Senior Care Resources

Here are some home care resources and expertise to help make life as a family caregiver a little easier, a little less stressful, a little more manageable.

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adult daughter comforting aging father
Jan 27, 2023
Suddenly You’re a Caregiver. Now What?
May 22, 2022
Guide: Navigating Long Term Care Insurance
May 14, 2022
Guide: Home Care Solutions
woman caregiver smiling
May 11, 2022
Guide: 5 Ways to Prevent Senior Hospitalizations
Caregiver helping a senior woman out of a car
Feb 23, 2022
Guide: Returning Home from the Hospital
Grandfather, adult daughter and grandkids cooking and living together
Feb 10, 2022
Is Multigenerational Living Right for You?
Senior man in hospital bed
Jan 28, 2022
7 Tips When Someone You Love is Dying
Caregiver taking care of senior woman in her bed
Dec 28, 2021
Returning Home: Navigating a Hospital Discharge
Senior man with glasses talks with caregiver
Dec 28, 2021
Where’s the Best Place to Recover?
Caregiver sits with smiling senior man
Dec 27, 2021
9 Things to Consider After a Hospital Discharge
Dec 27, 2021
Tips for Returning Home from the Hospital
A senior man with can sits in doctor office examination room
Dec 27, 2021
Tips on Selecting Home Medical Equipment
A senior man talks with a caregiver and pharmacist
Dec 27, 2021
Tips to Manage Follow-up Appointments
Senior woman wearing unkept pink sweater with stains on it
Dec 16, 2021
Signs That Your Aging Parent Might Need Help
senior planning
Dec 14, 2021
Guide: Home Care Funding Solutions
Stack of Books
Dec 13, 2021
Reliable Resources: A Guide for Older Adults, Their Families and Professionals in Aging
Reviweing financial papers
Dec 13, 2021
Guide: Blueprint for Retirement and Beyond
Son and Father talking
Dec 10, 2021
40-70 Rule: An Action Plan for Successful Aging
Oct 06, 2021
4 Questions to Ask if Older Adults Refuse Care
Caregiver daughter and senior
Aug 31, 2021
The Benefits of Respite Care for Dementia Caregivers
Caregiver and Senior Holding Hands
May 11, 2021
Compose Your Life Song
Woman Man Conversation
May 11, 2021
Final Years Planning: Where to Find Assistance
Adult children hospice with parent
May 11, 2021
5 Misconceptions About End-of-Life Planning and Care
Adult children senior conversation
May 11, 2021
How to Begin the Final Wishes Conversation
adult siblings planning
May 11, 2021
6 Ways to Get Started on a Final Years Plan
Elderly woman in her kitchen holding a cup of coffee
Apr 06, 2021
Home Your Own Way
Caregiver offering tea to a senior
Apr 06, 2021
Conversation Starters for Aging Adults and Adult Children
Family Discussion
Apr 06, 2021
Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Daughter and father sitting at table
Mar 16, 2021
Three Tips for Candid Conversations with Family Members about Senior Fraud
Senior woman and daughter sit talking at the kitchen table at home
Oct 07, 2020
Hurdles Often Stand in the Way of Communicating with Aging Parents
Senior having a conversation with their son at the dinner table
Oct 07, 2020
Seven Tips for Better Communication
home instead helpful resources to assist family caregivers navigate the aging journey
Oct 01, 2020
The 40-70 Rule: Communicating Touchy Topics
Senior reviewing financial documents at desk
Sep 23, 2020
Your Senior Parents’ Finances: How to Ask the Difficult Questions and Get Real Answers
Senior man and son eat and talk at kitchen table at home.
Aug 25, 2020
Difficult Aging Conversations: What to do if You See the Signs
Three daughters sit at kitchen table and talk about care for aging parents
Aug 21, 2020
Solving Family Conflict
Woman caregiver on the phone discussing senior care options
Jul 19, 2020
COVID-19 Highlights Caregiver’s Need to Plan Ahead
Two daughters sit at kitchen table and talk legal needs of aging parents
Apr 08, 2020
Why Power of Attorney is So Important for Seniors
Senior man and daughter talking and laughing near bookshelves
Mar 08, 2020
Helping Families Understand Long Term Care Insurance
Senior man and woman review senior care options with daughter.
Nov 07, 2019
Understanding Senior Care Options
Caregiver wearing PPE helping senior
Dec 01, 2022
11 Cold, Flu and COVID Prevention Tips for Older Adults
Caregiver helping elderly woman bathe
Feb 04, 2022
Do Older Adults Really Smell Different?
