The idea of being a burden doesn’t sit well with most people. Yet, this thought pattern often makes things more difficult for families and for caregivers – especially those who want to offer support.
Many caregivers face challenges with stubborn aging parents and there can seem to be few solutions. With that in mind, what are the best ways forward and when should you be seeking help?
Looking after an elderly parent can be so much harder when they are set in their ways. Thankfully, there are approaches that can make this task easier.
Food can be a sensitive topic for some seniors. But, it is also an essential one. A key aspect of this is finding ways to make sure seniors get the food that they need – even when they don’t want to eat.
Manipulative behavior can arise in seniors for many reasons and it is a critical area that caregivers need to address. Failing to do so can cause long-term stress. But, while the area is challenging, there are some approaches that can help.
For various reasons, seniors often do resist or outright refuse assistance. So, what steps can we take to make sure they’re safe, despite that resistance?
Many caregivers face an uphill battle, as family members may resist support in key areas. Why does this happen and what can caregivers do to improve the situation. In this post, we introduce the challenges of stubborn parents and highlight various posts that offer direction and support.
Hiding dementia symptoms is a surprisingly common practice among seniors and it is a behavior that is actually associated with some pretty significant risks.