Hospice provides a team of healthcare professionals to support terminally ill patients. The team both aids in the efforts of family caregivers and provide essential services. Yet, many families do not use hospice care or simply wait until it is too late. This is largely due...

As the tax deadline looms, many family caregivers may be looking for last minute tax deductions to help ease their situations. For the layperson, tax law can be a very complex. That’s why it’s always best to consult a tax attorney or accountant who understands...

Keeping the youthful energy elders once possessed can be a rough task for many aging adults. Physical and mental exhaustion contribute to seniors losing the vibrancy they used to have during their younger days. Just because they are aging doesn't mean seniors have to resort to an immobile lifestyle. There is no rule...

According to the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP report Caregiving in the U.S., approximately 43.5 million Americans will provide unpaid care to an adult or child this year. These family caregivers are performing a wide range of caregiving tasks; from running errands and food preparation to administering medication and clinical care. Caregiving...

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for couples – everybody can celebrate! It’s the perfect time to show love and affection to all the people you care about. It’s also an opportunity to spend quality time with your older adult. Here are some great Valentine's Day activities for...

 "Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything." - Plato Many people don’t realize the health benefits of music, especially in aiding patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. According to the Alzheimer's Foundation...