Do You Have More Help than You Think?

As a caregiver, it's really difficult sometimes to see all of the help that's available to you. Some help you need to do a little digging to find, but many sources of assistance are right there waiting for you to ask.     Talk to Friends and Neighbors Even if you don't have a bunch of family members who can help you pick up some of the slack, you may have friends and neighbors who would be happy to help if they just knew what ... Read more

Caring for a Parent with IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a chronic condition that has no cure. Seniors suffering from IBS experience abdominal cramps and pain, constipation, diarrhea, gas, and a bloated feeling. The disease can be a difficult one to live with, but there are things senior care providers and family caregivers can do to help seniors cope with IBS. Here are some tips for caring for a senior parent with IBS. Know and Manage Triggers If you are uncertain what triggers your parent’s IBS symptoms, ... Read more

5 Ways to Celebrate “Sweetest Day” with a Senior October 17

Senior Care in Boca Raton FL On the third Saturday in October, some people in the nation will celebrate "Sweetest Day."  While it is mostly celebrated throughout the Northeast and Great Lakes Regions, it's a day to sweets no matter where you live.  So what exactly is Sweetest Day? It's a day to remember the marginalized members of our society; the orphans, the sick, and the elderly as well as our friends and family and anyone that has ever helped us, shown us ... Read more