A cluttered home can do more than be aesthetically unpleasing. It can place your parent or loved one at risk for developing anxiety and depression; it prevents our brains from calming down and can restrict our creativity.
Caring for a parent or loved one is an underestimated commitment and requires a strong, loving individual to take on this role. The part you play in your loved one’s life is rewarding but can be overwhelming and stressful if you are a new family caregiver.
If your parent or loved one lives in another city or state, whether at home or in a senior living community, the holidays can be a difficult time if you aren’t able to spend them together. While nothing can compete with their physical presence, there are items that can help bridge that gap.
While palliative care is becoming an increasingly sought out care option, many people may still not know what these services are or what they provide. Often confused with hospice care, palliative care focuses on providing relief from the symptoms, discomfort, physical stress, and mental stress at any stage of illness.
Senior home safety is a primary concern for many family members who have a parent or loved who is trying to navigate an independent lifestyle at home. As we age, it can become difficult to navigate or complete some tasks comfortably. On the opposite end, as our home ages, it generally requires additional maintenance, upgrades, and overall improvements.