Preparing for the Loss of a Loved One: Support for You Both

Young woman visiting her grandmother at the hospital in preparing for the loss of a loved one

Losing a parent at any age can feel impossibly difficult. It can feel even more challenging if you are the primary caregiver for your loved one. We will unpack a few ways you can support your loved one in their final days and ways you can support yourself.

Supporting Senior Parents and Their Mental Health Needs ​

Older man smiles with good mental health supports

Supporting a senior parent with their mental health needs can seem like an overwhelming task. This may be especially true if you are already tending to many physical health needs. However, you can find support as you care for your loved one both mentally and physically! And we are ready to be that support!

Parkinson’s Living Area Adjustments​

A PD patient and family need to understand that the adaptation and changes to the living environment will more than likely change over time with evolving needs, linked to the current level of disability. Adaptations that work today or next month will need to be reviewed regularly.

Parkinson’s Kitchen Area Adjustments​

A PD patient and family need to understand that the adaptation and changes to the living environment will more than likely change over time with evolving needs, linked to the current level of disability. Adaptations that work today or next month will need to be reviewed regularly.

Parkinson’s Bed & Bath Adjustments​

A PD patient and family need to understand that the adaptation and changes to the living environment will more than likely change over time with evolving needs, linked to the current level of disability. Adaptations that work today or next month will need to be reviewed regularly.

A New Diagnosis Can Be a Major Adjustment for the Family​

Any new medical diagnosis or condition comes with a host of challenges for both the individual and their caregivers. While some individuals do require a nursing care facility, depending on each medical situation, many can live in their own homes with assistance from adaptive devices, furniture, and outpatient medical care.

How To Deal With Processing Grief In Seniors​

Grief is different for everyone, but your grieving loved one is likely to experience some or all of the typical stages of grief. Here are the 9 stages of grief, what to expect, and what you can do to help your parent grieve in a healthy and constructive way.

Mental Health Needs For Older Adults​

As many as one in five older adults experience mental health issues, the most common of which are anxiety or mood disorders (such as depression). Left undiagnosed and untreated, mental health illnesses have severe implications for older adults and their loved ones. This is why it’s essential to understand the signs.

Signs of a Stroke

A stroke is an intense medical moment for everyone, and not something we often like to think about. However, be prepared with the knowledge of signs and symptoms and having a plan in place could be critical.

COPD and Me: A Guide to Staying Safe while Aging in Place​

While COPD presents a unique set of challenges to older adults and their caregivers, it is essential to remember that millions of American families can successfully manage this diagnosis every year with the appropriate combination of treatment and modifications to their daily lives.

Finding Success in Congestive Heart Failure

When living with CHF, while maintaining consistent communication with your medical professional is paramount, there are many ways you can support and encourage your loved ones towards healthy habits.