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Could Caregiving be the Reason of Psychological Stress in Montgomery, AL
Could Caregiving be the Reason of Psychological Stress in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on March 18, 2019

Caregiving duties can be physically demanding. Between helping your senior loved one with housekeeping tasks and performing duties such as lifting him or her from one place to another, you’re bound to be physically exhausted at the end of each day. However, you should also be aware that your role…

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Does Forgetting Words Manifests Alzheimer’s in Montgomery, AL
Does Forgetting Words Manifests Alzheimer’s in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on March 11, 2019

Everyone forgets the occasional word when speaking with others, but there may come a time when that forgetfulness becomes problematic. Daily challenges with thinking or memory could be a sign of the earliest stages of a cognitive disorder such as Alzheimer’s. Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease Before delving into the symptoms of…

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How to Prepare a Senior's Home for Caregiver in Montgomery, AL
How to Prepare a Senior's Home for Caregiver in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on March 4, 2019

Hiring a caregiver can take quite a bit of stress off your shoulders and allow you to enjoy the time you spend with your aging loved one. A professional caregiver can help you with a wide array of everyday tasks, and you can rest assured your loved one will be…

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What Benefits Do Caregiver Support Groups Offer in Montgomery, AL
What Benefits Do Caregiver Support Groups Offer in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on February 25, 2019

Accepting the family caregiver role can lead to stressful challenges, but joining a support group can help you manage them. These groups can offer guidance and support that family caregivers don’t receive from their loved ones. Here are some of the reasons to consider joining a caregiver support group. Alleviate…

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How Socializing Benefits Seniors in Montgomery, AL
How Socializing Benefits Seniors in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on February 11, 2019

Socialization is often viewed as a natural part of life by younger adults who are surrounded by people at home and work. However, seniors must work to find social opportunities when they live alone. These five benefits are just the beginning of what your aging loved one gets from opportunities…

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Ways for Managing Sundowning in Seniors in Montgomery, AL
Ways for Managing Sundowning in Seniors in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on February 4, 2019

The late afternoon and early evening hours can be some of the most difficult times of the day for seniors living with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Many symptoms—such as agitation, restless behavior, and confusion—associated with these conditions begin to worsen, which is known as sundowning. Family caregivers can use the following…

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Healthy Foods Seniors Should Eat After a Stroke in Montgomery, AL
Healthy Foods Seniors Should Eat After a Stroke in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on January 28, 2019

Your senior loved one’s nutritional needs may change after having a stroke. It’s for this reason that certain foods should be incorporated into his or her diet to maintain optimal health. Here are some healthy foods for seniors to eat after having a stroke and why they are essential. Bananas…

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Tips to Increase Appetite in Aging Adults in Montgomery, AL
Tips to Increase Appetite in Aging Adults in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on January 21, 2019

It’s fairly normal for seniors to lose weight as they age because they no longer have much of an appetite, but decreased appetite can lead to excessive weight loss and malnutrition, which increase the chances of other serious health issues. To help your senior loved one stay as healthy as…

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Providing Care for Seniors with Parkinson's in Montgomery, AL
Providing Care for Seniors with Parkinson's in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on January 14, 2019

Family members who assume the role of caregiver for a parent living with Parkinson’s can make life easier for both themselves and their loved one. As the disease doesn’t affect all seniors at the same rate or in the same way, caregivers should make a point of learning about the…

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