What if Your Senior Only Wants You to Help Her?

Being a caregiver is hard work and sometimes you need to take a break, but what happens when your elderly family member refuses that idea? If you’re the only person that she allows to help her, that can put a big wrench in your plans. This Isn’t Unusual Needing help from other people is embarrassing and your elderly family member may have come to terms with the fact that you’ll help her. But that doesn’t make this easier for you. It’s tough to ... Read more

How to Tell if Your Aging Loved One Is Having Dental Problems

If your aging adult is not able to tell you when she's in pain from dental issues, you're left to guess. So learning what signs can indicate dental problems is very important for you as a caregiver. She's Having Trouble Eating One of the first signs of dental trouble for your elderly family member may likely be that she stops eating the way that she has. There could be other reasons that she's losing her appetite, but it's a good idea to ... Read more