As a senior caregiver it’s also important to keep their hands busy and minds sharp through various activities. Crafts are a great way to spend some quality time together, and there are literally dozens of fun craft ideas for seniors to choose from. Here are 5 fun craft ideas for seniors that should bring a smile to both your faces.
You’re raising a family in the Midwest, but your elderly mother lives in the same southeastern Massachusetts home that she’s lived in for over 50 years. But mom’s health is declining, and you’re concerned. With your own household and career, it’s hard to visit; let alone provide the care she needs to keep her aging comfortably in place. Long-distance caregiving is very difficult, so wouldn’t it make more sense for mom to consider moving closer?
The truth is that most seniors that age in place will eventually reach a point when diminishing health becomes an issue, impacting their ability to stay at home. And because of pride and the fact they enjoy their privacy and independence, most seniors don’t want to discuss the topic with their kids. What you can do is non-intrusively watch their activities to ensure they can continue living comfortably and safely at home for now.
Home is where the heart is, or so the saying goes. When parents are aging, keeping the heart at home requires planning and often innovation! Today’s seniors fortunately have a variety of options for remaining at home. That may mean moving to a dream location or aging in a beloved home. Regardless of your parents’ [...]