How To Get Your Loved One In a Nursing Home

The transition of your elderly loved one into a nursing home can be a delicate thing. It is hard to know exactly when is the right time to make this change. You may experience feelings of guilt and fear due to the uncertainty of such a decision. However, sometimes making this difficult decision is theRead More →

Frontotemporal Dementia: What Caregivers Can Expect

As a primary caregiver of a loved one with frontotemporal dementia (FTD), it can be difficult navigating the points between the diagnosis and knowing what to expect on your journey. With chronic illnesses and various forms of dementia on the rise, many of us will likely be tasked with taking care of a loved oneRead More →

13 Best Balance Exercises for Seniors to Avoid Falls

The best balance exercises for seniors aren’t as difficult as you may imagine them to be. There are numerous ways older adults can improve their mobility and strength to prevent falls. In this article, we’ll go through 13 of the best exercise programs that’ll address balance problems, relieve lower back pain, and increase core-strength forRead More →

Personal Care Agreements & Contracts: The Complete Guide

Putting together a caregiver contract for a family member or loved one is often an afterthought, rather than something that is planned for in advance. Unfortunately, it’s an unpleasant reality of life that someday we may have to face the responsibility of caring for someone we love. Being prepared for that reality can help usRead More →

Caring for Someone with Dementia: 5 Important Tips

Dealing with dementia of a loved one is a hardship that’s difficult to be prepared for. After all, nobody plans their life thinking that one day they’ll have to be a caregiver of a family member, or worse still, become a burden due to their own health problems. The fact of the matter is thatRead More →

The 10-Minute Stretching Routine Seniors Should Do Daily

Incorporating stretching exercises for seniors is a core principle at Care As One for improving quality of life. As we get older, building flexibility is a key component of staying strong, mobile, and full of vitality, leaving us feeling capable of doing anything we want to do. Quite often, a decrease in mobility isn’t noticedRead More →

Elderly Strength Training: 10 Exercises Safe for Seniors

We all want independence. As we get older and our bodies change, we begin to depend on others more and more. It is inevitable that as older adults we will begin to lose muscle mass, and thus strength. However, with a consistent weight training program, this process of muscle loss can be delayed. With strengthRead More →