Category: Aging Parent

How to Protect An Aging Parent from Bedsores and Nursing Home Neglect

Few things are more reprehensible than elder abuse. What many people may not realize is that elder abuse is often passive, however, as in a caregiver neglecting to meet the basic health needs of an elder person entrusted to them. Unfortunately, this can happen in nursing homes. One telltale sign can be bedsores. Bedsores, also… Read more »

8 Ways to Have Fun with an Aging Parent

Getting old isn’t easy. Especially when entering one’s “Golden Years.” There is absolutely no rule, however, that says you can’t help an aging person have fun and enjoy life! Who else can you help but an aging parent? Although physical, and maybe cognitive, limitations might come into play, there’s plenty of things to do with… Read more »

4 Ways to Make Preparing Meals Easier for Your Aging Parent

  Breakfast in bed. Room service. A personal chef. It’s fun to imagine a delicious meal delivered right to you, but it’s rarely a practical consideration – unless, you feel like being the one doing the meal serving. With an aging parent in mind, however, it can actually be fun. It’s a great way to… Read more »