Giving Care: Senior & Disabled Caregiver Resource Blog

Adaptive Living for Patients with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease is a complex, progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement and cognitive ability over time. The symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can be mild at first, but they can quickly change to make even the simplest of daily tasks difficult and sometimes dangerous. From

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Seniors 2022

Mother and daughter on Valentine's Day

Are You Looking for the Perfect Valentine's Day Gifts for the Senior in Your LIfe? Valentine’s Day is not just for couples, it’s for everyone! People celebrate Valentine’s Day to show affection for their loved ones and that could include your parents, grandparents, elderly relatives or

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How to Measure Your Shoe Size and Width at Home

Online shopping is incredibly convenient and makes it easy to get exactly what you want delivered straight to your home. However, it can be difficult to shop online for clothing and shoes. Sizing charts aren’t standardized, and you simply won’t know for sure how something

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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

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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

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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.

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