Helping Your Elderly Loved One Beat the Blues When Widowed

There is nothing more difficult than losing someone you deeply love and are very close too.  For the elderly, one partner is bound to pass before the other—leaving one widowed.  When combining old age and poor health with the death of the significant other; this can...

So, Dad Isn’t Following Doctor’s Orders?

Communication between the doctor and patient is critical: How can you encourage your loved one?  Of course, this is something we have touched on previously.  What do you do when Dad isn’t following doctor’s orders?  The caregiver not only deals with extreme stress...

What Can You Do to Get Your Elderly Parent to Listen?

Learn tips to better enable communication and responsiveness from your loved one It’s hard to watch your elderly parent go through a life transition that isn’t so kind, isn’t it?  It’s even more difficult to try and help them, but they just don’t want to listen—or...