1. Therapeutic and Fun Activities for Your Loved One With Dementia

    When your loved one has dementia, many things have to change. One of the most difficult is that the way you previously connected with your loved one may be unattainable due to their cognitive function. Unfortunately, this means that many individuals with dementia end up lonely, isolated, and withdra…Read More

  2. 8 Caregiver Tips for Staying Positive

    When your loved one has a chronic illness, it can feel like everything is out of your control. While it’s true that you can’t prevent the progression of the disease, you can choose how you respond to this truth. As their caregiver, the first step you can take towards acceptance of reality is to …Read More

  3. Tips for Long Distance Caregivers

    Life doesn’t turn out exactly how it should all the time. Ideally, we would all live close enough to our aging parents and grandparents to help them, but things change. You may have gotten a job in a far away place, or your partner or immediate family’s needs took you away from your hometown. Re…Read More

  4. Anxiety and the Elderly: What You Need to Know

    Anxiety is a natural part of the human condition. You might feel anxious when you’re dealing with a problem, entering a new situation, or coping with a major life transition. This is a normal reaction that helps us handle stressors in our lives. However, when anxiety is an ever-present, overwhelmi…Read More

  5. Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s

    Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s can be a difficult journey. It can be tragic to watch your loved one gradually lose their ability to do that which was once simple. This can have a profound impact on the caregiver, and it may feel isolating. However, you are not alone. It is estimated that 15 m…Read More

  6. Does My Child Need an Occupational Therapist?

    When your child has medical complexities, it can sometimes feel like you are walking the path alone. Many other parents can’t really understand where you’re coming from, and misconceptions about physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities run rampant in our society. You might feel like there i…Read More

  7. Caring for Your Loved One With Parkinson’s Disease

    April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, so we’ve decided to take the opportunity to share some information about caring for your loved one with Parkinson’s. When your loved one is first diagnosed, you have a lot of questions, and you experience a lot of emotions such as fear, sadness, an…Read More

  8. Can My Special Needs Child Benefit from a Service Dog?

    How often now do you see some well-behaved dog accompanying someone everywhere? With more rules protecting service animals and where they are legally allowed to go, it might feel like service dogs are popping up left and right! For the longest time, unfortunately, service dogs were only paired with …Read More

  9. In-Home Healthcare: What a Home Health Aide Does

    Some days, you just need an extra set of hands or ten. Between working, both in and out of the home, all the little chores around the house that add up quickly, and ensuring your children’s needs (and a few wants) and taken care of, it may feel like you don’t even have five minutes to yourself e…Read More

  10. When to Hire a Home Health Aide

    There is no truly black and white line for deciding whether it is or is not necessary to hire home healthcare help. Some situations, like post inpatient hospitalization or rehabilitation, have a more obvious need for continued assistance outside the hospital. However, not all circumstances are that …Read More