Did you know that one in nine people age 65 and older has dementia in the United States? Dementia is not a normal part of aging; however, it is something that affects a large portion of seniors. Many families will need to provide caregiving services to their loved ones. For this reason, it is important to keep these four tips in mind.
Do you have a parent or loved one who is need of help refuses to accept any? Maybe your elderly mother will not stop driving or your father who has trouble talking refuses help around the house. This can be difficult because you are watching them struggle yet they will not accept the help. You do not want to force them into a care facility, but you also want them to get the care they need.
There is a stereotype that seniors are against technology and devices. However, a recent study has shown that seniors are becoming more tech savvy. This study also went on to say that seniors are eager to use new devices if they will make their lives easier. If you are a senior or have aging loved one here are some apps and devices that are great for seniors.