Care Giving Blog

Encouraging Visitors in Senior Living Communities

One question we are frequently asked by families of new residents is how to encourage old friends and extended family to visit their loved one in their new senior living home. For a variety of reasons, people are sometimes hesitant to visit the first time.


4 Ways to Monitor Your Child’s Caregiver

One of the most difficult things a parent has to do is leave their child with a caregiver. Trusting someone else to care for your children while you are at work isn’t easy. Read more for 4 tips that help you monitor your child's caregiver.


6 Holiday Gift Ideas for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

When someone you love is a caregiver for a family member who lives with Alzheimer’s disease, finding a holiday gift that is appropriate for their situation might seem tough to do. The role of caregiving is a demanding one. When the person receiving the care has dementia, the challenges are even greater. What gift can you give your friend that will show you are empathetic to their struggle?


The Happiness Secret

Is there really a secret to true happiness? I've learned from older people that being grateful is a big part of why they are truly happy.


Activities Multiple Generations Can Enjoy!

The holiday season is often a time when multiple generations come together to celebrate. Finding activities that help create stronger bonds between older adults and a family’s youngest generation is important. For some families, the holidays may be the only time of year for so many loved ones to be together.