* Balancing Life & Caregiving

January 19, 2018

How to Combat Loneliness and Isolation as We Age

While aging often presents physical challenges, mental health can also suffer. Social isolation is rampant among older adults who lose mobility, lack transportation options or live alone or away from family. The impact of isolation is […]
January 18, 2018

The 11 Predictions about the Senior Living Community of the Future by Caregivers

The population of senior citizens in the United States is projected to more than double in the next 40 years, from about 46 million today to more than 98 million by 2060, according to the Population […]
January 17, 2018

Caregivers: Use Your Voice

We’ve all heard the saying “don’t judge a book by its cover.” It’s a lesson we probably all first learned about when we were quite young.
January 15, 2018

Caregivers: Safety Begins at Home

If you’re among America’s 54 million caregivers, knowing how to evacuate a loved one or how a loved one can take shelter during an emergency may not be as easy as just stepping out a door, […]
January 12, 2018

Forty-Eight Mental Breaks for Caregivers

Caregiving takes a lot of time. Even if you had spare time to daydream in the first place, it’s probably gone now. However you must give yourself a mental break once in a while.
January 11, 2018

How to Be Supportive to Friends Experiencing Loss

Loss is an inescapable part of life. Whether we’ve lost someone to death, or are going through a living loss such as divorce, retirement, a life-threatening illness, a debilitating injury or a life-altering condition like dementia or addiction, […]
January 10, 2018

More Than Reminiscing by Caregivers

As caregivers, it is an understatement to say that our lives are busy. Our days may be filled with endless tasks such as helping a parent with bathing, administering medications, managing appointments and insurance claims. We […]
January 5, 2018

Challenges Affecting Family Caregivers

Caregiving in our society affects individuals of all races, lifestyles, and incomes. As our population ages, a growing number of American adults will serve as caregivers for loved ones who are disabled and/or suffering from a […]
December 27, 2017

Caregivers: 4 Questions to Ask Before Moving Your Parent to Assisted Living

With the boomer generation aging into their 50s, 60s and 70s and many of their parents now in their 70s, 80s and 90s, there is an increasing need for long-term care. Most older Americans would stay […]

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