Step it Up!
Q: I've since taken up walking and I like to really go! My friend just plods along, though, and is always complaining that I’m walking too fast. Is that possible? I don’t want to discourage her since she’s recently widowed. How can I help her... Read More
Q: My 82-year-old mother who suffers from dementia is able to do less and less for herself. To help her remain at home, I’ve been doing more and more. Lately, I’ve been experiencing what appear to be symptoms of depression such as difficulty sleeping... Read More
So many of my relatives have had cancer. And now that I am 75, I’m afraid the same thing... Read More
Q: My 85-year-old sister is just hostile and depressed all the time, it seems. Nobody even wants to be around her anymore. Personally, I think she’s lonely, but I don’t know how to help her.
Whatever her issues, your sister’s attitude is not... Read More
Q: 81-year-old mother seems to have a bad case of insomnia since Dad died. I see her posting things online at all hours of the day and night. I’m worried about her not getting enough sleep. Should I be concerned? Is there anything I could do to help? She’s very... Read More
According to research conducted by the Home Instead Senior Care® network, two in five adult children (39%) surveyed in the U.S., and more than one-third (36%) surveyed in... Read More
Caring for your parents or another loved one can offer rewards beyond what you can imagine. But that doesn’t mean your caregiving life remains free from frustrations that range from large to small. You may at times find yourself... Read More
The North American family isn't what it used to be. In fact, it’s shrinking. And that leaves many boomers and seniors alone and concerned about how they will cope as... Read More
That Brady Bunch – they seemed to have it all: family harmony and the desire to care for one another. But we never saw the Brady clan grow older, did we? ... Read More
Experts have said that by the time you’re approaching 40 and a loved one is around 70, you should have had the “talk” about issues so many families want to avoid. The Home Instead Senior Care network refers to that as... Read More