How to Interview for an Elder-Care Position

Guest Blogger: David Harmon  According to the Eldercare Workforce Alliance, an increased life expectancy combined with an ever-growing older population plagued with chronic health issues — including diabetes and high blood pressure — has created a stressed elder-care system. Elder care is also the fastest growing health-care specialization, making it an attractive option for anyone seeking…

Grandmothers Advice

What Everyone Should Know About Grandmas

Guest Blogger: Christy Weatherspoon  When I was nine, a family friend looked after me during the summer when my parents were at work. Her name was Rosemary and she had the kindest spirit of anyone I’ve ever known. Every day she would go to her favorite diner for breakfast where everyone knew her. The servers would…

Preparing for Senior Care

Guest Blogger: Lisa James With each passing generation comes a fresh new idea for making the most out of retirement and senior years. It should come as no surprise that no matter how many advanced systems are created and tried, the circle always comes back to one single idea, contentment. Having a plan with this…

Being Emotionally Prepared for Long-Term Care

Guest Blogger: Rob Wood An elderly parent or family member will rely on round-the-clock care increasingly as they age. While caring for them may be achievable at the beginning, the process can become emotionally and physically draining as time progresses. When you come to the conclusion that you are no longer capable of tending to…