Packing an Elderly Adult’s Bag for the Hospital

Is your aging parent getting ready for a scheduled surgery or medical procedure that requires a hospital stay? If so, you have some time to pull together a hospital bag that specifically meets their needs if they must stay there for several days. While the hospital will provide the basics, many people like to bring some important extras that make their stay more pleasant and won’t leave them without some essential items that they don’t want to live without.   It's also a good ... Read more

Guide to Nutrient-Dense Foods for the Elderly

  Daily food choices are vital to good health, but when the elderly are dependent on family caregivers, senior care aides and others to assist with grocery shopping and meal preparations, they often don’t get much of a say in what they eat. As a family caregiver that is responsible for this important feature of elderly care, food choices are extremely important to ensuring the health and wellness of your aging loved one. Nutrient-dense foods are the best way to deliver valuable nutritional ... Read more