When Grandparents Should Stay Away from the Grandkids
Experiencing shingles? If you’re around the grandchildren, they could get chicken pox! Learn more about prevention measures to protect your loved ones now.
Reflecting on the last 30 years
Join us in celebrating #HealthcareEnvironmentalServicesWeek, September 12-18, 2021. This week, we are celebrating National Healthcare Environmental Services Week. Our Environmental Services team works around the clock to make sure CMSS […]
In Celebration of Grandparents Day
National Grandparents Day honors the love only grandparents can provide. Grandparents and their grandchildren share a special bond. In celebration of #GrandparentsDay, we would like to recognize one of our […]
What To Do If You Suspect Your Older Loved One Is Being Abused
It’s something no one wants to see happen — abuse of their older loved one. Yet millions of older adults face abuse every year from family members, friends or trusted […]
Embracing the Holiday Season After a Loss
The holiday season can be an especially tough time for those who have lost a loved one. Though there is no simple way to banish grief, nor is there one right way to deal with the difficult emotions you likely feel, there are a number of ways to make the holiday season a bit easier for yourself.
Caregivers: Ways to Engage Your Loved Ones in Fun Activities
In addition to the games and craft projects we’ve been discussing, there are many other activities that you can enjoy with your older loved ones. Whether your loved one is dealing with dementia or a physical illness, many of these activities can be adapted to fit their needs and abilities.
Caregiving Spotlight: What It’s Like Looking After an Ill Parent or Spouse
Providing care for an ill parent or spouse is something that we often don’t ever plan for. It’s easy to assume that you’ll never be the caregiver for a loved […]
Rainy Day Activity: Track Your Family Tree
If you’ve ever wanted to track your family history, you’ve likely been overwhelmed by the number of resources available to you. A quick Google search presents an overwhelming number of […]
10 Ways to Spend Time with Grandparents and Older Adults This Summer
Are you looking for ways to enjoy the summer with your grandparent, parent or other older adult in your life? Here are 10 things to do this summer that you’ll both love.
How to Talk to your Parents About Their End of Life Plans
For many people, discussing end of life plans can be uncomfortable and even scary. However, adopting a sense of openness today creates certainty and ensures that when the time comes, […]
The Grandparent’s Ultimate Guide to Email
Connecting with grandkids is one of the greatest joys for grandparents. As Margaret Mead put it, “Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be […]
The Ultimate Guide to Video Chat
With family all over the country (or globe) it can be tough to make every birthday party, family gathering and Sunday night dinner. Fortunately, technology is making connecting with family and friends easier than ever. Video chat has become a popular form of communication for many families.
Our Favorite Online Resources for Family Caregivers
Many family caregivers feel overwhelmed, underprepared, alone, and stressed as they face the great responsibility of taking care of their loved one. As we celebrate National Family Caregivers Month, we […]
Coping with the Death of a Parent
Death. It doesn’t matter how you choose to perceive it, the bottom line is that experiencing and dealing with it is one of the most difficult things any of us will ever do.