Posts Categorized: Seniors & Family

Gifts for Seniors & Caregivers: 2014 Holiday Season

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The holiday season is such a great time of joy and celebration – sharing time with loved ones & showing appreciation for friends and family. One of the lovely ways we show our appreciation and gratitude during the holiday season is gift giving. So this week on the AlwaysOn Healthcare blog, we’re sharing great gift […]

Depression, Age & the Holidays…

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The holiday season is suppose to be “Merry & Bright”… but for some of us – the holiday season is something we dread rather than something that brings us delight. After all your friends & family are gone… what then? The holiday season can be especially hard on those of us who have lost our […]

Elder Care Comes Home in November: Thanks to National Family Caregivers Month, Say Thank You to Them This Thanksgiving

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November is National Family Caregivers Month - A great time to give thanks to America's 90 million unpaid family, friends and neighbors who provide 80% of the senior care for our elderly loved ones within the United States. Read more on "Elder Care Comes Home in November: Thanks to National Family Caregivers Month, Say Thank You to Them This Thanksgiving" »

November is such a lovely time of year – the weather gets cooler, and Thanksgiving allows us time to enjoy our families as many of us start our holiday season. November is also National Family Caregivers Month, celebrating the America’s approximately 90 million unpaid family, friends and neighbors that provide 80% of the in-home care […]

Negotiating Senior Parent Caregiving with Siblings

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A past study by the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) reveals that almost fifty million Americans have served as an unpaid caregiver to an adult, often a parent. Sixty-six percent report that another unpaid caregiver helps with the role. Sharing caregiving responsibilities with siblings or other family members can alleviate the demands of assisting a loved one, but agreeing on who does what, […]

Family Caregivers: When to ask for help

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When an aging family member has a health crisis or an “event” of some kind, it is normal for someone in the family to help them through the crisis.  Let’s face it:  this is not an easy task to take on. It’s a task I am facing right now.  My mother has had slowly deteriorating […]