How to Find a Compatible Doctor For Seniors

An elder can easily get discouraged with all the research coming out about doctors for seniors. Doctors provide unrealistic prognoses, not discussing hospice, ignoring advance directives and generally setting the stage for a traumatic and painful death. Not all...

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 – go to https://burniva.com/. Here, we will focus on how and why we help by using ADLs. We’ll...

Why CareAcademy is Expanding into Eldercare

If you have been following CareAcademy, you may have noticed that we’ve begun posting a lot on Twitter and on Facebook about the issues elders face. For a company that started primarily in childcare and serving nannies you might be asking, “What’s happening?” When we...

The Three Best Ways to Prevent the Flu

We are in the throes of flu season now. This illness—a really, really bad cold along with fever and sometimes vomiting and diarrhea—can be not only miserable, but dangerous. Every year thousands of people end up in the hospital with complications, and some die....