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Four Tips for Planning Family Gatherings When a Parent Has Alzheimer’s

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Jan 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Four Tips for Planning Family Gatherings When a Parent Has Alzheimer’s
Elderly Care in Mountain Brook AL: Planning a Gathering When a Parent has Alzheimer's

Elderly Care in Mountain Brook AL: Your mom or dad has Alzheimer’s. Family gatherings are starting to become a problem. From anxiety to outright refusal, you can’t get a gathering to go smoothly. Here are four tips on planning and executing a stress-free, happy event.

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Dry Shampoo for Elderly People

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Jan 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Dry Shampoo for Elderly People
Senior Care in Gardendale AL: Dry Shampoo

Senior Care in Gardendale AL: Part of a family caregiver or senior care assistant’s responsibilities is helping an elderly person with grooming and hygiene. Without a doubt, one of the trickiest parts to this duty is washing hair.

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National Sunday Supper Month – Four Reasons to Bring Sunday Suppers Back

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Jan 2, 2018 | Comments Off on National Sunday Supper Month – Four Reasons to Bring Sunday Suppers Back
Caregiver in Homewood AL: National Sunday Supper Month

Caregiver in Homewood AL: In past decades and centuries, families gathered together after church and talked about their weeks during the Sunday supper. Over the years, Sunday supper has dwindled in popularity. Families are busy, some parents must work every Sunday, and church attendance has decreased.

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What Are the Potential Signs and Symptoms of Heart Failure?

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Dec 27, 2017 | Comments Off on What Are the Potential Signs and Symptoms of Heart Failure?
Home Care in Hoover AL: Signs and Symptoms of Heart Failure

Home Care in Hoover AL: Awareness is one of the most powerful tools that you can have as a family caregiver for an elderly adult. When you are aware of the challenges that your senior faces and the potential risks, you can better manage their care, address their symptoms, and ensure that they get the level of care that they need from their medical team.

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Are Your Senior’s Habits Keeping Her from Sleeping Well?

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Dec 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Are Your Senior’s Habits Keeping Her from Sleeping Well?
Elder Care in Alabaster AL: Trouble Sleeping

Elder Care in Alabaster AL: Bad sleep can make your elderly family member cranky and can even cause her to feel overly tired and run down. Getting a handle on some of her daily habits can help her to feel much better in the morning when she wakes up.

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What Should Your Parents Consider When Making Financial Plans for the Future?

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Dec 12, 2017 | Comments Off on What Should Your Parents Consider When Making Financial Plans for the Future?
Elderly Care in Helena AL: Planning for the Future

Your parents have retired. You want to protect their finances as best you can. One of the things you’re thinking about is what happens if they become ill or need more help than a family caregiver can provide. It’s a good thing you’re thinking about these. Many families skip planning and find themselves in a…

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What is Epilepsy?

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Dec 5, 2017 | Comments Off on What is Epilepsy?
Senior Care in Homewood AL: What is Epilepsy?

Senior Care in Homewood AL: Epilepsy is a condition that can occur at any age, in any gender, and people of any race. However, it is most likely to occur in young people and in older people, which means that seniors are one of the populations at risk for developing epilepsy.

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Tips for Making Healthier Fast Food Choices

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Nov 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Tips for Making Healthier Fast Food Choices
Caregiver in Pelham AL: Healthier Fast Food Choices

Caregiver in Pelham AL: Let’s face it, you can hardly drive for five minutes without passing a fast food restaurant of some kind. Sure, they’re a convenient way to grab a quick meal on a busy day full of appointments and errands. However, much of the food they serve isn’t as healthy as what family caregivers can prepare for their senior family members at home. It is possible, though, to make smarter, healthier choices at fast food restaurants. Here are a few tips to help.

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Why National Alzheimer’s Disease Month Is Important

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Nov 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Why National Alzheimer’s Disease Month Is Important
Elderly Care in Trussville AL: National Alzheimer's Disease Month

Elderly Care in Trussville AL: Because November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Month, it’s an excellent time for anyone with a loved one affected by it to join millions of others in raising awareness and spreading information throughout their community.

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Fire Prevention Checklist: The Bedroom

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Nov 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Fire Prevention Checklist: The Bedroom
Home Care in Alabaster AL: Preventing Bedroom Fires

Home Care in Alabaster AL: Elderly adults are at much higher risk of suffering an injury or dying as a result of fires than younger adults. By helping your parent to reduce the risk that they will experience a fire, you can better protect them from consequences that can be extremely dangerous for their health, well-being, and future.

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