Blog Posts in June, 2020

Emotional Impact of Caregiving

Caregiving is an emotionally demanding job. Looking out for someone’s health and wellbeing takes time, energy, and a lot of compassion. There are going to be times where you feel frustrated, angry, or ...

How to Recognize Mental Health Problems in the Elderly

While many people are aware of the risk of dementia that accompanies aging, non-dementia-related mental illnesses rarely receive the attention they deserve. Anxiety and depression are common problems ...

Dealing with Parental Resistance to Caregiving

It’s often hard for parents to accept that they need help from a caregiver. Admitting that you need a caregiver means giving up some of your independence, acknowledging that you’ve entered a new stage ...

Tips for Helping Patients with Sundowner’s Syndrome

There is not yet a cure for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, so treatment is usually focused on improving the patient’s quality of life. Assessing the quality of life for these patients is not ...