Reducing Caregiver Burnout

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It’s hard to care for an aging loved one along with the other responsibilities in your life. Between juggling their medical appointments, morning routine, medication schedules, meal preparation, errand running, and more, you could easily become overwhelmed. Burnout is common for those who provide care to their loved ones. In fact, AARP found that 36% of family caregivers are highly … Read More

6 Ways to Help Your Senior Loved Ones Stay Physically Active

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6 Ways to Help Your Senior Loved Ones Stay Physically Active

Staying active is an important part of being happy and healthy at every stage of life. As our loved one’s age, however, their capability to exercise can change, making it harder for them to stay active. Fortunately, there are many ways we can encourage our loved ones to be fit, whatever their abilities are. Consider these 6 ways to help … Read More

Cooking Safely in Your Home: 9 Tips for Seniors

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Cooking Safely in Your Home: 9 Tips for Seniors

To continue living independently at home as we age, being able to safely prepare and cook meals is essential. The kitchen can be one of the most dangerous places in the house, especially for seniors. Fortunately, there are many changes you can make to create a safe and functional kitchen. Consider these 9 tips to make cooking as safe as … Read More

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

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Caregiver working puzzle with senior patient

Happy New Year! This time of the year is a perfect opportunity to take stock of our lives and decide what we want to change. For seniors, it is an especially great time to prioritize your health and embrace opportunities to maintain your independence. Here are seven resolutions you can make to be healthier and happier in the New Year. … Read More

12 Tips on Activities for People with Alzheimer’s Disease

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12 Tips on Activities for People with Alzheimer’s Disease

12 Tips on Activities for People with Alzheimer’s Disease It can be extremely difficult to care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, much less to find ways to engage them physically, mentally, and emotionally. However, we can and should continue to connect with them even though their condition may make it hard. Read these tips on how to improve … Read More

Wellness as We Age

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Meal Prep

Wellness is composed of a variety of aspects, each equally important as we age. CareAparent recognizes daily activity and lifestyle habits can play a major role to maintain independence and safety in the home. Nutrition: Keeping a consistent, healthy diet promotes independence in the home as it relates to strength, energy, and overall quality of life. Poor nutrition and lack … Read More