It's natural to want the best possible care for your loved one. But whether you're the chief caregiver or you supervise someone else, it's sometimes hard to judge if the job is getting too tough to handle alone.
Take this short test to measure the physical challenges of caring for your loved one and find out if you need to get some extra help.
Sound Body, Sound Mind
When caring for an older adult, it's important not to overlook routine care -- stuff that seems obvious but that may not be on your radar. Here is a rundown of what to keep in mind.
Everyone needs regular checkups. But some older adults (and young ones, too) reason that since they just saw the doctor last month about that sinus problem, they don't need to go again. A visit to the doctor for a specific problem, however, doesn't take the place of a complete checkup.