A caregiver takes care of the needs of a person with limitations arising from age, disability, illness, or injury; but then, it is proven that regardless of how rewarding this responsibility appears to be, most caregivers are likely to experience a burnout from stressors while discharging their duties. We seek to enlighten you on the... Read More
Every individual who experiences aging is at risk of developing mental health issues as they deal with the loss of independence and functional strength. Some older adults are able to cope well while others find it difficult to come to terms with the changes. Many seniors are able to rediscover their lives after retirement by... Read More
Bigger isn’t always better. If you are a senior looking to downsize and move into a senior living community, then these tips are for you!
Archaeologists have unearthed traces of dances from prehistoric times, including those on rock shelter paintings in India and Egyptian tombs determined as far back as 30,000 years. Historically, dancing has been used as a means of ceremonies, rituals, healing, method of expression, socializing, war, peace. Recent studies indicate that dancing may well provide another benefit—longevity.... Read More
You might hear people say that working in senior care is a job they just couldn’t do. Well, they don’t know what they are missing out on! Of course, there is work involved, but taking care of seniors isn’t just a job, and the rewards go far beyond receiving a paycheck every two weeks.
Communicating effectively with someone who has dementia will help reduce agitation in you and your loved one. Use these 10 easy tips to make communicating easy!
Sevy Petras, CEO of Priority Life Care, visits with Bridge the Gap. Sevy talks about starting Priority Life Care with her family over Thanksgiving dinner, getting creative to offer affordable assisted living while maintaining quality of care, and keeping a positive culture from top-down.