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Combating depression after the death of a spouse

Combating Senior Depression After the Loss of a Spouse

There is no right way to mourn the loss of a partner. Combating depression after the death of a spouse is difficult but there are many ways to fight it.

Taylor Snell
2017 Caregiver Contest

Shield HealthCare Announces 2017 Caregiver Contest

Shield HealthCare is celebrating its 16th Caregiver Contest by asking “What advice would you give a fellow caregiver?” Enter to win!

Aimee Sharp
coping with the angry side of alzheimers

Coping with the Angry Side of Alzheimer’s

Handling the angry side of Alzheimer's can be difficult for caregivers, but there are many ways to calm a patient. For example,

Taylor Snell
Reduce the risk of falls

Home Safety: How to Reduce the Risk of Falls

There are many ways to reduce the risk of falls, but the six most simple strategies are outlined below: Make appointments with your doctor to...

Taylor Snell
Poor Oral Health

The Link Between Poor Oral Health and Other Diseases

Recently, oral hygiene has come into the spotlight because many of the ailments associated with poor oral health can be linked to other chronic diseases.

Dr. Kristy Taylor
warning signs of caregiver depression

Warning Signs of Caregiver Depression

Caregivers are more likely to develop feelings of anger, loneliness or sadness. These feelings are warning signs of caregiver depression.

Taylor Snell
Lifting techniques for caregivers

Watch Your Back: Lifting Techniques for Caregivers

Caregiving can be a physically strenuous job. Besides taking care of your patient, caregivers need to take care of their own health. Follow these guidelines

Taylor Snell
signs it's time for a nursing home

Recognizing the Signs it’s Time For a Nursing Home

Recognizing the signs it's time for a nursing home is key to the health and quality of life of your loved one. Caregivers often feel guilt

Taylor Snell
Differences between dementia and Alzheimer's

The Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

There is often much confusion regarding the differences between dementia and Alzheimer's disease. According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA),

Taylor Snell
Travel Tips for Seniors

5 Travel Tips for Seniors Living an Active Lifestyle

Traveling is a great way for seniors to enjoy their retirement but planning is important. Read our travel tips for seniors.

Aimee Sharp
Webinar: Managing Stress as the Parent of a Child with Special Needs
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