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How Can You Save Time and Money When You’re Helping Your Aging Adult Manage Incontinence?

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Nov 7, 2017 | Comments Off on How Can You Save Time and Money When You’re Helping Your Aging Adult Manage Incontinence?
Home Care in Vestavia Hills AL: Managing Incontinence

Home Care in Vestavia Hills AL: Incontinence can be expensive in terms of both your time and money. Here are some ideas for helping you to save both as your elderly family member’s caregiver.

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Psoriasis Home Remedies

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Oct 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Psoriasis Home Remedies
Senior Care in Mountain Brook AL: Psoriasis Home Remedies

Senior Care in Mountain Brook AL: Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder that causes a person to develop red, scaly patches of skin. When seniors suffer from psoriasis, their skin can be so itchy and irritated that it’s almost unbearable. There is no cure for psoriasis, but family caregivers and senior care providers can help seniors to live more comfortably by trying some home remedies.

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Inflexible Boss? Ways to Balance Being a Family Caregiver With Earning Money

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Oct 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Inflexible Boss? Ways to Balance Being a Family Caregiver With Earning Money
Elderly Care in Hoover AL: Balancing Work and Caregiving

Elderly Care in Hoover AL: You never think of a boss as being inflexible, but it happens. After one woman’s father died, she went to her boss to discuss taking a leave of absence to arrange the funeral and figure out the best way to care for her disabled mom. Her boss said no way.

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8 Ways Family Caregivers Can Boost Their Privacy

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Oct 17, 2017 | Comments Off on 8 Ways Family Caregivers Can Boost Their Privacy
Caregiver in Helena AL: Improving Personal Privacy

Caregiver in Helena AL: When multiple generations are living together, there are several pros and cons. One of the hardest things to deal with is the sudden lack of privacy that family caregivers may experience.

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Five Things That Keep Seniors From Evacuating During a Storm and How to Overcome Them

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Oct 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Five Things That Keep Seniors From Evacuating During a Storm and How to Overcome Them
Home Care in Birmingham AL: Storm Evacuation

Home Care in Birmingham AL: Recent hurricanes have led many to wonder why some people ignore evacuation orders. There are five reasons senior citizens stay behind. It’s important for people to go over these reasons and know how to help the elderly in the future.

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5 Tips for Caring for Elderly Hair

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Oct 3, 2017 | Comments Off on 5 Tips for Caring for Elderly Hair
Elder Care in Pelham AL: Hair Care for Seniors

Elder Care in Pelham AL: Making an elderly person’s hair look nice and healthy requires some extra effort on the part of family caregivers and elder care assistants. After all, their hair isn’t the same as it was when they were younger, and like the rest of the body, hair goes through an aging process where it simply isn’t as robust and healthy as it once was. Good grooming not only helps keep seniors looking good, but it can boost their self-esteem and confidence.

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Why Is Your Senior Resisting Using Their Hearing Aid?

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Sep 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Why Is Your Senior Resisting Using Their Hearing Aid?
Senior Care in Hoover AL: Hearing Aids

Senior Care in Hoover AL: As a family caregiver, you may have encouraged your aging parent to use a hearing aid if they have been dealing with hearing loss, believing that it could help them to address this challenge in a way that is effective and accessible. You may find, however, that your senior resists using their hearing aid.

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Benefits of Weighted Blankets for Seniors

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Sep 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Benefits of Weighted Blankets for Seniors
Caregiver in Alabaster AL: Weighted Blankets

Caregiver in Alabaster AL: Are you looking for a way to reduce your elderly relative’s stress and anxiety? Perhaps they aren’t sleeping as well as they once did due to illness, injury, trauma or grief. As their family caregiver, you may wonder if there is anything simple but effective that you can do to help them relax and feel better. The good news is that many seniors are finding relief with weighted blanket therapy.

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When Do Seniors Need Speech Therapy?

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Sep 12, 2017 | Comments Off on When Do Seniors Need Speech Therapy?
Elder Care in Gardendale AL: Speech Therapy

Elder Care in Gardendale AL: During the normal aging process, elderly people may suffer from a number of illnesses or conditions that result in challenges to their ability to communicate verbally. Sometimes the impairments include problems with language, cognition, facial muscles, hearing loss, and more.

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What is Bell’s Palsy?

By Dennis and Kelly Lipford | Sep 5, 2017 | Comments Off on What is Bell’s Palsy?
Home Care in Trussville AL: What is Bell's Palsy?

Home Care in Trussville AL: Bell’s palsy is named after a Scottish surgeon by the name of Sir Charles Bell. Bell is responsible for discovering what the facial nerve, or 7th cranial nerve, controlled and how it was related to paralysis in the face.

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