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Top 5 Misconceptions About Power of Attorney in Orlando, FL
Top 5 Misconceptions About Power of Attorney in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on September 4, 2018

Power of attorney documents can be useful for making sure your aging parent gets the care he or she needs. In theory, these documents can ensure these needs are met even after your parent is no longer capable of taking care of him or herself. However, there are a lot…

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How to Address Family Conflicts in Caregiving in Orlando, FL
How to Address Family Conflicts in Caregiving in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on August 21, 2018

When aging parents need at-home care, devising an effective caregiving plan is always complex. There are many difficult choices to be made, and navigating the financial, legal, and personal issues can cause familial conflict. Here are six tips for addressing common family caregiving conflicts. 1. Be Understanding Aging parents are…

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Helping Seniors with Weatherization in Orlando, FL
Helping Seniors with Weatherization in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on August 7, 2018

Properly weatherizing a home can reduce heating and cooling costs by thousands of dollars a year, but these projects are time-consuming and expensive, which is why seniors and their families should look for federal, state, and local assistance programs. Many of the weatherization programs are designed specifically for older adults…

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When Should Seniors Stop Driving in Orlando, FL
When Should Seniors Stop Driving in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on July 17, 2018

As adults age, they may experience physical and mental limitations that prevent them from doing the things that once kept them independent. One of those activities is driving. From vision impairment to a decrease in brain function, there are many reasons your older loved one may need to give up…

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5 Reasons Seniors Are Readmitted After a Hospital Stay in Orlando, FL
5 Reasons Seniors Are Readmitted After a Hospital Stay in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on July 3, 2018

Hospital readmission rates are surprisingly high among seniors. As your aging loved one’s caregiver, you should be aware of the common reasons seniors are readmitted to a hospital following a recent stay so you can take preventative action. 1. Premature Discharge from the Hospital Seniors are sometimes discharged from the…

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How to Enjoy the Retirement Years in Orlando, FL
How to Enjoy the Retirement Years in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on June 19, 2018

Many people equate a happy retirement with having sufficient financial resources. However, seniors do not live productive lives unless they also ensure their overall health. Here are several ways older adults can make their retirement years a wonderful experience. Engage in Physical Activity By remaining physically active, seniors have the…

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5 Ways to Help Older Adults Live with Dignity in Orlando, FL
5 Ways to Help Older Adults Live with Dignity in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on June 5, 2018

Seniors often feel anxious about their dependence on others, especially when it comes to hygiene and other personal matters. When you care for a senior loved one, it’s important to make sure you help him or her maintain a sense of dignity. Use the following tips in your daily routine…

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Most Common Emotions Family Caregivers Face in Orlando, FL
Most Common Emotions Family Caregivers Face in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on May 22, 2018

There is a positive side to caregiving, and there can also be a downside. When you are managing the latter, you may experience negative emotions such as anger and doubt. This doesn’t mean you have to give up caregiving. Instead, you need to learn how to manage these emotions going…

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5 Ways to Get a Senior’s Home Prepped for Summer in Orlando, FL
5 Ways to Get a Senior’s Home Prepped for Summer in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on May 8, 2018

Summer is just around the corner, which means longer days, warmer temperatures, and plenty of sunshine. For your aging parent, it could also mean safety concerns if his or her home is not prepared for the hottest season of the year. Luckily, there are a few quick and easy things…

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5 Tips for Planning Your Aging Parent's Hospital Stay in Orlando, FL
5 Tips for Planning Your Aging Parent's Hospital Stay in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on April 17, 2018

Having an elderly parent hospitalized can be a scary and stressful situation. While you can’t plan for every possibility and some hospitalizations may come as a shock, you can do your best to be ready if this event occurs. Use the following tips to plan a hospital stay for your…

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