Caregiving Is a Labor of Love

Caregiving is a Labor of Love

Labor Day is celebrated this upcoming Monday.  Labor Day is the federal holiday that honors workers across America.  I have been a family caregiver. I own an agency that provides assistance to family caregivers. I want to honor family and professional caregivers across America on this Labor Day.  I know that caregiving is a labor of love. The…

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Twenty-one (21) Traveling Tips for Family Caregivers

Twenty-one (21) Traveling Tips for Family Caregivers

  Since the beginning of the pandemic, family travel has decreased. As the COVID-19 infection rates continue to go down family travel is now increasing. Over this Memorial weekend 2021 American Automobile Association (AAA) projects that of the 37 million people that will travel, 2.5 million of those will be traveling by air. AAA says…

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Seniors and Post Pandemic Driving: 5 Things to Keep in Mind Before They Get Behind the Wheel Again

Seniors and Post Pandemic Driving:

Guest Article by Vicki Spraul, President and Founder of Gray Matters Alliance, LLC Raise your hand if you are itching to return to your normal routines, get back to your familiar activities or get in the car and hit the open roads. Well, guess who else is itching to get out there……our older drivers, maybe…

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Lockdown Uplift: Tips to Enhance Connection with Loved Ones in Senior Communities

Lockdown Uplift: Tips to Enhance Connection with Loved Ones in Senior Communities

Written By: Amy Neu, MSW, LCSW  Families are finding themselves in difficult situations during this pandemic.  A common issue that I have been discussing with clients is how to best support their loved ones who are in senior living communities.  Many communities tasked with protecting their residents’ health across the continuum of care (independent senior…

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4 Tips for Communicating with a Senior Who Has Vision Loss Issues

In-Home Elderly Care in St. Louis Can Help One area that can become more complicated for seniors who are losing their vision is communication. That might be surprising at first, but it’s a definite issue. Often times, in-home elderly care in St. Louis, with a reputable home care agency, can help the senior and the…

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