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BEAT THE HEAT
Comfort Keepers’® Summer Tips for Seniors
HEALTHY BODIES, HEALTHY MINDS
Comfort Keepers Provides Tips to Help Seniors Stay Active from `Head to Toe’
HEALTHY, WEALTHY AND WISE IN 2004
Caring For Your Loved Ones Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank
COMFORT KEEPERS’ TIPS TO PREVENT SENIOR SCAMS
IT MAY BE TIME TO HAVE THE TOUGH TALK WITH AN ELDERLY PARENT
Sometimes We Need to Ask for the Keys
LEGAL CONCERNS FOR THE AGING
Regardless of the nature of the need for legal assistance, legal issues for the aging are on the rise. They'll continue to be on the front burner for the next few decades as the Baby Boomer generation comes of age.
COMMON CAREGIVING MYTHS
This article focuses on dispelling some caregiving myths. It’s a must-read for anyone currently involved in caregiving including those who are considering hiring or perhaps even becoming a carer.
FINANCIAL ASPECTS OF IN-HOME CARE
In the case of home care, if you’re the one who has been assigned the responsibility of caring for an aging individual, it’s important to realize that such a responsibility is going to require some decisions regarding your time verses the cost of a home-care provider.
ELDERLY HELP - COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR AGING PARENTS
If communication skills are supposed to improve with age, then why is it that communicating with your elderly parent is such an anxiety-filled and oftentimes frustrating event? In this article we'll offer some advice.
COPING WITH DEPRESSION ARISING FROM ELDER CARE
While in the process of providing exceptional care to others, many caregivers fail to provide themselves with proper care. How can such a situation develop? In this report we provide some insight into carer depression.
KEY INDICATORS FOR WELL BEING - GOVERNMENT REPORT
The Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics recently produced a report entitled Older Americans 2004: Key Indicators of Well-Being - and in it are some enlightening statistics.
PROTECTING YOUR LOVED ONES FROM FRAUD
Protect your elderly parent against the many fraudulent traps that could be awaiting them.
PRESCRIPTION DRUG PROGRAMS FOR SENIORS
With the latest round of changes in the prescription drug programs, information is critical. In this article we provide some resources that may be of assistance.
BETTER HEALTH AS YOU APPROACH ELDERLY YEARS
Better preventative health care today can often mean a much happier life in your senior years.
TRENDS IN HOME CARE
With an aging population and so many options, it's no surprise that more and more of our seniors are choosing in-home care.
SOME MEDICATIONS POSE RISKS TO SENIORS
With the convenience of internet shopping comes increased risk of dangerous purchases. In this article we explore some of the risks associated with medication purchases.
CARING FOR AGING PARENTS
The secret to a successful relationship with an aging parent, just as it is in any relationship, is communication - read more for helpful tips in caring for your parents in the senior years.
SELECTING AN IN-HOME CARE PROVIDER
Finding the right elder care provider can be a difficult and important task. Understanding the qualities and assurances to seek can be critical.
UNDERSTANDING IADL AND ADL
In today's culture we have become comfortable with acronyms for everything - but when dealing with home care, many of the phrases can be confusing. In this article we shed some light on a couple of these acronyms.
5 REASONS TO SELECT IN HOME CARE
In this article we look at some of the compelling reasons to select in home elder care as an option for assistance for seniors.
WHAT EXACTLY IS A "HOME COMPANION"?
A Home companion can make a major impact on the quality of life for a senior who needs a helping hand with basic everyday tasks. In this article we'll explore which tasks are best suited for this type of resource.
THE VALUE OF VOLUNTEERING
Keeping involved is one of the great keys to more fulfilling senior living. Read more about the opportunities that await willing helpers.
COMPARING IN HOME CARE TO ASSISTED LIVING
In this article we look at some of the differences between in home care and assisted living options.
HOUSING ISSUES FOR SENIORS
There are many issues regarding housing for those in the latter years. Driving distances to healthcare providers, distance to the store, property upkeep, and more can be a struggle. In this article we explore some of the issues.
GAINING ACCESS TO SERVICES
Discussion on the many resources available and some tips and suggestions on how to obtain them
CHECKLIST TO DETERMINE THE NEED FOR ELDER CARE SERVICES
PLANNING AHEAD FOR SENIOR LIVING AND ELDER CARE