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Welcome to the Senior Helpers Blog!

Here you will find helpful tips, loving advice, and useful information to make caring for an aging loved one a bit easier.

Give the Gift of Peace of Mind

Still looking for gift ideas for your parents or grandparents? Rather than giving them another sweater, why don’t you give them (and you) the gift of peace of mind? We all worry about our aging loved ones, and we wish there were more of us so we could be at work, with our kids, and with our elderly family members all at the same time. Sound familiar?

Senior Depression and the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately, for many senior citizens, the holidays can be a lonely and depressing season. There’s a long list of things that can cause depression. Illnesses, memory loss, poor diet, loss of a loved one, change in routine, and medication are just a few. While the holiday season is bright and cheery for many, it can be a sad reminder for many seniors.

Winter Weather and Senior Safety

While snow in the yard and frost on the windows paints a pretty picture, winter weather can actually be very dangerous – especially for your elderly loved one. Freezing weather, slippery sidewalks, and icy roads all create potential hazards for everyone, but accidents can be avoided with these winter survival tips:

Easy Holiday Gift Ideas

Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? While buying gifts for others is usually a joyous feeling, we know that it can be stressful as well. What if mom doesn’t like it? What if dad never uses this gift? That’s why we always feel that gifts from the heart are the best kind, especially when giving gifts to your aging loved one. If you’re feeling crafty, take a look at a few of these homemade gifts:

Holiday Travel Safety

Are you traveling for the holidays this month? The holiday season is one of the biggest travel seasons, which means more traffic jams, long lines, and the potential for accidents.

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