Collection of prescription bottles
Jan 24, 2022
Let’s Talk About Rx
Senior pouring medication pills in to her hand
Jan 24, 2022
8 Tips to Help Avoid Medication Mistakes
Senior man having blood pressure checked
Jan 24, 2022
10 Signs Medications Could be to Blame
Prescription on paper
Jan 24, 2022
10 Key Questions Older Adults Should Ask the Pharmacist
Older man looking out window
Jan 20, 2022
Signs of Depression in Older Adults
Senior resting his head on his hands
Dec 23, 2021
Are Glasses Enough for Seniors?
Older Adult with Anxiety
Oct 14, 2021
How to Approach an Older Adult with Anxiety
older man being comforted by daughter
Oct 07, 2021
How to Calm an Older Adult’s Anxiety
Senior with family caregiver.
Jul 23, 2021
4 COPD Management Tips for Caregivers
Senior in deep thought.
Jul 23, 2021
7 Tips to Reduce the Stress of Incontinence Caregiving
Sad Senior Indoors
May 10, 2021
Depression, Heart Disease, Diabetes…Could it be Low Vitamin D?
worried senior
Apr 15, 2021
Listen Up: Here’s How Age Can Impact Your 5 Senses
Caregiver and senior cooking in kitchen
Jan 25, 2021
Vision Loss Simulator: Cooking with Cataracts
eye vision chart in doctor office
Jan 25, 2021
5 Tips to Maintain Independence with Vision Loss
Box of ear plugs
Jan 25, 2021
DIY Ways to Experience Sensory Loss
hearing aid placed in hand
Jan 25, 2021
Learn the Hidden Risks of Hearing Loss
Home Instead Caregiver taking blood pressure reading for senior man at home
Oct 09, 2020
High, Low, and Just Right: How to Keep An Aging Adult’s Blood Pressure in the Green Zone
Row of apples on a grocery store shelf
Sep 28, 2020
Exercise, Nutrition Important to Fighting Osteoporosis and Preventing Fall-Related Injuries
Senior woman sitting at dining room table eating healthy meal.
Aug 15, 2020
10 Diabetes Superfoods Seniors Can Say “Yes!” To
Senior man and son fishing together at the end of a dock
Dec 11, 2019
Aging, Mental Health and Caregiving
Cutting board on counter with healthy cut foods arranged on it
Nov 07, 2019
Seniors and Diabetes: What You Need to Know
Elderly woman gazes out the window of her home.
Oct 09, 2019
Anxiety: the Real Reason Mom Won’t Leave the House
Senior sitting down with their hands clasped
Jun 09, 2019
Tips for Managing Arthritis in Older Adults
Jul 29, 2022
3 Steps to Prepare Older Loved Ones for Severe Weather
May 06, 2022
10 Tips to Keep Seniors Safe from Wildfires
older woman with handheld fan
May 02, 2022
Summer Safety Tips for Seniors
senior female walking on sidewalk
May 02, 2022
10 Summertime Activities to Help Make Seniors Part of the Action
Families Chatting
Apr 16, 2022
Elderoscopy: 6 Questions You Need to Answer to Age Well
Adult son taking keys from aging man
Feb 18, 2022
Let’s Talk About Driving
Older woman driving a car
Jan 28, 2022
Medical Conditions That Put the Brakes on Driving
Sick senior and caregiver
Dec 14, 2021
Guide: The Truth About Hospice
INstalling a senior safely grab bar on the wall
Dec 09, 2021
Guide: Home Safety Checklist
Messy Kitchen
Dec 07, 2021
5 Ways to Help a Senior Overcome Hoarding Issues
Senior woman taking a walk
Dec 07, 2021
Activities for a Senior’s Mind, Body and Soul
Seniors enjoying mealtime with family
Aug 05, 2021
Companionship Diet: A Recipe for Healthy Aging
Family mealtimes with seniors
Jul 28, 2021
4 Recipes to Connect Families
Senior eating healthy meal
Jul 27, 2021
7 Nutrition Tips for Older Adults
Senior helping with meal preparation
Jul 27, 2021
6 Ways to Make Older Adults Part of Your Family Meals
Senior eating alone
Jul 27, 2021
5 Mealtime Challenges for Seniors
Caregiver Cleaning
Jul 23, 2021
5 Ways to Keep a Senior’s Home Clean
Seniors and romance
Jul 23, 2021
When Mom Gets a Boyfriend
Senior bathing
Jul 23, 2021
4 Tips to Make Showering Easier
Senior relaxing at home.
