Why not spend National Senior Citizens Day introducing your loved ones to fun activities they can enjoy throughout the year? If that’s your goal, these entertainment ideas should make the festivities even more memorable for you both.
Some professions require a lot more knowledge than they do skills. Others are the opposite – they require more skill than knowledge. Caregiving is one of the more unique professions in that it requires equal parts skill and knowledge, meaning it takes a special kind of person to be a caregiver.
It takes a lot of different qualities to be good at anything, including caregiving. A job where you’re putting widgets into a box takes a whole different set of qualities than it does for a caregiver who invests themselves in another human being every day.
Convincing an aging family member that they need care without being too pushy is never easy. What follows are some proven ways to get even the most stubborn relative to say "yes" when their health and wellbeing weigh in the balance.