Caregiving for our aging loved ones is both a challenging and rewarding experience. It’s important to stay healthy and balanced as a caregiver, but it can be difficult to find time for self-care when you’re spending so much time caring for others.As a caregiver for the elderly, you deserve to feel … [Read more...] about How Do I Avoid Everyday Stress as a Caregiver for the Elderly?
Family caregivers provide support for loved ones who can no longer manage their own day-to-day activities. These responsibilities are often challenging, and the stress can take a toll on the family caregiver’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being. That’s why we developed a Family Caregiver … [Read more...] about What is the Best Way to Show Support to a Family Caregiver?
Studies show that 10% of adults aged 60 to 69 whose parents are still living will serve as their caregivers. Often, their parents who have reached their 80s are more likely to deal with chronic illnesses and other disabilities. More and more opt-out of facility placement and help their parents stay … [Read more...] about 7 Tips for Caring for Elderly Parents and Loved Ones at Home
Making informed decisions about Medicare can be hard. With the Arkansas Association of Area Agencies on Aging (5A) we strive to give you the guidance you need.Elder Care in ArkansasThe state of Arkansas provides resources for the services that individuals above 60 need to ensure their quality of … [Read more...] about Your Guide to Medicare in Arkansas
Aging is a natural and unavoidable part of life. As people age and lose some of their independence, the task of caring for their needs often falls to their children or other close family members. Over time, as their physical condition worsens and independence decreases, the burden of care tends to … [Read more...] about A Complete Guide to Caring for an Aging Loved One