When it’s Time to Consider Extra Care

How can I know when it’s time to get my parents some extra care? Our parents have spent their entire lives looking out and caring for us. Even into adulthood it’s easy to continue viewing our parents as our caregivers, but there does come a time when the roles are reversed. As your parents age, […]

Alzheimer’s: What to Watch For

Alzheimer’s is a scary thing to think about. The possibility of not remembering the beautiful life you’ve lived is shattering and falling victim to the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s is terrifying. What You Need to Know: Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging, but aging is the greatest known risk factor – most people […]

How to help seniors and loved ones learn about fall prevention

A fall is often defined by a sudden and unintentional change in position resulting in an individual landing at a lower level, such as on an object, floor, or on the ground, with or without injury. Falls can be devastating to the affected individual and can also be expensive to manage. The cost increases even […]

4 Themes You Can Try in Your Journal as a Family Caregiver

Here are four different types, but you really don’t need to choose only one. Your journal can be a combination of all four types or you can pick and choose the types that you enjoy.

Could Your Parent Help Other Seniors Deal with Loneliness and Isolation?

Home Care in Oakbrook Terrace IL: Let these ideas inspire you for ways that your parent can help other seniors deal with loneliness and isolation.

Does Your Aging Parent Need Elderly Care at Night?

Elderly Care in Oakbrook Terrace IL: Use these considerations to help you determine if your parent may need elderly care at night.

Elder Care Recipes: National Peanut Butter Cookie Day

Elder Care in Westchester IL: June 12 is National Peanut Butter Cookie Day, a great time to get into the kitchen and have fun baking traditional peanut butter cookies.

June 4th is World Drawing Day

Senior Care in Oakbrook IL: For beginners and seasoned drawers alike, here are some fun activities for you and senior loved one to try on World Drawing Day.

What is the Difference Between Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion?

Caregivers in Hinsdale IL: As the weather begins to get hotter, family caregivers should take care to actively help their elderly loved ones to prevent heat-related illness.

Home Care for Parkinson’s Disease: Helping Your Aging Parent Get the Rest They Need

Home Care in Oakbrook IL: Use these tips to help your aging parent get the rest that they need as they progress through Parkinson’s Disease.