How to Help Your Parent Downsize with Minimal Stress

Downsizing can be an extremely beneficial process for your elderly loved one. Reducing the belongings that they have and transitioning them into a smaller home can help them to live more comfortably, enjoy more of their home and reduce the risk of injury due to mobility or balance issues that make certain features dangers, and even be closer to you and the rest of your family. Despite all of these benefits, downsizing can be a stressful and emotionally difficult process for ... Read more

What Are the Best Ways for You to Help a Loved One with Dementia Deal with Her Own Repetition?

Senior Care in Crestline OH Your loved one's tendency to repeat actions and questions as a result of her dementia can become quite difficult to manage when they happen every day. Try some of these suggestions for dealing with the repetition in most caring way possible. Leave Notes for Your Loved One Notes or signs can be one simple way to help your loved one to deal with questions she may have several times throughout the day. You might leave a note on the ... Read more

Signs and Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

Senior Care in Crestline OH Approximately 2.6 percent of the adult population of the United States will receive a diagnosis of bipolar disorder at some point in their lives. Though many people think that this is a condition that is most often found in teenagers and that it disappears by the time that the sufferer is an adult, this is not the case. In fact, the average age of diagnosis is 25, but around 10 percent of the new cases of bipolar ... Read more

Helping Seniors Write Their Memoirs

Senior Care in Crestline OH   Helping Seniors Write Their Memoirs Seniors love sharing stories with their family and friends so, why not include this activity as part of their elder care plan? With the help of a family caregiver, family members can help seniors write their memoirs to help preserve these precious stories so they can be shared with future generations. There are a number of ways to approach writing memoirs, especially for those who have difficulty with gripping pens or joint pain. Create ... Read more