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These must-read articles and critical checklists give you clarity, confidence, and up-to-the-minute information. Any time you have a caregiving question, you’ll find the answers here.

Recent Articles

What you Need to Know About Dental Health for Aging Adults

What You Need to Know About Dental Health for Aging Adults

For aging adults, you put yourself at risk of oral health problems if you do not take care of your dental health by practicing good oral hygiene.

Three Tips for Preparing Your House for Elderly Loved Ones to Move In

Get your house ready for an elderly loved one to move in by making sure the house accommodates those with limited mobility and is safe.

What is a Geriatric Social Worker?

What is a Geriatric Social Worker?

If you are looking for someone to help be an advocate for your aging loved one then you may want to find a geriatric social worker. Learn more here.

Communications

How To Record Your Family History

How to Record Your Family History

The recording of oral history is a great way to keep vivid stories and memories alive.

How to Communicate Your Feelings to Your Family

How to Create Your Caregiving Team

As a primary caregiver you need to know how to assemble a cohesive and collaborative team of caregivers, supporters, and medical experts.

How Humor can Help Caregivers

How Humor Can Help Caregivers

Humor as a caregiver cannot only decompress any situation but it can actually have positive health improvements for you and your care recipient.

Financial and Legal Planning

Caregiving Benefits for Veterans

Caregiving Benefits for Veterans: The Top Benefits and Resources Available

The Federal government provides a range of benefits for veterans and their caregivers. These are the top benefits and resources available for veterans.

Planning for Retirement as a Family Caregiver

Planning for Retirement as a Family Caregiver

As a caregiver – thinking about retirement might just seem like one more challenging task to add to your list. But it doesn’t have to be!

The Best Long-Term Care Insurance Companies

The Best Long-Term Care Insurance Companies

Have you decided that long-term care insurance is right for you? Here is Consumers Advocate’s list of the top 10 companies to get you started.

Home Preparedness and Maintenance

Three Tips for Preparing Your House for Elderly Loved Ones to Move In

Get your house ready for an elderly loved one to move in by making sure the house accommodates those with limited mobility and is safe.

costs of designing a safe bedroom for those with limited mobility

The Cost of Designing a Bedroom for Those with Limited Mobility

A summary of general costs for the typical items you will need in order to design a safe bedroom for those with limited mobility.

3 Ways the Caring Village Home Prep Checklist Can Help You

3 Ways the Caring Village Home Preparedness Checklist Can Help You

Whether your aging loved one will age in place or move in with you, The Caring Village Home Preparedness Checklist can help make the whole process easier.

Medical

What you Need to Know About Dental Health for Aging Adults

What You Need to Know About Dental Health for Aging Adults

For aging adults, you put yourself at risk of oral health problems if you do not take care of your dental health by practicing good oral hygiene.

How to Identify the Signs of a Stroke

How to Identify the Signs of a Stroke

As a caregiver, it’s important to know what a stroke is and how to identify when a person is having one with FAST.

How to Reduce The Risk of Having a Stroke

How To Reduce the Risk of Having a Stroke

Working to lower your blood pressure, quitting smoking, monitoring your blood sugar, treating heart disease, losing weight, and increasing exercise can reduce your risk of having a stroke

New Care Technologies

What Are the Best Brain Training Apps?

What Are the Best Brain Training Apps?

In our research, we’ve found the four best brain training mobile applications out there are Lumosity, Elevate, Peak, and Fit Brains Trainer.

What You Need to Know About Assistive Technology

What You Need to Know About Assistive Technology

Find out more below about what assistive technology is, and the advantages of and concerns related to utilizing assistive technology.

How Telemedicine Can Help Aging Adults

How Telemedicine Can Help Seniors

Find out what telemedicine is, the benefits of utilizing telemedicine, and how you can incorporate it into your care routine.

Well-being

What is a Geriatric Social Worker?

What is a Geriatric Social Worker?

If you are looking for someone to help be an advocate for your aging loved one then you may want to find a geriatric social worker. Learn more here.

How to Exercise Safely as a Senior

How to Exercise Safely as a Senior

Exercise is an important part of getting and staying healthy at any age.

Tips for Balancing Work and Caregiving

Tips for Balancing Work and Caregiving

Balancing your work and caregiving responsibilities can be difficult. Here are some suggestions to help you find a more realistic balance of duties.