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Caregiver Training Blog

What Caregivers Need to Know about Preventing Norovirus in Seniors

Best Practices for a Perfect Med Pass

How to Care for Aging Eyes: A Caregivers’ Guide

Strategies for Combating Loneliness in Seniors

Advice for Traveling with Parents

Something to Smile About: Dental Care for Seniors

’Tis the Season: Holiday and Christmas Activities for Seniors

Keeping an Eye on Our Elders by Identifying Aging Skin Problems

The Power of Touch: Massage for Seniors

Getting Things Moving: Improving Circulation in Older Adults

“Eat, Papa, Eat”: Loss of Appetite in the Elderly

Personal Care for Seniors: Tips for Caregivers

The Healing Power of Laughter: Humor and Aging

Aging in Place: What Caregivers Should Know About In-Home Care

Osteoporosis Prevention for Seniors

Validation Therapy: A Compassionate Approach to Dementia Care

What Is Aphasia? Communication Tips for Caregivers

Osteoporosis and Exercise: Lifestyle Changes for Healthy Bones

Compassion and Acceptance for All Stages of Dementia

Is It Dementia? Look for These Warning Signs, and Exercise Compassion

Dementia and Family Visits: Tips for Peaceful Connection

Fear of Falling: Home Safety for Seniors

Living with Heart Failure

Vaccines for Seniors: What Caregivers Need to Know

Demystifying Pain Management for the Elderly

Advice for Caregivers: How to Improve Prostate Health

What You Need to Know about Vascular Dementia

Dementia Caregiver Tips: A Guide to Recognizing and Coping with Dementia Symptoms

Recognizing and Coping with Anticipatory Grief

Concerned about Memory Loss? Let’s Talk About It

Compassionate Caregiving: Dementia Activities to Help Cope with Challenging Behaviors

A Hidden Crisis: Recognizing and Preventing Elder Abuse

Advanced Care Planning 101: Who Will Care for Mom?

The Power of Music Therapy for Dementia

Everything Caregivers Need to Know About Age-Related Hearing Loss

How to Navigate Dementia and Sexuality

What‌ ‌Is‌ ‌Lewy‌ ‌Body‌ ‌Dementia:‌ ‌A‌ ‌Caregiver’s‌ ‌Guide‌

How to Change a Bed with Someone In It

A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation for Caregivers

Self-Care Guide: How to Ease Caregiver Stress

Is Grandma Always Cold? Why Seniors Feel Cold, and How You Can Help

Caregiving 101: Understanding the Four Types of Dementia

Caregiver Guide to Pressure Ulcers or Bedsores

How to Help Seniors Cope with the Loss of a Spouse

Identifying and Managing Depression in Seniors

Nine Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

A Caregiver’s Guide to Managing Hoarding Behavior

Managing Difficult Sundowning Behavior at the End of the Day

Nine Everyday Activities for Seniors with Dementia

Types of Adaptive Clothing for Seniors

Immunizations for Older Adults

How to Use Assistive Devices for Seniors [VIDEO INCLUDED]

The Most Common Medication Errors for Seniors, and How to Avoid Them

How to Make a Safe Wheelchair Transfer [VIDEOS INCLUDED]

Dementia Assessment Tool: The SLUMS Test

Peri-care: What Every Caregiver Needs to Know

How to Talk to Someone with Dementia, Alzheimer's, or Memory Loss

Should Your Aging Loved One Join a Community Chorus or Consider Music Therapy?

Caregiver Tips for Alleviating Arthritis Pain

A Caregiver's Guide to Pleurisy

Communicating with Seniors: Tips for Caregivers

Will Your Aging Loved One Move to Virtual Doctor Visits in 2019?

These Seven Medicare Changes Will Occur in 2019

Helping Seniors Sleep Better: A Guide for Caregivers

Everything Caregivers Should Know about Geriatric Emergency Departments

Keep Your Aging Loved One Flu-Free this Season

Seven Common Geriatric Syndromes and Tips for Managing Them

What is Comfort Care?

