5 Tips for Caregivers to Take a Break

5 Tips for Caregivers to Take a Break

If you are a caregiver to an elderly loved one, it’s very important that you learn to take care of yourself as well as your patient. You must learn how to prevent yourself from facing burnout and exhaustion to avoid a new set of health problems yourself. So why is it so hard for caregivers to take a break? Rationally, we know it’s needed, but emotionally, we don’t want to step away from our loved one, even if it’s taking a toll on our own health. It’s tough to ask for help, but it’s important to do. Let’s look at some tips that will help you through the season of being a caregiver to your loved one, but also for yourself. 

Learn More

Signs Your Elderly Loved One Is Hiding Dementia

Signs Your Elderly Loved One Is Hiding Dementia

If you find yourself with an aging parent who has more than their share of “senior moments” it may be time to look at the possibility of diseases such as Alzheimer’s or dementia, both of which are characterized by memory loss. It’s important to know the ways that many elderly people might try to hide their symptoms, but it’s even more important that they get the proper help and treatment. Let’s look at some of the following ways they may try to hide dementia: 

Learn More

How Seniors Can Avoid the Hazards of Winter

How Seniors Can Avoid the Hazards of Winter

The hazards of winter weather affect seniors more than any other demographic. While we’re all affected by bitter cold, snow and ice, the dangers our seniors are exposed to are very real for those of us who are caregivers, or just concerned family members. But the good news is, with a little planning and preparations, it doesn’t have to be scary time of year. 

Learn More

1

Waterfall HomeCare Serves: El Dorado County and the Greater Sacramento Metro Area
Auburn, Cameron Park, Camino, Carmichael, Citrus Heights, El Dorado Hills, Fair Oaks, Folsom, Granite Bay, Lincoln, Newcastle, Placerville, Rancho Cordova, Rescue, Rocklin, Roseville, and Sacramento