48 Questions to Ask Elderly Grandparents
Ask elderly grandparents a question from this printable deck of cards. Start conversation and connection between children and their older relatives.
Long-Distance Caregiving: The Three Most Unexpected Emotions
As a long-distance caregiver, you are probably filled with worry and exhaustion. You may also experience feelings of guilt, doubt and resentment toward your loved one. While these emotions may be unwelcome and may make you feel uncomfortable, they are not unusual among long-distance caregivers.
Long-Distance Caregiving: When to Make the Move Closer to Your Loved One
It can seem like an impossible decision. Do you remain a long-distance caregiver or move closer to your loved one? Should you give up your job, your community, and living near your friends to ease the burden of long-distance caregiving?
How Caregiving Will Change Over the Next Ten Years
Technology changes everything and that includes caregiving. Over the next ten years, it promises to make caregiving easier and improve the ability to care for loved ones.
How Long-Distance Caregiving Impacts Work Productivity
We have written a lot about the physical and emotional impact of being a long-distance caregiver, along with the high levels of stress that can lead to caregiver burnout.
The Three Best Resources to Manage Long-Distance Care
If you are a long-distance caregiver, you need access to resources and tools that can help you manage the care of a loved one. Thankfully there are numerous resources and new technologies that can help you to organize the details of care.
The Important Role of Communication in Long-Distance Caregiving
If you are a long-distance caregiver you know the pressures of trying to make sure your loved one is doing ok in their daily environment. Managing care, coordinating schedules and checking in on his or her daily status can be complicated and frustrating.
Three Secrets to Finding the Best Long-Distance Care
While the mantra of every realtor is “Location, location, location”, the mantra of every long-distance caregiver should be “Information, information, information”. As a long-distance caregiver you need as much information as possible to help you supervise the health and well-being of a loved one.
Three Ways to Manage Family, Career and Long-Distance Caregiving
If you are a long-distance caregiver, daily worries and frustration can easily become a way of life. However, information, organization, …
The 3 Best Options for Long Distance Caregiving
There is no easy way to be a long distance caregiver, by its very nature it is fraught with worry. However, sometimes life and work provide no other option but to live a distance from your loved one. Fortunately, there are support systems available to help you and the senior you love. Here are the three best options for long distance caregiving.
4 New Technologies for Long-Distance Caregiving
Being a long distance caregiver is difficult to say the least. According to Clinical Interventions on Aging, approximately five to seven million Americans are long-distance caregivers for elders, and this number is expected to double in the next 15 years.
How to Build a Long Distance Care Team
We live in a mobile society and that means that adult children are not always going to live in close proximity to aging parents. That makes it difficult to make sure their daily needs are addressed, especially if illness or chronic disease strikes. It is possible to put together a long distance care team that will provide for your loved one and give you some peace of mind. Here are some tips on how to put together a reliable team that will serve the best interests of the senior you love.