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Posts tagged with “senior care planning”

Threat of Natural Disasters Calls for Preparedness Plan To Protect Seniors

Whether it's hurricanes, tornados, wildfires or floods, helping older adults – among the most vulnerable populations – should be a priority.

The Fear of Caring for Divorced Parents

Caring for my divorced parents scares me

Discharge & Care Planning Resources and Tools

The following links will direct you to a number of articles, videos and specialized web materials to help you navigate your senior loved one’s return home from the hospital and help prevent any issues that might result in readmission.

Identifying Mom’s Needs Key to Reaching Family Consensus

The signs all point to trouble for Mom. You and your siblings are concerned, but not sure how to proceed, especially because your mother is reluctant to leave her longtime home. Leaving home, though, is only one option, and the least popular among older adults, many of whom just need a little help around the house.

Caregiving Load Can Become Heavy

Family caregivers should look for a regular break from assisting their senior loved ones so they’re not neglecting their own health. Build a network of resources such as family, friends and professional caregiving services like Home Instead®, whose CAREGiversSM are equipped to step in and lend a helping hand whenever it’s needed.

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