Seniors & Oral Health: A Caregiver’s Guide

Oral health is important throughout one’s life, and its importance in older adults is often not addressed. Older adults today are keeping their teeth longer, thanks to modern day dental medicine and using their dental insurances to visit dentists in their...

How to Help Adults Use the Bathroom

This is a multi-part series to help caregivers learn how to help older adults with their personal care. Activities of Daily Living, or ADLs, are basic self-care tasks. In Part IV, we will focus on how to help adults use the bathroom. Assist Toileting Elders or Using a...

How to Help an Adult with Personal Hygiene

This is a multi-part series to help caregivers learn how to assist older adults with their personal care. Activities of Daily Living, or ADLs, are basic self-care tasks. In this part, we focus on aiding an elder with personal hygiene. Good personal hygiene is one of...

Professional Eldercare Tips: Dressing & Grooming

This is a multi-part series to help professional eldercare givers learn how to assist adults with their personal care. Activities of Daily Living, or ADLs, are basic eldercare self-care tasks. In Part II, we will focus on assisting an older adult with grooming and...

How to Assist Adults with Eating and Drinking

This is a multi-part series to help caregivers learn how to assist older adults with their personal care. Activities of Daily Living, or ADLs, are basic self-care tasks. Here, we will focus on how and why we help by using ADLs. We’ll also discuss how to assist adults...