Tag Archives: caring for seniors

Male Caregivers: An Overlooked Population

What do you think of when hear the word “caregiver”? You probably imagine a woman, often in middle age or later, working herself to the bone caring for an elderly spouse, parent, or other loved one. You probably don’t think … Continue reading

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Terminal Illness: How to Talk About It

He’s the 90-year-old patriarch of a large family spread across the world. He’s sharp and witty, blood-transfusion dependent, and dying. She’s been battling cancer for 3 years, her loved ones supporting her all the while. Her doctor just told here … Continue reading

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What is Respite Care?

Are you caring for a parent or loved one full-time? Are you exhausted, burnt-out, and ready to quit? If so, let’s talk about respite care: a little-known alternative to giving up entirely. Caregiving at Home: The Ultimate Sacrifice When you … Continue reading

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Beloved Regency Resident Turns 104 Today

Happy Birthday, Emma Tyukody! She was born when Woodrow Wilson was president and the world was three weeks away from the assassination that sparked World War I. She was a toddler when America joined the war in Europe, and was … Continue reading

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Prevent Caregiver Burnout

If you spend any amount of time caring for your elderly parents, you are at risk of burning out. What does burnout mean? How does it look and where does it come from? The dictionary defines burnout as “physical or … Continue reading

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Free Senior Care Resources!

The Regency Alliance on Senior Care has put together a fabulous selection of educational pamphlets on all aspects of senior care, which are empowering as they are enlightening. Click on any image to open a beautiful interface with an option for … Continue reading

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Selecting Long Term Senior Care

Selecting Long -Term Senior Care A Guide to Making Informed Choices Mom hardly cooks anymore, and often skips her medication. She’s definitely not taking care of herself or the house as she used to. You’re afraid that she might forget … Continue reading

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