Archive for Personal Care at Home

How to Support a Senior Through the Transition to Personal Care at Home

Suddenly needing help from personal care at home can be difficult and emotionally overwhelming for your senior, but also for you. It’s important that you and your elderly family member have a plan to make that transition as smooth and as problem-free as possible. Here are just a few of the ways that you can help your senior to do just that.

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Nail Care Routines Are Essential for Seniors

Have you ever looked at your dad’s nails? It’s much easier to see his fingernails than his toenails, but you should try to see his feet. Many older adults have a harder time bending down to trim toenails, so they stop doing it. This can impact gait and mobility. It’s time to talk to him about nail care and his other personal care at home needs. Here’s what you need to talk about.

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