One of the hardest chores there is as a family caregiver is helping your loved one with daily hygiene. Whether bathing, dressing, or managing incontinence issues, no other task displays the reversal of roles to quite the same degree.
Falling is one of the biggest reasons seniors end up in the emergency room. This is especially a problem among older adults who live alone because there is no one with them to immediately call for help if they suffer from a fall-related injury.
For many seniors, technology is not something that they use as a part of their day-to-day life beyond the most basic of devices such as lights and television. Here are some reasons why they are reluctant to make the change.
While many people have ideas about what they think that Alzheimer's disease "looks like" or the set of symptoms that a person with this disease will have, the truth is that every person's experience is different.
Though the true intention of this health observance is for people to learn how to protect their health and safety in their work environments, it is also a good time for you to evaluate your role as a caregiver and ensure that you are doing what you need to do to stay safe and healthy.