Caregiving for your aging parent or loved one in their home – Safety tips and resources

Let’s face it, most people want to stay in their own home as long as possible, even when they can’t fully care for themselves. A caregiver has a responsibility is to ensure everything that can be done to make their home a safe place. There are many resources out there to help you.

Home Safety

10 Tips for a Safer Bathroom has over 76 articles on home safety here

AARP has some home safety checklists here that covers everything from A-Z!

Do you have a wanderer? Check these Wandering Top Tips: How to Secure and Dementia-Proof Your Home

This wonderful infographic is provided by Griswold Home Care, they have a variety a resources for the caregiver.

Griswold Home Care Infographic

Chat rooms filled with questions and answers

This is a great place to hear from others who are caregivers – where you can trade ideas and share past experiences to help someone through a difficult time.This website full of question and answer articles and chat rooms.

For additional resources you can also visit our Helpful Articles for Caregivers page.

The Caregiving Population is growing as our population ages

Understanding the average U.S. Caregiver. Sunrise Senior Living has done some research on the quality of life for caregivers.

This is why self care is so important for caregivers. We have gathered self care resources for you here.

Infographic: Understanding the Average U.S. Caregiver Sunrise Senior Living