April 2012 Posts

Benefits of Respite Care

While you may want to provide care for your loved one around-the-clock, it's important to seek support and take time to manage your own health and personal needs, too, so you can provide the best care for your loved one when you are there.

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Preventing Nighttime Slips and Falls

One-third of adults over age 65 fall each year, and falls are the leading cause of injury death among seniors. These tips can reduce the risk of nighttime injuries.

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Technology Helps Long-Distance Caregiving

To help them monitor their loved one's care when they cannot be present, some family caregivers are turning to technology to bridge the gap.

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Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic form of arthritis. Although it usually occurs in middle age, its onset also can occur in the elderly.

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