Jul 23, 2021
When Mom Can’t Go on Vacation
Two seniors praying
Jun 14, 2021
The Need for Faith and Spirituality Along the Caregiving Journey
senior man in a car
May 27, 2021
Retiring from Driving: 3 Ways to Make the Transition
senior man in a car
May 27, 2021
10 Signs a Senior May be Unsafe on the Road
May 27, 2021
Pets and Seniors Make the Perfect Pair
May 27, 2021
5 Best Pet Options for Seniors
May 27, 2021
7 Ways Seniors Can Interact with Pets
senior on ipad
May 26, 2021
Think Fast! Best Brain Games and Apps for Older Adults
Senior Outdoors
May 10, 2021
Soaking up the Sun: Benefits of Getting Outdoors for Aging Adults
Senior at Bank
May 07, 2021
10 Ways to Stretch Your Dollars
Senior couple walking their dog
Apr 08, 2021
Staycation Ideas for Older Adults
Smart watch on a wrist
Apr 06, 2021
Top Aging in Place Technologies to Help You Stay Home
Senior walking down the stairs
Apr 06, 2021
Top Five Aging in Place Pitfalls
Daughter talking with mom and dad
Mar 16, 2021
Fraud Checklist: What to Do if You’ve Been Scammed
Writing a check
Mar 16, 2021
Three Scams Targeting Older Adults Are on the Rise
Mother and daughter talking about finances
Mar 15, 2021
Protect Seniors from Fraud
Handyman fixinfg a bathroon grab bar
Mar 12, 2021
Home Safety Checklist: Making Home Safer for Aging Adults
Daughter,  sharing lunch with her mother
Mar 05, 2021
Myth Busters: 6 Common Misconceptions About Nutrition as We Age
Doctor and aging patient
Feb 25, 2021
Have You Scheduled an Annual Checkup? Plan Ahead During COVID-19
Seniors having dinner
Feb 03, 2021
The Scoop on Older Adults and Sex
Senior pointing to her ears
Jan 25, 2021
10 Ways to Save Your Senses
senior looking out window
Dec 14, 2020
5 Signs an Aging Adult is Experiencing Loneliness
Father and son looking at computer.
Nov 19, 2020
5 Tips to Protect Older Adults from Online Scams
Aging Adult on phone
Aug 15, 2020
3 Benefits of Technology to Share with Seniors and Their Caregivers
Senior man sits alone in chair in his living room
Jul 19, 2020
5 Ways to Keep Isolation from Ruining a Senior's Appetite
Aging man holds railing and cane while standing on front step of his home
Oct 09, 2019
How to Improve Home Safety for Older Adults
Aging man sitting at dining room table eating healthy meal.
Mar 06, 2019
Senior Dietary Restrictions: Resource Guide
Senior woman happily playing piano at home
Sep 17, 2018
10 Tips for Healthy Aging
Home Instead Caregiver and senior woman talk together on sofa at home
Nov 18, 2022
Keeping Your Identity as a Caregiver
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Nov 10, 2022
Live chat with expert: Loretta Woodward Veney
Home Instead CAREGiver and senior looking at mail
Oct 25, 2022
Pro Tips for Returning Home from a Hospitalization
Family gathering
Sep 30, 2022
Tips to Help Families Work Together in Dementia Care
Male family caregiver arguing
Sep 27, 2022
Tips to Manage Dementia-related Anger and Aggression
Client and Caregiver
Sep 23, 2022
How to Capture Memories with a Dementia Diagnosis
Senior looking out the window in their living room
Sep 21, 2022
Dementia + Personal Care: Turning ‘no’ into ‘yes
Senior woman with Alzheimer's sitting in chair at home.
Jul 22, 2022
Is Hearing Loss the Culprit?
Doctor and family caregiver review medical information
Jun 21, 2022
Why Getting a Dementia Diagnosis is Important
Senior man and son fishing together at the end of a dock
May 18, 2022
Balancing Work and Caregiving
Retiree paying bills and organizing paperwork
Apr 19, 2022
The Legal Aspects of Estate Planning
Siblings disucssion their aging parents care
Mar 30, 2022
How Family & Professional Caregivers Work Together
Senior man and woman review senior care options with daughter.
