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Answers to Your Caregiving Questions

There is lots of information for those navigating the Caregiving Season, from financial to medical, find answers to your caregiving questions. www.caregivinganswers.com has blogs on subjects such as: How to talk to your parent about moving into assisted living Are there any local support groups in my area What’s the difference between home care and…

Don’t Touch My Money: Financial Elder Abuse

Financial elder abuse is when an older adult is financially exploited by a stranger. It’s even worse when it’s someone they know, like a family member or caregiver. Financial elder abuse crosses all social, educational, and economic boundaries. My mom’s phone rang one fall morning. “Grandma?” asked the male voice on the other end. “Mark?”…

Don’t Upset Me, Or Else! Aging and Routines

Aging Parents, Caring for the elderly “My mom/dad is driving me crazy! She gets upset over the tiniest thing. She blames me when anything upsets her schedule.” Sound familiar? As a caregiver, you may have said the same thing on more than one occasion. I know I have. If you’re caring for an elderly parent, it’s important to…