How to Make Thanksgiving Easier for Your Seniors

Thanksgiving is a time for family and celebration. But when a member of your family requires elderly care and support, you might worry about whether they’re up to a big family event. At Heritage, our experience as elderly care providers has helped us counsel our clients and their families about how they can make holidays, [...]

By |2023-11-17T19:14:08+00:00|Caregiver|

5 Ways to Provide Self-Care When Caring for a Loved One

Though rewarding, taking care of loved ones who cannot take care of themselves is hard work that is filled with many demands. Sometimes it's easy to forget that taking care of yourself is a priority in order to be able to care for others. A caregiver's health can actually be negatively affected, research has shown [...]

By |2019-01-04T04:57:12+00:00|Caregiver|

Sandwich Generation Caregivers: 5 Ways You Can Ease Back to School Season Stress

You may be part of the sandwich generation and not even know it. This group includes people over 40 who are both raising children and caring for an aging loved one, and includes nearly half of all women aged 45-64. These two roles can bring unique challenges as you’re pulled in many directions, balancing daily [...]

By |2018-09-05T15:39:19+00:00|Caregiver|

Caregiver tips for interacting with someone with Autism

Interacting with someone with autism can feel frustrating for both of you. Autism can present communication, socialization, and behavioral challenges that can make you feel like you don’t know what to say or how to respond. The secret is to always try to understand, to aim for kindness, and to learn as much as you [...]

By |2018-07-11T19:20:26+00:00|Caregiver|

7 Expert Tips for Caregivers

People often become caregivers out of necessity, without any training or advanced notice, and finding answers to questions or resources to help can be tough. When asked what advice they would offer those caring for a loved one, these are the responses of professional caregivers from across the country had to offer.   “Remember what’s [...]

By |2018-06-27T18:12:05+00:00|Caregiver|

Quiz: How Is Your Life Balance When Caring for a Loved One?

When you take on the role of caring for a loved one, your life balance can shift as you adjust to being “on-call” 24/7 or take on another person’s health in addition to your own. This challenge to maintain a healthy balance impacts nearly 40 million American family caregivers. Are you finding the right balance? [...]

By |2018-04-11T15:42:50+00:00|Caregiver|
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