Jan 27, 2022
Renewing the Commitment to Care
Aging man holds railing and cane while standing on front step of his home
Oct 20, 2021
Understanding Parkinson’s Disease
Dementia care at home
Sep 07, 2021
Video Series: Tips for Managing Alzheimer’s and Dementia Symptoms
Mother and daughter helping Grandmother with tablet
Jul 22, 2021
4 Steps for Better Brain Health
May 27, 2021
5 Ways to Minimize Late Day Confusion
using a screwdriver to put in a screw
May 27, 2021
Home Safety Considerations for Families Living with Alzheimer’s
Home Instead Caregiver and senior woman work on scrapbook together at home
Feb 24, 2021
Finding the Joy in Caregiving
Senior man and son fishing together at the end of a dock
Oct 07, 2020
Communication Plays Critical Role in Dementia Care
Senior woman with delusions caused by dementia opens the front door of her home
Sep 30, 2020
Managing Dementia-Related Delusions
Senior woman with Alzheimer's sitting in chair at home.
Sep 27, 2020
Getting a Diagnosis
Elderly man gazes out the window of his home.
Sep 23, 2020
What Is Dementia?
Elderly man with dementia sitting in living room chair at home
Sep 20, 2020
What are the Suspected Causes of Alzheimer’s and Dementia?
Woman with dementia outside in garden
Sep 15, 2020
What are the Other Types of Dementia?
Senior woman and daughter sit talking at the kitchen table at home
Sep 01, 2020
Tips for Talking to Someone with Alzheimer’s
Elderly woman gazes out the window of her home.
Sep 01, 2020
Symptoms and Stages of Alzheimer’s
Two people gently holding the hands
Sep 01, 2020
What's the Difference Between Alzheimer’s & Dementia?
Elderly woman gazes out the window of her home.
Mar 19, 2020
Caring for someone with Frontotemporal Degeneration
Senior woman with delusions caused by dementia opens the front door of her home
Jun 07, 2018
Caring for Someone with Lewy Body Dementia
Family playing a game.
Aug 03, 2022
Sandwich Generation is Feeling the Caregiving Stress
Family caregiver at rest
Jun 24, 2021
Self-Care is not Selfish: Tips for Caregivers
giving a gift to a senior.
Nov 01, 2023
Family Caregiver Holiday Gift Guide
Senior receiving present from caregiver
Nov 01, 2023
Holiday Stress Busters for Family Caregivers
Family sitting around a table
Aug 03, 2022
5 Ways to Survive the Sandwich Generation Press
Woman wiping away tears
Jan 26, 2022
Managing Caregiver Depression Through Exercise
Senior couple sitting at a table
Jan 14, 2022
Signs that Spousal Caregiving May Be Becoming Too Risky for You
Woman caregiver smiling
Dec 21, 2021
9 Ways to Be a More Optimistic Caregiver
Man sitting at kitchen table with car keys in hand
Dec 07, 2021
5 Ways to Move Past Caregiver Denial
Family enjoying themselves
Oct 27, 2021
Laughter is the Best Medicine
Female talking on phone
Oct 25, 2021
Help for Long-Distance Caregivers
Two adult sisters talking
Oct 22, 2021
Family Caregivers: How to Ask Others for Help
Woman looking longingly
Oct 22, 2021
Emotional and Physical Signs of Caregiver Stress
Upset female caregiver
Oct 19, 2021
5 Ways to Manage Caregiver Anger
Daughter sitting with her dad
Mar 23, 2021
Daughters in the Workplace
Mom and daughter taking a walk
Mar 23, 2021
5 Health Tips for Working Family Caregivers
Family Caregiver talking to his employer
Mar 23, 2021
How to Talk with Your Employer about Caregiving
Caregiver pouring a drink
Mar 23, 2021
The Many Benefits of Caring for Others
Family Caregiver taking notes in a book
Mar 23, 2021
10 Benefits Working Caregivers Want (and Need)
Seniors hugging
Feb 03, 2021
Preserving Intimacy While Caring for a Spouse
senior on treadmill
Jan 06, 2021
5 Healthy Aging Resolutions for Older Adults and Caregivers
Daughter with sick mother
Nov 20, 2020
5 Tips to Manage Work and Caregiving During COVID-19
Adult daughter quietly thinking while looking depressed
Sep 24, 2020
5 Ways to Manage Caregiver Guilt
Caregiver smiles and looks out kitchen window at home
Apr 13, 2020
Reducing Stress During COVID-19: Helpful Habits You Can Start Today