5 Gifts for Caregivers With Caregiver Appreciation Month in full swing and the holidays approaching, we felt it was the perfect time to share five gifts for your favorite caregiver! 1. Meals If you know someone who doesn't want or need more "things" meals are a perfect solution. When you bring someone a meal, you're also gifting them the time it would otherwise
3 Tips for Stubborn Aging Parents At The Devoted Daughter, we take pride in offering advice and tips on how to navigate through the aging process. But what do you do when you have all the information, but your person isn't willing to budge? First off, I'd encourage you to remember that this is a time of loss for many seniors. Their bodies
Dementia 101 Over the last twenty years of working in the Senior Care Industry, I cannot count how many times I've heard people misuse or confuse terms when it comes to Dementia. So today, we're going to break down the basics so you can have a clearer understanding and feel more confident when broaching this subject. First, it's crucial to understand that if
5 Questions to Ask When Taking Over Your Aging Parent's Finances Managing your personal finances is a headache of its own, much less taking over your parents. But often the time comes and the earlier you can prepare, the better. I encourage you to remember that this is a time of loss for your parents. Put yourself in their shoes and try to
3 Ways to Not Lose Your Identity while Caregiving "It is so important as a caregiver not to become so enmeshed in the role that you lose yourself. It's neither good for you nor your loved one." - Dana Reeve Since you're reading this, I'm sure you've heard of "caring for the caregiver." This is a statement that comes from a good place
Fall Bucketlist for You and Your Senior It's finally fall everyone! One of our core principles here at The Devoted Daughter is to spend more time as a child and not a caregiver. So in honor of the season, we've put together a list of 10 fall themed activities you and your parent can do together. Photo and recipe from Dixie Crystals 1.