How to Help A Parent Who Refuses to Bathe or Shower
With advancing age, our parents—or loved one—may be reluctant to shower or bathe. Though disease and illness are often to blame, there are many other reasons we may never understand. Unfolding the …
What to Do When Your Elder Refuses Change Clothes or Bathe
The issue of elders who were once reasonably clean adults refusing to take showers and wear fresh clothes is one that is far more common than most people think. To remedy this often-malodorous situation, it is crucial to first understand why a loved one is not bathing and/or changing their clothes regularly. There are many possible culprits and often several of them combine to form the perfect unhygienic storm. Getting to the root of their avoidance is the best way to devise a…
Five Ways to Help a Parent with Dementia who Refuses Care
How to cope when an aging parent refuses your help
It's not easy to watch your parent age, especially when you realize that a parent may need more help than he or she wants to admit. Following are some suggestions on best ways to help family members with aging issues.
What to Do When Your Parent Refuses Caregiving Help
Advice from a Care.com vp who is the author of 'My Parent's Keeper'
What Are Your Rights If Airlines Refuse to Let You on Board?
Consumer advocates, passengers call for checks on flight crew's authority.
What to Say When an Aging Parent Refuses Help
Tips from Nurse Attorney Carolyn Rosenblatt of AgingParents.com on what to do when your aging loved one refuses help. Use yourself as a reason for your paren...
Have You Ever Wondered Why a Caregiver Refuses to Ask for Help? Think About the Following...
You have known your best friends since you were in grade school together. As you grew up, your lives took you on different paths and you lost touch over the years. Now that you are older, you’re using social media and other strategies to keep in touch. You have learned that she is a family caregiver, taking care of her aging father.
Tips for Caring for Your Aging Parents
Thank you to Acts Retirement-Life Communities for sponsoring the following post. All opinions are my own. My mom and I are quite close. Not only does she live just blocks away from my family and me, but she also spends a lot of time with my kids and me. No matter how old I get, […]
How to Help Your Parents With Tech
Even if you're just a little bit tech savvy, you're the family tech support. Here's some tips for helping parents or grandparents with their new gadgets.
How to Help Your Aging Parent
Elderly Drivers - How to Help Your Aging Parent Understand When it is No Longer Safe to DriveElderly drivers can be a real problem to themselves and others on the road. As we age one of the hardest t
When Your Parents Haven't Saved for Retirement, What Can You Do to Help?
Nearly 59% of people aged 55-64 plan to continue working or not retire at all. Read more about how you can help your parents save for retirement while balancing your own financial needs.
How To Ready Your Home When An Elderly Parent Moves In
Information on bladder control, prostate health, adult diapers, incontinence products, incontinence supplies, family care giving and senior nutrition.
What To Do When You Notice Your Parents Are Aging And Need Support
Transitioning With Our Aging Parents Recently, I had two friends lose their parents. It hit several of my friends hard, partly because we are devastated for our friends, but also beca…
How to Relieve Stress When Caring for an Aging Parent or Spouse
Being the caregiver for an elderly parent or spouse is often a rewarding experience—but it can also be overwhelming. This video provides easy-to-follow tips ...
How To Help Your Elderly Parents With Investments
Money skills may slip with age. Help elderly parents protect their investments.
10 signs your aging parents need help
Maybe your loved one chatters brightly and reminisces when you are on the phone but after spending hours together this holiday season something was just a little "off..."
Why Some Caregivers Might Refuse to Consider Outside Help
The Instinct to Protect: While many caregivers come to terms with the fact that we can’t make our loved ones completely healthy again, we still want to be the person who provides care and safeguards their wellbeing. This protective instinct is powerful and hard to overcome.
Tips when people with dementia refuse medication
Individuals with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia may resist or refuse medication. Learn methods to make the process easier.
How to Ensure Your Aging Parent is Safe at Home
An aging parent living at home is a good thing. It creates comfort and a feeling of security. It can keep them healthier, happier and active longer. However, in order for that to happen, they need to be safe in their own homes. That requires conducting an assessment of the home to make sure that it appropriately addresses their physical and cognitive needs. Here are some ways in which you can make sure your senior is safe at home Remove fall hazards: Falls…