It’s that time of year, the winter chill is fading and spring is creeping up fast! More importantly, if you have kids in school – spring break is just around the corner. If you’re wanting to get away for the week with your kids, but are worried about who will look after mom and dad… Continue reading Respite for Seniors: It’s Almost Spring Break!
Crafts are a great way to stay busy and let out your creative side, and Easter is a great excuse to make some crafts with the grandchildren that can double as decor! Below we have five easy Easter decor crafts anyone can make with simple supplies. They’re perfect for spending quality time together, bonding with… Continue reading 5 Easy Easter Crafts for Seniors to do with their Grandchildren
Dementia impacts short-term memory and directly causes repetitive behavior like repeated speech. Because this can be frustrating, it’s important to equip yourself with techniques on how to gracefully handle this situation with your senior loved one. Our Tapestries Memory Care team has put together a list of ways to respond when someone with dementia keeps… Continue reading How to Respond When Someone with Dementia Keeps Repeating Themselves
Is there anything better than a delicious slice of pie? This beloved dessert is perfect for all seasons, and with a huge range of options from sugary sweet to tart, there really is a perfect type of pie for everyone. If you’re searching for fun activities to do with your elderly loved ones, baking a… Continue reading Can we get serious about pie, please?
Finding someone to take care of your parents while you are away can be a challenge. Leaving mom home may only require a simple, periodic check-in, or she may need more comprehensive daily assistance including shopping, food prep, cleaning, bathing, and taking medicine. UMC HomeWorks can help with all of those needs through our Respite… Continue reading How UMC HomeWorks Helps Adult Children Take a Vacation!