Caregivers Tips & News

  • How to Handle Dementia Behaviors Without Antipsychotic Drugs
    by DailyCaring on September 23, 2019 at 5:15 am

    Medication can’t always solve difficult dementia behaviors When someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia has challenging behaviors like aggression, anxiety, orRead More The post How to Handle Dementia Behaviors Without Antipsychotic Drugs appeared first on DailyCaring.

  • The Beers List: Medications Seniors Should Use with Caution
    by DailyCaring on September 20, 2019 at 5:15 am

    American Geriatrics Society cautions seniors about certain drugs Older adults may be at increased risk for problems related to drugRead More The post The Beers List: Medications Seniors Should Use with Caution appeared first on DailyCaring.

  • Hospice Myths: 5 Common Misunderstandings
    by DailyCaring on September 19, 2019 at 5:15 am

    Hospice care is often misunderstood One of the biggest hospice myths is that it’s only for people who are expectedRead More The post Hospice Myths: 5 Common Misunderstandings appeared first on DailyCaring.

  • Incontinence Care: 9 Tips for Caregivers
    by DailyCaring on September 18, 2019 at 5:15 am

    Incontinence is stressful for seniors and caregivers Studies have shown that about 50% of older adults have some form ofRead More The post Incontinence Care: 9 Tips for Caregivers appeared first on DailyCaring.

  • Activities for Seniors: Jigsaw Puzzles
    by DailyCaring on September 17, 2019 at 5:15 am

    Engage and entertain with fun activities at the right level Activities for seniors are important for preventing boredom and boostingRead More The post Activities for Seniors: Jigsaw Puzzles appeared first on DailyCaring.

Best Homecare Tips UJAT Caregiver Network News

  • Tips on how to Heal and Prevent Bed Sores
    by UJAT Caregiver Network on August 12, 2019 at 8:46 pm

    Bed sores are a painful skin disorder often experienced by older adults with mobility concerns, also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers. Most at risk are those who are in one position for a long time because they are exposed to constant pressure on one part of the body. Sores can develop very quickly […]

  • The Challenges of In-home Dementia Care for Providers Highlighted in the Latest Research
    by UJAT Caregiver Network on August 9, 2019 at 4:35 pm

    Older adults who live with dementia at home tend to be sicker and socially more challenging than their counterparts, as discovered in the latest research. This implies that home care providers who have established themselves as dementia specialists will probably have a difficult task on their hands. More than 5.7 […]

  • Tips for Including Older Loved Ones in Holiday Conversations
    by Samuel Wilkinson on December 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    This time of year is considered special by many, and it’s with a reason. The holiday season is upon us. During this time, friends and family gather to celebrate various festivities and enjoy time spent together. Over the holidays, it is essential to be around your elderly loved ones and dedicate some of your […]

  • Holiday Tips for Older Adults and Their Caregivers
    by Gavin Brown on December 1, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    It’s the holiday season! First, there was Halloween, and then we had Thanksgiving. However, the best is yet to come. Christmas is the favorite part of the year of many people living in the US. There’s nothing like Christmas, when the whole family gathers to celebrate one of the biggest Christian holidays. […]

  • 3 Reasons Why Weight Training Is Recommended for Seniors
    by Samuel Wilkinson on November 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Working out is an activity that divides people and opinions. Some claim that women who exercise look bulky and overly masculine, while others argue that you aren’t doing it right if you feel no pain in your muscles. While these claims have little truth to them, even bigger misconceptions exist regarding older […]