Five Questions to Ask After an Alzheimer's Diagnosis

How to Help a Senior Age in Place Safely

Dementia and Guns: What Caregivers Need to Know

Preventing or Reversing Memory Loss -- Is It Possible?

Daily Aspirin Therapy: Is It Right for Your Aging Loved One?

Does Medicare Cover Home Health Care?

Fiber and Brain Aging: Is There a Connection?

Caregivers Need Care, Too: Tips to Lighten the Load

Capturing Senior Stories: Health Benefits and Beyond

Caregivers and Chronic Pain: A Bigger Challenge

Five FAQs About Family Caregiving

The 411 on Caregiving After Hip Replacement Surgery

Five Reasons Your Aging Loved One Complains So Much

Understanding the Complexities of Siblings and Elder Care

Is Your Loved One at Risk for Elder Financial Abuse by a Family Member?

Lyme Disease and Seniors: What Caregivers Should Know

Meals on Wheels and Beyond: Services for Seniors

Six Tips for Successful Family Caregiving Meetings

Sexually Active Seniors: What Senior Caregivers Should Know

Are Your Aging Loved One's Fingernails Pointing to a Health Concern?

Seniors and Flatulence: How You Can Help

Is Attitude Everything When it Comes to Aging?

The 411 on Therapy Chickens

Is a Senior in Your Care Struggling with Swallowing?

How to Handle an Active Shooter Situation in a Long-Term Care Facility

Sleep Meds and Seniors: The American Geriatrics Society Weighs In

The 411 on Seniors and Psychotropic Medications

Is the IoT Changing the Face of Caregiving?

Are You Caring for Someone with a Rare Disease?

10 Ways for Alzheimer's Caregivers to Make Mealtimes Easier

Seniors and Syncope: The 411 on Fainting

10 Practical Tips for Caring for A Loved One with Alzheimer's

The Vital Role of Caregiver Support Groups

How Aging Affects the Immune System

New Year, New You: Committing to Caregiver Health in the New Year

Seniors and Benzodiazepines: What All Caregivers Need to Know

Senior Eating Disorders: What All Caregivers Need to Know

Holiday Gift Ideas for Parents in Elder Care

Spotting Sepsis in Seniors

Caregivers, Seniors, and Smoking

Understanding Multiple Sclerosis in Seniors

What's Love Got to Do With Elder Care?

Expert Interview Series: Monica Do Coutto Monni of Near North Palliative Care Network About Hospice and End-of-Life Care

Caregivers: Protect Seniors from Hurricane Relief Scams

What Does 'Quality of Life' Mean for Seniors?

The Heartbreak of Financial Scams on the Elderly

An Introduction to Palliative Care

Hospice or Home Caregiving?

Senior Safety: Five Practical Tips for Making Your Home Senior Safe

Senior Safety: Tips for Helping Seniors Up After a Fall

Senior Living Communities: Introducing Personal Care Homes

Elder Fraud: What You Must Know to Avoid The IRS Imposters

Seniors and Heat: What All Caregivers Need to Know

Marijuana for Senior Aches and Chronic Pain?

Types of Dementia: Alzheimer’s Disease

A Caregiver's Guide to Dementia Medications

Does a Senior in Your Care Resist Bathing?

What Caregivers Need to Know About Sundowning

Risk Factors for Sundowning

Caring for Your Aging Loved One After a Hospital Stay

Identifying Sundowning Syndrome

Everything Caregivers Should Know About Broken Hips

Six Caregiver Tips for Managing Incontinence Care

Dying Well: Tips for Caregivers to Promote "Good Deaths"

Is a Senior in Your Care Going Hungry?

