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Working with a Home Health Aide
Use these tips when hiring and working with your home health aide.
Day Trips for Caregivers
Is Organic Food Worth the Cost?
Care for the Caregiver
Should you get a flu shot? Find out about safety and if it works.
7 legal terms that can help you protect your loved ones
Tips to avoid arguments and frustration when communicating with someone with dementia
When you don’t look sick, how can you get others to take your symptoms seriously?
5 tips for making the most of your next medical appointment
The warning signs of elder abuse, and what to do if you suspect a loved one is in danger.
Get the advice and solutions you need from other caregivers and experts.
Adopt healthier strategies to cope with the stress from caregiving.
Are you prepared for the emotional demands of stay-at-home caregiving?
Are caregiving duties affecting your marriage? Here are five tips to avoid feelings of resentment.
It's the conversation no one wants to have. Here are 4 ways to make it easier.
How to ease the tension after a parent moves in.
True or False: You should take aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke.
Solutions to 5 challenges of caring for a loved one who lives in an apartment.
Diseases and medications may increase the risk of falling. Here's how you can avoid injury.
How healthy is your diet? These 4 steps can help you make smart food choices.
Avoid infections and stomach bugs with these 5 tips.
What caregivers need to know about the 4 most recommended vaccines for older adults.
When you aren't sure what kind of care to get, how do you go about getting it?
What to expect when you or a loved one is diagnosed with diabetes.
Consider these items to help your loved one's mobility and bathroom use.
What to expect when you or a loved one is diagnosed with HIV or AIDS.
Easy ways you can take care of yourself so you can take care of your loved ones.
Discuss your parents' financial health with them before problems arise.
What to expect when you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer.
Be an advocate for your loved ones to help them manage their medical care.
Additional sites and online resources for pulmonary disease: COPD.
What to expect when recovering from joint replacement surgery.
6 tips to help dementia patients experience the healing power of music
Follow these steps when you go online for medical information.
Tips for handling caregiving tasks that make you feel squeamish
When is the right time for hospice or palliative care?
Help your loved one heal and make the most of their physical therapy.
5 steps every caregiver needs to take before disaster strikes.
Parenting a child with a chronic condition means added stress for everyone.
How to make it easier for a parent or spouse living with COPD.
Four questions to ask the doctor at every medical appointment.
These products can help make caregiving easier and keep loved ones safe.
Find out the 5 key steps caregivers can take to avoid burnout.
Are you facing discrimination at work because of caregiving responsibilities?
All caregivers face stress, but some seem to thrive. What are their secrets?
When your spouse can no longer do a chore that’s beyond your abilities, what are your options?
Before you quit work for caregiving, consider the financial ramifications.
Try these tips to manage stress and anxiety.
Isolation and loneliness aren’t the same thing. Find out the difference and the risks of each.
How to reduce the anxieties that come with caring for someone else.
What's your caregiving style? Take this quiz to find out.
Meeting goals isn’t always about willpower. Make yours achievable with these 3 steps.
Tips on how to assess and fulfill your aging parents’ needs.
When a stepparent oversees your parent's care, you may not agree with all decisions.
4 tips to keep the peace when siblings visit from out of town
8 things caregivers wish their siblings would do to make caring for parents easier.
When your kids ask difficult questions about illness, how much should you tell them?
As your life partner declines, how do you cope with the changes?
Caregiving for your in-laws presents unique challenges.
As an only child, you're faced with different challenges as a caregiver.
If your parent will be moving in with you, here are tips to ease the transition.
How do you stay merry and bright when the holiday season has you stressed out?
Follow these tips to stay safe and healthy when the weather is hot.
Are your medications increasing your risk for sunburn or heatstroke?
Simple solutions to keep your parents safe from slips and falls in the bathroom.
9 planning tips for caregivers taking seniors on vacation.
When you avoid exercise because you’re afraid of injury, you may be increasing your risk!
If your loved one refuses to use an assistive device, try these tips to overcome resistance.
Keep your loved one safe by ensuring they are taking their medication correctly.
Prevent dangerous trips and falls with these 7 tips.
