Category: BEK Caregivers Corners

Emphasizing Independence In Seniors

February is also  National Senior Independence month, which means it is a great time to emphasize maintaining an independent lifestyle. Here are a few ways seniors can become more independent: Increase socialization– It is easy to get used to doing the same mundane tasks from day to day, but it is important to switch things…

National Bath Safety Month

According to the New York Times the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that each year, approximately 235,000 people over the age of 15 visit emergency rooms because of injuries they suffered in the bathroom. January is National Bath Safety Month, which is a great time to make your bathroom safer to avoid…

Benefits of Adult Day Care Services

  Adult daycare often has a negative stigma associated with it. Many caregivers don’t want to enroll their loved one into adult daycare. They feel that it is degrading to their loved one. However, adult daycare comes with tremendous benefits for caregivers and senior citizens. On a long-term basis, it can be much more beneficial…

Christmas Gifts for Senior Citizens

It can be hard to find the perfect gift for all of the people we care about during the holiday season. If you are shopping for a senior citizen, it can be difficult to find something that they don’t already have. Many seniors will express that they have everything they need, and that could likely…

Helping Seniors Through The Holiday Season

The holiday season is a typically a time of great joy spent with family and friends. However, among the twinkling lights and the sweet treats, the holidays are often very stressful. If you care for a senior citizen, you are familiar with the difficulties of the holiday season. The following tips will make your senior…

Travel Tips for Seniors

One of the greatest joys of retirement is the opportunity it provides for you to spend time doing things you love. And if you have always dreamed of traveling, but never had the time, now is the perfect opportunity to check out all the incredible sites on your list! To ensure you have a safe…

Benefits of Living in A Senior Community

A loss of independence is one of the most difficult parts of growing older, surpassed only by the loss of one’s partner. This loss means that living alone is a difficult prospect that many seniors must face, and many children worry about for their parents. Although it is completely understandable for a senior to want…