Giving Care: Senior & Disabled Caregiver Resource Blog

What Causes Swollen Feet in Elderly People?

an elderly woman with swollen feet taking off her shoes

By Toa55 / Shutterstock.com Many elderly people struggle with swollen feet, particularly in the afternoon and evening. You’re probably wondering why this pesky problem keeps bothering you. In this quick guide, we explain why seniors often have swollen feet and then offer several different ideas for

2644 Views

ADL & IADL: A Guide to Instrumental Activities of Daily Living

an older woman buttoning her shirt

If you have an elderly loved one, you have probably seen the acronyms ADL and IADL being used. These terms stand for “activities of daily living” and “instrumental activities of daily living.” Together, ADLs and IADLs encompass the full span of tasks that a person

1778 Views

Charities and Non-Profit Organizations That Support Seniors

Woman passing boxes of food off a truck to young man.

September 5th marks International Day of Charity by the UN, to celebrate we are sharing some incredible organizations that we would encourage you and your community to support and donate to. All organizations mentioned support the wellbeing, health, justice and safety of the elderly. We

525 Views

Conversation Starters To Connect With Your Elderly Loved Ones

Two individuals sitting at a table with drinks and looking at photos

Photo by Dennis Brendel on Unsplash As humans, we cherish moments of connection. A meaningful conversation has the power to subvert time by ingraining itself in our minds forever. While small talk possesses the ability to relieve awkward silence, your mind rarely holds on to it.

586 Views

Top 10 Best Gifts for Grandparents

Gift Ideas for Grandparents

Find the Perfect Gift! Are you looking for that perfect gift for Grandma or Grandpa? Maybe something better than the classic macaroni picture frame? You want to get something that you know they will love but will also be useful in their everyday routine. We've broken down

6259 Views