Caregiving is a rewarding, frustrating, inspiring experience. Whether you are caring for an elderly parent or your partner, it's important to remember to also take care of yourself. We can help.

6 years ago

6 Important Considerations When Hiring Nurses for Home Care

It has been reported that each year in the United States, millions of people aged 65 and older fall. This results in hip fractures and other injuries. The consequences are sudden and serious. Read More

6 years ago

Home or Hospice? Making the Choice for Home Nursing Care

In the United States, about 40 million people provide unpaid care to an ill or disabled adult according to AARP. Many of the readers of Sixty and Me are in this situation now or might be in the future. Usually, the patient and caregiver would prefer this care be given at home, if possible. Read More

7 years ago

5 Things You Need to Know About Post-Acute Care as a Caregiver

The hospital can be a frightening place for seniors and their caregivers.

Whether you’re there for a scheduled surgery or an emergency situation, as a caregiver you want to ensure that your loved one gets started on the road to a quick recovery. Read More

7 years ago

3 Tips to Kick-Start Your Senior Housing Search

Research states that approximately 12-million Americans will need long-term care by the year 2020. In addition, 68% percent of individuals over the age of 65 will eventually develop some form of cognitive impairment or need assistance completing at least two activities of daily living such as dressing, showering and eating. Read More

7 years ago

How do You Find Privacy While Caring for Your Aging Parents?

If there is one thing that the women in our community value, it’s their privacy. Unfortunately, when you are caring for an aging parent, your privacy is one of the first things to go. Of course, you understand all of the reasons that you are stepping up and lending a helping hand – but, that doesn’t make it any easier. Read More

7 years ago

Are You Caring for an Aging Parent? What Advice Would You Give Us?

As many women in the Sixty and Me community know, caring for an aging parent is a difficult, often emotional process. While some of us are lucky enough to have parents that stay healthy and mobile, others are not so fortunate. Read More

8 years ago

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s: Support Groups, Approach and Techniques

Dementia caregivers face unique challenges. They are often so focused on multiple tasks that caring for someone with Alzheimer’s becomes a stressful and high pressure responsibility. So, it is critical to find ways to maintain a sense of balance. Read More

9 years ago

Elderly Care: How to Be a Caregiver While Taking Care of Your Own Life

Boomer women often find themselves being responsible for elderly care in their families. Unfortunately, figuring out how to be a caregiver, while finding balance in all aspects of your life, is hard.

If you feel drained by multiple and conflicting life challenges, this episode of the Sixty and Me Show may be perfect for you!  Read More

9 years ago

You Say Retirement Homes, I Say Life Care Residences

People in the United States and England often see life a little differently. But one thing that we do have in common is that we are all getting older! Read More