Caregiver Resources

Men. Brushing teeth.

Oral Care Items to Keep Your Loved One’s Teeth and Gums Healthy

Posted by Chad Birt on Wed May 17 2023

One of the most important things you can do as a family caregiver is to ensure your loved ones practice good oral hygiene. Regularly brushing and flossing your loved one’s teeth and visiting the dentist for oral exams and teeth cleanings can reduce the risk of problems like cavities, gum disease, and dysphagia (difficulty swallowing). Read More

Smiling man with hearing aid.

The Best Over-the-Counter (OTC) Hearing Aids

Posted by Chad Birt on Wed May 17 2023

Hearing loss is one of the most common age-related health problems. It affects nearly half of adults 75 and older. Although there’s no way to fix it, wearable devices, like hearing aids, can make it easier to hear and communicate. Read More

Man lifting weights.

Easy Strength Training Exercises to Build Muscle and Increase Independence

Posted by Chad Birt on Tue May 16 2023

Exercise is one of the best ways to slow the natural aging process and live a healthier life. Not only that, but staying active improves your mobility, boosts your confidence, and increases your independence.Read More

Couple in their home.

How to Choose a Stair Rail for Limited Mobility

Posted by Chad Birt on Tue May 16 2023

Despite the challenges of getting older, most Americans say they want to age in place. AARP’s Home and Community Preferences Survey found that 77% of people 50 and older “want to remain in their homes for the long term.” Read More