While most families are connected by cell phones today, having special apps on your phone can be a fantastic way to stay in touch.
Monthly Archives: October 2016
Ways to Convince a Loved One to use a Medical Alert Device
Aging at home is one of the last hold outs of independence for many seniors. Most often, your aging loved one is determined to hold onto their ability to stay in their home. Equipping them with a medical alert system can help them achieve this goal.
Teens and Young Adults can Benefit from a Medical Alert System
While care-giving can be difficult for many adults, sadly, many teens are finding themselves in care-giving situations that would normally not be on their radar. The AACY (American Association of Care-giving Youth) is helping to raise awareness about this issue and is working to develop partnerships to better understand the issues surrounding this growing trend, and provide resources and support for this growing population of caregivers.
Stress Relief Tips for Caregivers
Caring for your loved one strains even the most resilient person. If you are a caregiver, taking care of yourself is equally as important, if not more, as the care you give your loved one. If your loved-one is dealing with a long-term illness, you are too. One person doesn’t fight the battle alone, and if you break down, then the care for your loved one breaks down also.