Gift Giving with the Elderly

Senior Care St. Louis - Gift Giving with the Elderly

The holiday season is upon us and with that comes gift giving.  It may have been easier to find a gift for your loved one before they were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, but now you have a tougher time.  You still think of things that they would appreciate before; a new tie, power tools, and tickets to the […]

Preventing Winter Mishaps for Seniors

Preventing Winter Mishaps for Seniors. Most seniors are familiar within their environment. However, when something changes like cold weather, snow or ice, and family outings we must plan.  A great start is good nutrition, eating meals that cause less inflammation in the body.  Arthritis, stiff joints become worse in winter months supplementing with fish oil […]

How Can You Share Special Memories With Your Loved One

There comes a time when it becomes more difficult for family to visit with aging relatives.  They tend to visit more when relatives are home vs when they are in facilities.  The question is, how can we bridge this gap and make it so you can connect more with your loved one? There are some things you […]

Helicopter Children

Helicopter Children  We all have heard the term “helicopter parents” – overprotective, over-perfecting, over-controlling parents who hover over their children’s constant needs, but do you know there is a new term called “helicopter children?”  Due to our aging parental population and the rising cost of healthcare, adult children have become overprotective caregivers who are trying to control their aging parents.  The […]

We Have Live-In Caregivers !

Did you know you have other options other than facility care when your loved one needs more help.  Most people think its inevitable that they will have to move mom or dad to a nursing home.  Live in care is one of your other options, and it is a not a new concept, in fact, […]

Caregivers in Brentwood, MO – September is Healthy Aging Month

Caregivers Brentwood MO

This month of observance for healthy aging is held annually to focus attention on the positive side of aging. The mission of this annual observance is to promote the idea that each individual is personally responsible for their own health in every area – physical, mental, social and financial. Every person who continues to add […]