Month: March 2021

So You Want to Be a Professional Caregiver

Working as a professional caregiver is a very rewarding role, but it’s important to be aware of the interpersonal and professional skills needed to succeed. Let's look at eight key areas that will have an impact on your career as a professional caregiver. . . . READ THE REST

10 Easy Easter Desserts

Easter is such a lovely time of year. As well as being a holiday celebration — filled with delicious treats and decorated with cute bunnies, chicks, and brightly colored eggs — it also signals the start of spring. To help you plan your Easter celebration, we have gathered together some delicious Easter desserts, some as recipe links and others in video format, so you can choose what works best for you. . . . READ THE REST

Advice from the IRS for Seniors Preparing to File Taxes for 2020

Let’s be honest— very few people enjoy that time of year when tax returns are due. And, when it comes to seniors, there are specific areas that need close attention. The good news is that the IRS publishes advice online to help make the process smoother and easier for older adults. . . . READ THE REST

Is 24/7 Live-In Care a Better Option for Your Loved One?

If you are considering care options for an older adult, you might look at residential care initially, thinking it’s the only option for your loved one. However, the good news is there is an important alternative to consider: Live-in home care — having a caregiver provide assistance in the home 24 hours a day, seven days a week— is an option you'll want to explore. In this article, we are going to examine its advantages. . . . READ THE REST

To Stay or to Leave

Longtime crooner Tony Bennett has been battling Alzheimer’s for years now. His story has a compelling twist that just about every senior can identify with. . . . READ THE REST