If you or your spouse are caring for an aging parent, you’re not alone. About 25% of Americans say they regularly care for an elderly parent – whether that involves giving financial assistance or help with home repairs, running errands, or personal grooming. While you may be happy to be there for your loved one, caring for an aging relative can be a difficult task. That’s why it’s crucial to take care of yourself while caring for elderly parents. We’ve provided a few self-care tips to help boost your spirits and ease the worries of providing home care.
The recovery process is a journey. When you suffer an illness or injury, your body needs time to repair itself before you jump back into the activities of daily life. That’s why many patients choose to undergo rehabilitation at Santé before returning home. Our physicians, therapists and skilled nurses have the training needed to help you on the road to recovery. While you’re rehabilitating from an illness or injury with us, here are a few things you can expect:
At Santé, we’ve seen both our patients and their family members experience anticipatory grief over friends and relatives who are in their final stages of life. While every person experiences grief in his or her own unique way, here are four signs that you or a loved one may be experiencing anticipatory grief.
Aging happens differently for everyone. While some seniors remain active well into their 80s, others may experience a decline in physical or mental health. Your loved one may resist the idea of asking for help. That’s why it’s important for family members and friends to recognize the indications that an elderly person needs assistance. The earlier you see these five warning signs, the sooner you can get your loved one the help they require.