Family Caregivers

7 Ways to Convince Dad to Get Medical Alert System

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

It’s time for the talk. Not THAT talk but it’s time for a talk with Dad to finally get a medical alert system.

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Helping Senior Loved Ones Get Around…With or Without You

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Many family caregivers are the primary source of transportation for their loved one. Thankfully, you can make sure that your loved one always has transportation.

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Finding Your Caregiver Style For Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

There is no right or wrong way to be a caregiver for a loved one. The key is finding a caregiving style that works for you.

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Finding a Senior Caregiver Support Group

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

If you are a family caregiver, you may find yourself dealing with stress that your friends and family cannot relate to. Many caregivers find that talking to someone who can empathize with their feelings and relate to their experiences is a powerful coping mechanism.

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Seniors in the Winter Months

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

As most people can attest, the colder months come with a number of additional challenges. If you are a family caregiver, preparing your loved ones for the impending change in seasons is crucial. Check out these winter safety tips.

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Checking in with Loved Ones over the Holidays

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

The holidays offer a good chance to check up on the older adults in your life and make sure they are still well and healthy.

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Building a Senior Caregiving Network

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

One of the most common issues I hear from friends who care for elderly relatives is that they simply can't do it all by themselves. The good news is, they don't have to.

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