Being stuck indoors due to winter weather can put seniors at risk of social isolation and poor quality of life. Find out what you can do to keep your elderly loved ones engaged and healthy.
201 Fun Senior Activities - Top Senior Activities, Elderly Activities, Dementia Activities, and More!
Your smartphone or tablet may not seem like the go-to resource for caregiving assistance, but there are some apps that may help you take care of an elderly or disabled loved one. Here's a list of 12 apps for caregivers.
Many people are concerned they will “run out of things to say” with an older adult. If visiting an older loved one or working with the elderly, here are some strategies to help start the conversation…and keep it going. #aging #senior #eldercare #elderly #alz
What makes the elderly happy?
6 Reasons Why Visiting Loved Ones Keeps Them Young & Happy (GREAT ARTICLE) 1. Gives you a chance to evaluate their health, safety & well being. 2. Visits can help you prevent neglect & elder abuse. 3. Visits with family can help bring back positive memories. 4. Visits help the elderly stay emotionally engaged. 5. Visits remind your family that you love them. 6. Visits help us create new experiences & memories for the future.
Tip: When visiting a loved one with moderate-stage dementia, try using a 'prop' -- a focal point for attention and conversation -- to break the ice and create a warm visit. Here are some suggestions: http://www.caring.com/articles/props-make-dementia-visits-brighter
7 Elderly Exercises to get the Body Moving #ElderlyExercise #HomeHealthCare #AssistedHealthcare