Senior Adult Recreation and Health Care (SarahCare) has been providing day services for seniors since 2001 in the Santa Clara County city of Campbell, CA. Here, seniors receive high quality caregiving along with meaningful socialization among peers, 6 days a week at their centrally located facility.
It’s important to understand the changes that are occurring with your parent who has Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. Understanding how their perception of the world has changed allows you to see through their eyes and provides you with the insights that, as a family caregiver, makes your day-to-day exchanges that much easier.
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. This is the ideal time for you as a family caregiver to learn about this extremely common, but potentially severe, form of injury, and how to handle them effectively should your elderly parent experience such an injury during the course of your care journey with them.
When you're a primary family caregiver, it's difficult sometimes to communicate with other family members about what needs to happen for your elderly loved one. Sometimes it's a problem you can't resolve on your own, but other times you can change subtle aspects of how you communicate to make the situation better.