At some point, there will come a time when a loved one can no longer care for themselves. Dad may have suffered a stroke or a fall, or he may simply be getting older, and, over time, his frailty may result in chronic and debilitating physical or cognitive decline. At this point, families need to… Continue reading How to Pay for Long-Term Care
The holiday season is a time when many families travel near and far to be together, catch up, and celebrate. As a primary caregiver, taking stock after the holiday season to note comments and observations from friends and family members who don’t regularly see aging relatives is a good practice. “When providing day-to-day care to… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: An Ideal Opportunity to Reassess Mom and Dad’s Care Needs
Did you know that the average age of a family caregiver to a sick or elderly loved one over age 65 is 63 years old? This group of Boomer-generation caregivers is also predominantly female (more than 70%) and finding themselves with fewer familial resources and opportunities to refuel physically and mentally. “This is a relatively… Continue reading Family Caregivers: 6 Tips for a Healthy, Balanced Life in Your 60s
The “sandwich generation” is a term that was coined to describe a group or generation of people who are supporting both their children and aging parents or grandparents physically, emotionally or financially. While Generation X and Baby Boomers once bore the brunt of caregiving, Millennials are now the rising demographic to take on these dual… Continue reading Caregiver Support for Millennials: What You Need to Know About Caring for Aging Parents￼
United Hebrew is committed to supporting seniors and their families, even in these most challenging times.
If you are caring for an aging loved one, you may be physically strained, emotional drained, and stressed. It’s vitally important for you to care for yourself, too.
Here’s how to handle some of the caregiving questions you may have when caring for aging parents who have Alzheimer’s or dementia.
From health sensors and e-readers to GPS shoes, an array of gadgets, apps, and devices can add convenience, safety and fun to your loved one’s life.
For the sixth straight year, United Hebrew of New Rochelle has been named to the U.S. News & World Report list of ‘Best Nursing Homes.’