How to Communicate With Someone With Alzheimer’s.

  It’s tough looking after an elderly person especially, someone who has a condition that doesn’t allow them to be as independent as they used to be. I’ve been caring for my mother who has Alzheimer’s for over 5 years now, and as her memory and motoring skills become...

How to Spot Changes in Older Adults

Caregivers for older adults need to understand when and how to get assistance. In particular, non-medical caregivers should be clear on when to refer to a registered nurse, and when to call 911 in an emergency. Identifying Changes in an Older Adult’s Condition When...

How to Resolve Conflict

This is the second in a two part series to help in-home professional caregivers learn the fundamentals of professionalism. This article focuses on how to resolve conflict, utilizing good problem-solving skills, which is necessary for anyone to be seen and treated as a...

How to Be a Better Communicator

This is the first in a two part series to help in-home professional caregivers learn the fundamentals of professionalism. This article focuses on how to be a better communicator. Good communication skills are necessary for anyone to be seen and treated as a...

6 Tips to Avoid Family Conflicts

One of the most trying aspects of life comes when a family member is aging. Whether the argument is over driving privileges, housing options, or financial issues, getting older can definitely take its toll on even the closest of families. In order to avoid these kinds...