Archive for April, 2012

Respite Care is a lifeline for Caregivers

Respite care is a lifeline for caregivers

Caregiver taking a break Respite care is a lifeline for caregivers by ElderCarelink Caregivers hear it all the time: “Take care of yourself or you won’t be able to take care of others.” But, how does a caregiver find time for self-care? It seems impossible when we are already running […]

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Senior couple on a bicycle

Can exercise prevent dementia-related deaths?

Elderly Exercise Can exercise prevent dementia-related deaths? by ElderCarelink Seniors may want to embrace physical activity in order to maintain not only their physical health, but their mental health as well. Here’s the reason–a new study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise found that those who achieved […]

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View from behind of an adult son walking with his senior father in the park.

Benefits of In-home Care

In-home Care Three reasons to consider in-home care by ElderCarelink According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 70% of individuals over the age of 65 will require some form of long-term care. To many people, long-term care means a nursing home or assisted living facility. Although […]

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