Home Ergonomics & Senior Care

Home Ergonomics & Senior Care

The goal of in-home senior care is to make aging in place easier, safer, and more comfortable for the elderly. Home ergonomics play an important part in this process. Even though most people think of caregiving as a series of tasks and activities — like making meals,...
Celebrating in Senior Living

Celebrating in Senior Living

Home for the Holidays: How to Celebrate in Another City with a Loved One in Senior Living By Deb Hipp When you recall past holiday gatherings, maybe you can still see Mom stirring pots in the kitchen and baking cookies, or kids bounding out of bed and running into the...
Why does mom have bruises?

Why does mom have bruises?

Having a parent or grandparent in a nursing home can be incredibly difficult, especially when so many of us have promised we’d keep them at home forever. So often residential care hardly feels like it reduces the amount of time we spend caregiving, with all the...
My Mother’s Quiet Burden Was My Father’s Fading Mind

My Mother’s Quiet Burden Was My Father’s Fading Mind

My parents […] had just bought an apartment in Washington to be closer to me, so I could help with my father’s care. My mother claimed he was getting too hard for her to handle on her own, though I never saw it. Whenever I visited them in Florida, he was always...