Advice, Resources, and Guidance from Our Expert Caregivers

This month, we’re focusing on fighting the negative impact of loneliness and isolation. These feelings can lead to larger concerns like depression, malnutrition, failing health, and even dementia. That’s why we’ve put together our best resources, made by our team of caregiving experts, to help you start a path to more engaging and meaningful relationships with your aging loved ones. Check out a few of our articles below:

Two senior adults laughing and walking together outdoors in autumn, enjoying senior home care.

Approaching 2021 with Good Intentions – Self-care Resolutions for In-Home Care Recipients

Learn new ways to help prioritize mental health, including inspiration for new ways to connect with friends and family.

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Getting in the Spirit – Engaging Halloween Activities for Seniors

Get festive this Halloween season and use America’s favorite spooky holiday to start conversations, learn about old legends, and share some wonderful memories!

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Elderly couple smiling and holding small pumpkins in a senior care setting.

Ways to Help Your Aging Loved One Stay Engaged

We’re not quite out of the woods yet with the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, you can learn some great ways to keep seniors engaged AND safe this year!

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Art Therapy for Seniors

Engagement doesn’t always have to be conversation based. Learn how you and your loved one can interact and improve your mental wellbeing with art therapy.

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Three senior adults engaged in a painting activity with elderly home care assistance.
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Why Seniors Should Share with Younger People

Need a little help finding things to talk about? Find out about all the incredible things younger people can learn from seniors!

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Transform Your Health Through Social Engagement

Isolation can feel defeating and can take a toll on your mental health, but there are ways to reverse the negative effects of isolation! Read on to learn more.

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The Holiday Season – Loneliness and Isolation

As we approach the winter holiday season, it’s important to remember to check in on our aging loved ones. The holidays can bring up a lot of emotions, not all of them good. Learn how you can spot signs of loneliness and isolation during the holiday months.

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If you notice you or a loved one is battling loneliness or isolation, but you’re unsure how to move forward, reach out to your local ameriCARE for more information on our companion care services. There’s no limit to how far an open ear, a warm smile, and a shoulder to rest on can go!