Senior Care

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Tips for Traveling with Senior Parents

Traveling with senior parents can be wrought with challenges and anxiety. By following these tips, you can be sure to have a great time making great memories with your whole family. The holidays are here, and this means vacations and meeting families and relatives. This can also mean traveling with senior parents to your province …

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Does Your Elderly Parent Use Profanity? Here’s What You Should Do

Your elderly parent may seem kind and mild-mannered before, but now that age has caught up with them and they are in their senior years, they start to use profanity. While profanity are sometimes used by people as an interjection or an expression, many elderly people can sometimes go overboard. Profanity can punctuate their every …

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14 Difficult Elderly Behaviors and How to Deal with Them

Does your parent or loved one exhibit difficult elderly behaviors? Do they behave in ways that you don’t expect them to? Perhaps they used to be easy-going and mild-mannered and suddenly they act up. Have these difficult elderly behavior left you flustered, frustrated, embarrassed, hurt, exhausted, or helpless?

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What to Do if Your Elderly Parent Won’t Take a Bath

Your elderly parent may be reasonably clean and well-groomed in the past. You may remember your childhood years and still know the cologne or perfume they use. Or you may have spent a few hours in their bedroom watching your mother put on makeup or your father fix his hair. However, things take quite a different …

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How to Deal with Elderly Temper Tantrum

Let’s face it–as years go by, your elderly parents can start to get difficult. They may act childish and even have what we can call as elderly temper tantrums. They may yell and have overall bad behavior that can drive you up the wall. Aside from that, their behavior can also be frustrating, tiring, and …

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Life-Saving First Aid Tips for the Elderly

Knowing these life-saving first aid tips is important when you’re caring for an elderly parent or loved one. Read on and be prepared. When you’re caring for the elderly, it’s important–even a matter of life and death–to be prepared in any emergency situation. You have to be knowledgeable of many standard first aid skills because …

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