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    Caregiver Advice

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    Caregiver Advice

How to Identify Loneliness in Your Loved One

Feelings of isolation or a disconnect from others can affect anyone but are usually short-lived. These feelings, while brief, are not typically cause for alarm. However, lonely seniors may experience a mental and physical decline, especially if the feelings of loneliness go unchecked. While loneliness is not always apparent (even the senior may not recognize it), there are warning signs adult children can look for to determine whether their aging...

How to Convince Your Loved One to Stop Driving

For most of us, driving offers independence, and no matter the age, a loss of this privilege can be devastating. However, this is a necessary decision when a loved one’s driving poses a risk for themselves and others on the road. Age alone should not determine driving capabilities, but consideration must be given for health conditions that may affect decision-making, reaction time, memory, sight and hearing abilities, and any other...

How to Tell if it is Time for a Loved One to Stop Driving

Anyone with a family member who is a senior citizen that still drives likely worries each time they get behind the wheel. Safety is likely always a priority for anyone that is a caregiver. But how can you tell if it is time for a loved one to stop driving? Unfortunately, this is a hard discussion to have for many people and might be one of the most stressful decisions...