Ask Amy: What activities can my aging loved one participate in while we’re on vacation together?

Ask Amy: What activities can my aging loved one participate in while we’re on vacation together?

The Joys of the Front Porch….Q: What activities can my aging loved one participate in while we’re on vacation together?Often, as we find ourselves being caregivers for elderly loved ones in our life, we long for a vacation. However, we often consider whether to take...
Ask Amy: What are some positive and effective ways to get more calories into my loved one?

Ask Amy: What are some positive and effective ways to get more calories into my loved one?

We’ve recognized that as people age and/or are battling illness, their appetite is affected – typically negatively. Often, age itself, a slower metabolism, and illness cause someone to not be as interested in eating. Medications used to treat illnesses or treatment,...