Understanding Fibromyalgia and the Elderly

Staying Independent Longer with Adaptive Equipment and Strengthening Exercises

Six Tips to Help Seniors Transition to Nursing Home Life

Compassion Fatigue - Its Symptoms and Solutions

Caring for Someone With Ovarian Cancer

The 411 on "Freezing" and Parkinson's Disease

Expert Interview Series: Erin Wilson of If I Need Help on Medical ID Bracelets For Elderly Adults

Sleepless in Seattle and Anywhere Else Seniors Live

Understanding and Coping with PTSD - 6 Tips for Caregivers

Caring For Someone With Heart Disease

How Caregivers Can Help with Financial Responsibility for Seniors

Improving Quality of Life for Seniors through Intergenerational Mentoring

Winter Mobility and Seniors - Five Tips for Caregivers

Five Winter Weather Tips for Caregivers

What Caregivers Need To Know To Prevent Identity Theft and Elder Abuse in Older Adults

7 Caregiver Tips for Caring for Someone on Dialysis

Are Dementia Rates on the Decline?

Healthy, Happy Holiday Eating for Seniors and Caregivers

Five Reasons To Put a Wii Under Your Aging Loved One's Tree This Year

Four Tips for Sandwich Generation Caregivers

Caregiver Challenges: Sex, Dementia and Intimacy Issues

Top 6 Qualities of Successful and Happy Caregivers

National Eat With a Friend Day: Social Eating and Senior Wellness

Even Seniors Need BFFs

How To Care For A Loved One Who Suffers From Chronic Pain

Shingles: A Resource for Caregivers

Substance Abuse and Seniors: What All Caregivers Need to Know

Great Job Opportunities for Seniors

Fall Friendly Activities for Seniors

Expert Interview Series: Marissa Sandler of Careseekers About Helping Caregivers, Seniors and Their Families

5 Proactive Ways to Help Seniors Prepare for Fall

Raising Awareness With World Alzheimer’s Month

Expert Interview Series: Tammy Glenn of HomeBoundResources.com on Challenges Facing Caregivers

Exploring Home-Based Monitoring: What Caregivers Need to Know

Fewer Years, More Disabilities for Seniors With Diabetes?

Expert Interview Series: Emily Anderson of Familylinks About Helping Caregivers

Stem Cells: An Overview for Patients and Caregivers

Peace in Dying? Insights from the "Oldest Old"

A Caregiver's Guide to Navigating Senior Housing Options

Thought Leader Series: The Process of Dying, A Guide For Caregivers of Older Adults

Can Technology Help Lighten Your Load as a Family Caregiver?

Is Your Aging Loved One Leaving the Hospital with a Superbug?

The 411 on Psychoactive Medications

What is an End-of-Life Doula?

Help for Caregivers: Understanding Sundowner's Syndrome

Alzheimer's and Sleep: What Caregivers Need to Know

The Many Benefits of Audiobooks for Seniors

Thought Leader Series: Is Something Wrong? Warning Signs Your Parent Might Be Abused

The Complete Guide to Medication Dispensers

Seven Things All Caregivers Should Know About Cataracts

New Hope for Lost Memories? Alzheimer's Research Says "Yes"

Thought Leader Series: Caregivers: Talk to Each Other!

Safeguarding Senior Health During Men's Health Month

How to Promote Better Sleep in Seniors

Expert Interview Series: Ken Accardi of Ankota on Home Care Software for Caregivers

Thought Leader Series: 10 Tips for Communicating with Loved Ones with Dementia

Acting on Alzheimer's: The Role of Communities

Top Five Benefits of Social Media for Seniors: How caregivers can help.

Thought Leaders: 10 Keys to Caring for an Aging Parent

Helping Seniors Embrace "Creative Beginnings Month"

Expert Interview Series: Shelley Webb of the Intentional Caregiver on How Families Can Plan Better for Elder Care

The Arts and the Aging: What Caregivers Need to Know

Is Your Aging Loved One Suffering from Vitamin D Deficiency?

Coping With Parkinson's Disease: A Guide for Caregivers

Six Tips for Cultural Competency in Caregivers

Senior Safety: Making the Case for Medical Alert Devices

Kidney Disease: What All Caregivers Should Know