Latest Seniors Articles

  • Evaluating Your Parents’ Well-being over the Holidays

    Anja Borngässer November 16, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Christmas visits provide an important opportunity to observe your parents’ well-being to determine whether they may require additional help.
  • What Tasks Should Seniors Outsource?

    Anja Borngässer October 29, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Whether you are helping carry out tasks directly, or hiring outside assistance, it is essential to identify the everyday tasks for which help is required.
  • The Pros and Cons of Senior Home Sharing

    Anja Borngässer October 12, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Home sharing is gaining in popularity among seniors, largely due to the broadly increasing cost of living. In this article, we will examine some of the pros and cons to help you determine if it is a good option for you or your loved one.
  • 5 Ways to Manage Chronic Back Pain

    Anja Borngässer August 25, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Back pain is the most common reason for visits to the doctor. In this article, we’ll explore five common non-surgical ways to manage chronic back pain.
  • 8 Life Hacks for Seniors Living at Home

    Katrin Lewandowski July 24, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Are you concerned about senior family members living alone? We offer eight easy-to-install and inexpensive life hacks for seniors to simplify living at home.
  • How to Improve Cognitive Health in Old Age

    Katrin Lewandowski June 19, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Are you starting to notice changes in your memory and other cognitive skills? We have some tips for improving your cognitive health in old age.
  • Nursing Case: When an Elderly Loved One Suddenly Needs Care

    Katrin Lewandowski May 26, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    If there is a sudden nursing case in your family, don’t panic. Stay calm, communicate well with everyone involved, and find a plan that works.
  • Mastering the Transition into Retirement

    Katrin Lewandowski May 11, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Retirement is a time met with all kinds of emotions. But in general, it is a needed and well-deserved time of rest and discovery. Embrace retirement for all the very best things it has to offer, including side jobs!
  • Strategies to Help Seniors Fight Loneliness During Pandemic

    Katrin Lewandowski April 27, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    That’s what you can do for your elderly loved ones. We showcase some strategies to help seniors fight loneliness during the corona pandemic.
  • Your Coronavirus Questions, Answered

    Katrin Lewandowski March 17, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    We sum up what senior caregivers and relatives need to know about the coronavirus, and give useful everyday tips to cope with the crisis.
  • Fasting: Is It Safe for Seniors?

    Katrin Lewandowski February 28, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Are there any dangers to fasting for those in advanced age? We will take a look at some of the benefits of fasting and offer tips for doing it safely as a senior.
  • 7 Tips for Spending Valentine’s Day with Seniors

    sophiemoran February 7, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Great ideas for spending Valentine’s Day with seniors you know.
  • Make a Game Plan for Visiting Grandparents in 2020

    Katrin Lewandowski January 29, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Who will visit granny when? Make a family game plan for visiting your grandparents in 2020. We provide you with some tips and a calendar.
  • Home Safety Basics for Children and Aging Parents

    Katrin Lewandowski January 14, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    How to make your home safe to welcome a new child or an aging relative, with inexpensive tips on babyproofing, how to prevent falling and reduce accidents.
  • Moving a Parent In: Creating Boundaries and Expectations

    The Care.com Team November 14, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Moving a parent into your home can be a daunting prospect. Take a look at our guidelines to help you prepare for the transition to come.
  • 10 Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

    The Care.com Team July 2, 2019 (8) Kommentar(e)
    Whether you’re a senior, caregiver or family member – make sure you or your loved ones have a fun and safe summer by following the advice below
  • Hoarding and Seniors: How to Help Them Declutter

    The Care.com Team April 11, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Helping a parent declutter can be a difficult and emotional time, here are some small steps to help seniors let go of items held dearly
  • 6 Reasons Seniors Need Pets

    sophiemoran March 27, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Learn about the many ways seniors benefit from having animals.
  • Grandparents and Grandkids: 15 Reasons This Relationship Is Awesome

    The Care.com Team March 25, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    What makes grandparents and grandkids so special? From the general silliness to the extra source of love, this bond is unbreakable
  • 10 Things Grandchildren Can Learn From Their Grandparents

    The Care.com Team March 22, 2019 (2) Kommentar(e)
    Grandparents are full of wisdom to share with younger generations – here are ideas for things to talk about.
  • 10 Things Grandparents Can Learn From Their Grandchildren

    sophiemoran March 14, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    While Grandparents are known for wisdom, grandkids can be good teachers too.
  • 7 Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

    sophiemoran January 11, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Some helpful winter safety tips for seniors to prevent common winter dangers that the elderly population faces.
  • Dealing with Dementia: A Caregiver’s Guide

    sophiemoran November 30, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    A dementia diagnosis is difficult for everyone. Here are professional tips to help you cope with your loved one’s care.
  • 7 Awesome Senior Activities This Fall

    sophiemoran October 15, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    As the weather gets colder and we are forced indoors, it can be difficult to stay busy. Try these senior activities to keep your mind and body active.
  • 6 Common Dementia Behaviors and How to Manage Them

    sophiemoran October 10, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Learn how to recognize signs of dementia and what you can do to help.
  • What to do when Grandma doesn’t respect your parenting rules

    sophiemoran October 9, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    One of the pleasures of being a grandparent is spoiling your grandchildren – but what happens when it interferes with the parents’ rules?
  • Senior Care: 9 Strategies to Aide a Parent Who Refuses Help

    sophiemoran September 25, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Many seniors find it difficult to accept they need care after being independent for so long.
  • 7 Ways To Keep Seniors Safe This Fall

    sophiemoran September 11, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Do you seniors in your life that might need your help this fall? Here are some great tips to help keep them safe as the cold weather creeps in.
  • Moving Your Parent Into A Care Home

    The Care.com Team January 13, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Moving your parent into a care home can be a difficult and stressful time. Here are some important things to consider before the time comes.
  • 8 Signs Elderly Relatives Need Help

    The Care.com Team June 18, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    How do you know when your elderly relatives need a helping hand? Here are 8 signs to look out for and who you can go to for help.
  • Finding the Perfect Senior Care Solution

    The Care.com Team September 16, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Should you go for in-home senior care or residential senior care? Read these tips on things to consider when finding the perfect senior care
  • Discussing Care Wishes with Elderly Parents

    The Care.com Team September 16, 2013 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Talking to your elderly parents about their care wishes and end of life plan can be a difficult. Here’s our tips on how to approach the subject.
  • Planning Ahead for the Cost of Senior Care

    The Care.com Team September 16, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Tips on understanding and preparing for the cost of senior care: from planning ahead to understanding your options surrounding the cost of senior care.
  • Helping the Seniors When They Turn Down Care

    The Care.com Team September 16, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Read our 9 tips for helping the elderly when they refuse care. From helping the elderly to address the issue early through to looking after yourself.
  • Sandwich Generation: Caring for Your Parents and Your Kids

    The Care.com Team May 30, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Tips and advice for approaching being in the sandwich generation, to help make sure you look after yourself and your other family members.
  • How to Interview a Senior Caregiver

    The Care.com Team November 16, 2012 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Interview questions and steps to follow when interviewing a potential care provider to your parent or elderly relative.