Five crucial steps to help someone who has fallen
Navigating a city in winter can be dangerous for older pedestrians. Here's how to stay safe.
Some common medications have significant risks, especially for older adults.
Over-the-counter and prescription pain medications have specific advantages—as well as risks.
Does your loved one spend a lot of time indoors? Plan a picnic with these tips.
Pets have a positive effect on the mental and physical health of their owners.
The right snacks can help you beat stress—and may help to boost mood.
A healthy diet can help reduce or even prevent chronic inflammation.
These 4 tips can help you get the benefits of exercise without a lot of time.
A good night’s sleep may be the key to good health and fighting off infection.
Fast and easy cooking tips to improve diet, enhance healing, and prevent illness.
6 solutions to managing pain without medicine
Learn these terms to help navigate the world of home health care.
What to expect when you or a loved one has chronic pain.
Use these tips to make the most of your and your loved one's medical appointments.
Create a folder with this vital information to simplify caregiving.
What to expect when you or a loved one is recovering from a stroke.
Misconceptions about end-of-life care could be keeping you from the care you need.
Which type of health insurance plan is right for you?
Ask these 5 questions before your loved one leaves the hospital.
Essential documents that you and your loved ones need before a crisis occurs.
5 tips for managing multiple medications
Are feelings of shame or fear preventing you from getting the treatment and support you need?
Tips for dealing with a parent's erratic behavior
These 8 smartphone apps can help caregivers stay organized.
Focus on what you can do to stay positive but realistic about aging.
Caregivers play an important role in preventing delirium during hospital stays.
Discussing end-of-life care is never easy, but these tips can help.
As your family member's health declines, you may want the care and support that hospice provides.
Connect with your loved one when he or she is unable to communicate easily.
Keep track of your medications and take them safely.
These advance directives can ensure your parent's end-of-life wishes are honored.
Emotional or practical excuses caregivers use to avoid asking for help.
This effective tool can help to relieve caregiver stress.
Help yourself and your loved one by carving out personal time.
How well do you manage stress? The secret may be linked to how well you think you’ll manage it.
7 tips to reduce symptoms of menopause and boost quality of life
Have a plan of action to review with your employer about caregiving.
As a caregiver, your health and fitness are important.
Social media sites can provide caregivers with support and information.
Find lasting benefits and emotional rewards in caregiving.
Are your caregiving duties causing tension with colleagues at work?
How and when to discuss a diagnosis with work, family, and friends.
Are family disagreements threatening your parent's care?
When a parent needs help but doesn't want anyone to know
Are you caring for a demanding person? These strategies can help you cope.
These 3 steps can help you deliver better care without getting overwhelmed.
Don't let distance or misunderstandings prevent siblings from helping.
Are you caring for someone who no longer recognizes you?
Use these tips when discussing care and financial matters with aging parents.
For some caregivers, the holidays are a painful reminder of happier times.
The holidays provide the perfect opportunity to collect family histories.
Find a balance between your loved one's needs and your worries.
Is eating a challenge? 4 possible causes and ways to cure them.
Flying with someone who has dementia? These tips can make your trip less stressful.
Can exercise reduce arthritis pain? Find out if it may help you.
Older adults without family need to take these 4 steps to ensure a safe, secure, and healthy future.
Vitamin D can boost bone health and protect older adults from osteoporosis.
Tips and videos to help make your home safer and prevent accidents.
Following these precautions can keep you and your loved ones safe at home and out and about.
Check out these tips for home safety in the winter months.
4 tips to avoiding falls, preventing injury and staying safe in icy winter weather
Find out how to identify and prevent the most common infection in older adults.
Heat waves and high temperatures pose health risks for the elderly.
A diet high in carbohydrates may be linked to mild cognitive impairment.
Artificial Light and Depression: Are You at Risk?
An optimistic outlook can give you the tools you need to cope with chronic illness.
Calcium plays an important role in building strong bones, and provides other health benefits.
It's important for caregivers to eat healthy foods in the right portion sizes.
Improving your loved one's surroundings can improve their ability recover.
Ensuring your home is safe and inviting can help with recovery.
These tools can help you cook better, and cook more healthful meals.
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