features free monthly seminars for senior care professionals on a variety of topics that can help set them apart as experts in their field.

Case Study: Overcoming Bathing Resistance

Seniors—especially those with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia—may resist bathing for a variety of reasons. They may think they have already bathed on a given day when they have not. Altered sensation may make the shower spray feel painful or cold or too hot. When they get into the water, they may feel like…

Last Man Standing

Life is a mixed bag of emotions and memories when you’re the survivor of a generation, like my dad. The loneliness of loss fosters its own kind of caregiver stress. How do you cope when your senior is the last man standing?

Seniors and Driving - Professional Caregiver Webinar

Families slowly transition their teenagers into driving, but most likely don’t think about transitioning their older loved ones out of driving.

Why You Deserve a Good Night's Sleep

Many family caregivers make their way through the day in a sleep-deprived haze. As they yawn repeatedly and guzzle coffee all day long, they may remember a time before caregiving, when they awoke refreshed and eager to greet the day after a night of restorative sleep. Wouldn’t it be nice to feel that way again?…

Five Vehicle Technologies for Keeping Seniors Safe on the Road

Assistive technologies are helping to keep older drivers safe on the road longer. Here are a few of those strategies.

Five Vehicle Technologies for Keeping Seniors Safe on the Road (Canada)

Assistive technologies are helping to keep older drivers safe on the road longer. Here are a few of those strategies.

When You Don't See Eye-to-Eye with Seniors

Your senior wants to keep driving, but you don't think it's a good idea. When you don't see eye-to-eye, tempers within families can flare and hard feelings may result.

When You Don't See Eye-to-Eye with Seniors (Canada)

Your senior wants to keep driving, but you don't think it's a good idea. When you don't see eye-to-eye, tempers within families can flare and hard feelings may result.

Retiring from Driving: How to Make the Transition

To understand what it means to give up driving, it's important first to understand what driving means to an individual.

Retiring from Driving: How to Make the Transition (Canada)

To understand what it means to give up driving, it's important first to understand what driving means to an individual.

Medical Conditions that can put the Brakes on a Senior's Driving Days (Canada)

When it comes to driving, there are a number of strategies that can help keep older adults safer on the road. In fact, many seniors can continue to drive safely into their later senior years. It's not until certain medical problems come down the pike that seniors may need to give up the car keys.

4 Ways to Help Families Navigate Senior Driving Concerns

Senior care professionals can be an objective voice when families are disagreeing about an older loved one's driving future.

4 Ways to Help Families Navigate Senior Driving Concerns (Canada)

Senior care professionals can be an objective voice when families are disagreeing about an older loved one's driving future.

The Conversation

Nobody wants to parent their parents, but driving could be putting your senior at risk. It's time to talk to your parents about driving.

4 Suggestions to Ease Driving Transitions for Seniors

Developing a process to assess your older loved one's driving abilities, communicating your concerns, and planning ways to transition your older loved one from driving could help take some of the emotions out of this potentially controversial and contentious situation.

4 Suggestions to Ease Driving Transitions for Seniors (Canada)

Developing a process to assess your older loved one's driving abilities, communicating your concerns, and planning ways to transition your older loved one from driving could help take some of the emotions out of this potentially controversial and contentious situation.

4 Misconceptions about Giving up the Car Keys

Discontinuing driving can be a scary proposition. It's time to separate fact from fiction. Here are four common misconceptions seniors may have about giving up driving.

Let's Talk about Driving

So your senior loved one is still on the road. Maybe they are a perfectly safe driver. Perhaps they are not. How can you tell? Having that conversation is a good first step. But research conducted by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care® network, revealed that most people aren’t talking. While…

10 Warning Signs That Seniors May Be Unsafe on the Road

It's important to collect the facts before making any recommendations about continued driving. Here are some signs that further investigation could be needed.